Conventional Base Stocks

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

San Joaquin Refining communicated a price increase for its naphthenic base oils on the heels of similar initiatives by C ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Base oil markets throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa are mostly showing weakening demand across all types of p ...

Kazakhstan to Make Group II, III

Kazakhstan to Make Group II, III

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Kazakhstan is working on several new petrochemical refining projects carrying a combined price tag of U.S. $12 billion, ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 15, 2021

Cross Oil and Calumet announced price increases for their naphthenic oils this week. Base oil and lubricant market parti ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - September 14, 2021

Lube Report temporarily publishes Ray Masson’s column every other week. His EMEA Base Oil Price Report will appear aga ...

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Lub-rref to Build Group II Rerefinery

Lube Report Asia - September 10, 2021

Lub-rref announced that it will redirect most of the funds from its initial public stock offering to build a second wast ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 8, 2021

Many households and businesses were still recovering from the impact of Hurricane Ida, which battered large swaths of th ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - September 7, 2021

Expectations for a surge in demand after the holiday period in August appear to have been misjudged, based on trading du ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 1, 2021

Base oil facilities along the United States Gulf Coast appeared to largely avoid damage over the weekend from Hurricane ...

Turning Down the Heat

Turning Down the Heat

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Just like the Olympic flame was extinguished in Tokyo in early August following the completion of an unusual and challe ...

Not Your Father’s Base Oil

Not Your Father’s Base Oil

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

The ever-growing emphasis on sustainability is pushing the lubricants industry to develop products that help achieve ca ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - August 31, 2021

Lube Report temporarily publishes Ray Masson’s column every other week. His EMEA Base Oil Price Report will appear aga ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - August 25, 2021

Conflicting currents roiled the United States base oils market, as healthy demand and limited availability in some segme ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - August 24, 2021

Fundamentals in European, Middle Eastern and African base oil markets are vastly different from those in Asia-Pacific an ...

Cosan, Vertex Earnings Rebound

Cosan, Vertex Earnings Rebound

Lube Report Americas - August 18, 2021

For the quarter ending June 30, Cosan’s Moove reported increases in profit, revenue and sales volume and Vertex Energy ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - August 18, 2021

While the supply and demand tightness witnessed since late 2020 has started to ease in some base oil segments, the Unite ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - August 17, 2021

Lube Report temporarily publishes Ray Masson’s column every other week. His EMEA Base Oil Price Report will appear aga ...