Gabriela Wheeler

GABRIELA@LUBESNGREASES.COM

Editor, Base Oils - Gabriela Wheeler joined Lubes'n'Greases Publishing as base oils editor in 2013. She was previously senior editor at ICIS, where she was responsible for weekly price analysis and news about diverse markets, from base oils to polyolefins, fertilizers and sulphuric acid. Gabriela graduated with an M.A. in English and Linguistics from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, and currently resides with her family in Tokyo, Japan, having also lived and worked in the United States, Argentina, Poland, the Dominican Republic and Denmark.

Recent Articles

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. base oils completed another week under fairly quiet conditions, with demand described as steady and supply deemed m …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lingering tight supply conditions and steady demand continue to support stable-to-firm base oil prices in Asia, but the …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. base oil demand remains at projected levels for September, while upcoming turnarounds may help keep supply/demand i …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

With no significant developments expected to derail the Asian base oil market in September, suppliers have set their sig …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

For many U.S. base oil suppliers, September is turning out to be better than expected in terms of demand, but others hav …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Climbing crude oil and feedstock prices continue to place upward pressure on base oil prices in Asia, with offers moving …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Many U.S. base oil buyers will see the recently announced increases implemented in September, as a good number enjoy a s …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

A tight supply/demand balance, particularly for the heavy-vis base stocks, together with strong feedstock costs, continu …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Following a burst of pricing activity the previous weeks, whereby the vast majority of U.S. base oil producers initiated …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Base oil prices in Asia have seen a moderate upward adjustment in recent weeks, particularly for the API Group I and II …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

This week Phillips 66, SK, HollyFrontier, Flint Hills Resources, and Ergon joined the current round of producers initiat …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Strong feedstock costs and tight supply are supporting stable-to-firm base oil prices in Asia, with suppliers hoping to …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

The U.S. base oils market was hit by a wave of increases this week. Calumet, ExxonMobil and Paulsboro Refining followed …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

The extended shutdown at CPC-Shells API Group I light base oils unit in Taiwan, together with recent and ongoing turnaro …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Just as the rumblings about the latest price increase initiatives for U.S. base oils had started to quiet down, Motiva s …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Base oil prices in Asia continue to be exposed to upward pressure, given high production costs and tight supply.

Last …

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Naphthenic base oils producer Cross Oil joined two U.S. suppliers that had stepped out with price increases last week. C …

Asia Base Oil Price Report

Asia Base Oil Price Report

A major Singapore refiner will increase its API Group I and II prices by $20-$40/metric ton, effective Aug. 1, market so …