U.S. Base Oil Price Report
Base oil producers expressed optimism that orders have become more steady, stating that a number of grades appear less oversupplied than at the end of August.–by Gabriela Wheeler
EMEA Base Oil Price Report
Base oil markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa had a quiet week in terms of buying activity but were exceptionally busy for shipping fixtures, perhaps in response to deals settled at the beginning of September.–by Ray Masson
SSY Base Oil Shipping Report
Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the Sept. 26 edition of Lube Report Americas
Asia Base Oil Price Report
Conditions in the Asian base oil market appear to be slightly in disarray, with producers hoping to improve margins – which have been curtailed by steep feedstock costs – and buyers resisting price hikes on account of ample supply.–by Gabriela Wheeler
Texas Refinery Corp. named Patrick M. Walsh its new president.
Darren Booth was appointed president of the Petroleum Packaging Council.
Global OEM and Industry Liaison Gary Parsons retired from Chevron Oronite.