Conventional Base Stocks

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - June 16, 2021

Chevron, ExxonMobil and Avista Oil announced posted price increases this week, introducing the sixth round of markups si ...

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Ergon Restarting West Virginia Refinery

Lube Report Americas - June 16, 2021

Ergon said Tuesday that it had begun the process or restarting its Newell, West Virginia, refinery, which was damaged by ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - June 15, 2021

Supply of API Group l base oils is easing somewhat in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, but availability remains snug ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - June 9, 2021

Concerns about supply shortages seemed to be heightened by the unexpected outage at Ergon’s paraffinic base oil plant ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - June 8, 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 - June 2, 2021

Calumet, SK Americas, HollyFrontier, Petro-Canada, Paulsboro, Avista Oil and Safety-Kleen announced posted price increas ...

Vertex Earnings Jump

Vertex Earnings Jump

Lube Report Americas - June 2, 2021

Vertex Energy’s black oil segment, which includes its rerefineries and used oil collection business, reported increase ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - June 1, 2021

At last, some signs are materializing of potential downward pressure on base oil prices in Europe, the Middle East and A ...

Base Oil Market Meltdown

Base Oil Market Meltdown

Lubes'n'Greases - June 1, 2021

Base Oil Report: Trends  During what has been an extraordinary year for the base oil industry, various factors ...

The Dog Days of Summer May Be a Thing of the Past

The Dog Days of Summer May Be a Thing of the Past

Lubes'n'Greases - June 1, 2021

Base Oil Report: Pricing Up until a couple of years ago, most base oil market players in the United States started t ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - May 26, 2021

Chevron announced a posted price increase this week, the producer’s second initiative in a month. The company had last ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - May 25, 2021

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

Serbia Far From EU Rerefining Norms

Serbia Far From EU Rerefining Norms

Lube Report EMEA - May 25, 2021

Serbia consumed 54,000 tons of finished lubricants in 2019, but the country recycles only 1.5% of that quantity back int ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - May 18, 2021

Remarkably, the base oil supply scene tightened further the past two weeks as availability in all product groups diminis ...

Petrobras Extends Lubnor Sale Deadline

Petrobras Extends Lubnor Sale Deadline

Lube Report Americas - May 12, 2021

Petrobras on Tuesday extended until the end of July the negotiations completion deadline for the sale of a refinery with ...

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Calumet Reports Steeply Greater Loss

Lube Report Americas - May 12, 2021

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a steep deterioration in earnings for the quarter ended March 31, citi ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - May 11, 2021

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