U.S. Base Oil Price Report
Chevron, Paulsboro and Kleen Performance Products stepped out with price increases this week, following ExxonMobil’s initiative, which was communicated a few days ago.–by Gabriela Wheeler
EMEA Base Oil Price Report
Base oil prices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa remained relatively stable in recent weeks, despite run-ups in in crude oil and feedstock costs that threaten to squeeze base oil margins.–by Ray Masson
SSY Base Oil Shipping Report
Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the Oct. 17 edition of Lube Report Americas.
Asia Base Oil Price Report
Conflicting currents continue to impact Asian base oils, with hefty crude oil and feedstock values exerting upward pricing pressure and ample supply thwarts price adjustments.–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.