Base Stock Guides


Base Stock Guides

Wall Charts

Global Guide to Base Oil Refining

Published annually in July, this guide to more than 160 worldwide mineral oil base oil refineries is available in a large, colorful 40.5 by 26.75 inch print wall chart and as a downloadable PDF file.

It includes company names, locations and details on capacity. Capacity in barrels per day is broken down by product category: paraffinic vs. naphthenic. Paraffinic base stocks are further broken down by API Group. Upcoming capacity additions, including new plants, are also listed.

The Global Guide to Base Oil Refining is distributed as a supplement to all print Lubes’n’Greases magazine subscribers.


Global Guide to Nonconventional Base Stocks

Published annually in September, this colorful 33 by 22 inch wall chart lists over 200 of the world’s oil and chemical plants that manufacture key nonconventional lubricant base stocks, giving company names, locations and estimated capacities where relevant.

Products included are polyalphaolefins, polyalkylene glycols, polyisobutenes, esters, silicones, phosphate esters, API Group III, gas-to-liquid, coal-to-liquid, and bio-derived base stocks.

The Global Nonconventional Base Stocks Guide is distributed as a supplement to all print Lubes’n’Greases magazine subscribers.