Ray Masson

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Although rising prices in the European, Middle Eastern and African regions appear to have slowed their pace a little, se …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Base oil prices throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa are facing renewed upward pressure from firming crude oil …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

The Europe, Middle East and Africa regions have seen base oil trade pick up in some areas, whilst other parts reported m …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

With business returning to normal after the Easter holiday, base oil markets turned bullish with demand increasing while …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

With many players taking a short holiday week, buyers remain wary of price changes as API Group I and II base stocks rem …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

The European base oil market appears to have calmed, but availability remains scarce and an increasing number of buyers …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Base oil markets appear to have calmed after alarm bells a week ago over availability of API Group I exports, but some p …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

After several quiet weeks, base oil markets turned frantic the past week as supply issues caused extremely high prices f …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Base oil markets have been quiet since the ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference in London. Some offered prices a …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Base oil buyers, sellers and traders appeared to be in assess mode the past week, evaluating the supply and demand pictu …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Although crude and product prices remain lower than during the past month or so, base oil prices still appear firm throu …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Declines in crude oil and feedstock prices caused a pause – at least temporarily – on the upward pressure for base oil p …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Raw material prices retreated last week, but latent base oil price increases are still going into effect and have moved …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Bullish sentiment remains throughout European, Middle Eastern and African base oil markets, but pricing varies across di …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

The inevitable effect of an upward surge in crude and feedstock prices has started to impinge on base oil value througho …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Some base oil prices in European, Middle Eastern and African markets have started to rise by up to 15 percent after crud …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Many players resumed full activity by the end of last week, but some in Europe returned only yesterday, possibly affecti …

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Crude oil prices edged up a bit over the past few days, but European, Middle Eastern and African base oil markets will l …