U.S. Base Oil Price Report
The base oils market seems to have switched to summer mode, with activity described as healthy but slightly less vibrant than a couple of weeks ago, and prices staying flat.–by Gabriela Wheeler
EMEA Base Oil Price Report
Prices for API Group I base oils are mostly stable throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, thanks to a number of interlinked developments that have altered supply-demand balances – to the point that some sources are even forecasting shortages.–by Ray Masson
SSY Base Oil Shipping Report
Activity is more encouraging out of the U.S. Gulf, but both Asia and Europe are disappointingly quiet.–by Adrian Brown
Asia Base Oil Price Report
Mounting base stock supply levels and slowing demand appeared to be signaling the start of the summer season, when activity in several downstream segments tends to subside.–by Gabriela Wheeler
Thom Smith of Valvoline died June 3.
Anna Mascolo will succeed Anne Anderson as VP at Shell Aviation.
Todd Cawley is vice president, sales and marketing at Novvi.