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Weekly U.S. Base Oil Price Report

June 12, 2024

A tight supply and demand scenario for the light viscosity grades offered support to current posted prices, but pushed s ...

Saneg Targets Group I to Europe

Saneg Targets Group I to Europe

June 11, 2024

Uzbekistan’s Saneg said it aims to increase its base oil sales by directly targeting the European market, asserting it ...

Spain Rerefining Rate Dipped in 2023

Spain Rerefining Rate Dipped in 2023

June 11, 2024

Spain during 2023 rerefined 78% of its collected waste lubricants into base stocks, the non-profit organization charged ...

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U.S. Base Oils Hit Two-year Peak

June 5, 2024

Base oil production in the United States jumped 23% in March, to attain its highest volume in almost two years, accordin ...

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Weekly U.S. Base Oil Price Report

June 5, 2024

Suppliers reported steady requirements from most segments of the United States base oils market, with many buyers and se ...

June Base Oil Report

June Base Oil Report

May 31, 2024

Will the contrasting currents roiling the base oils market subside, or will they become even more pronounced as lubrican ...

Eneos Pilot Plant Makes Rerefined Oil

Eneos Pilot Plant Makes Rerefined Oil

May 31, 2024

Eneos announced on Wednesday that it has produced rerefined base oil  in a demonstration project, as part of its work i ...

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Weekly U.S. Base Oil Price Report

May 29, 2024

Base oil market activity was expected to resume at a steadier pace after slowing down over the Memorial Day holiday on M ...

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Weekly U.S. Base Oil Price Report

May 22, 2024

Base oil suppliers noticed a burst of activity ahead of the Memorial Day holiday on May 27, which unofficially marks the ...

Caspian to Build Rerefinery Near Baku

Caspian to Build Rerefinery Near Baku

May 21, 2024

Bulgaria’s Caspian Lubricants Recycling announced plans to invest in a new base oil rerefinery near Baku, Azerbaijan, ...

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Weekly U.S. Base Oil Price Report

May 15, 2024

Base oil demand has shown a healthy uptick over the last two weeks, as blenders bolster inventories for the summer drivi ...

Shell Sells Singapore Refining Complex

Shell Sells Singapore Refining Complex

May 10, 2024

A joint venture led by Indonesian chemical company Chandra Asri has agreed to buy Shell’s fuels and petrochemical refi ...

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Weekly U.S. Base Oil Price Report

May 8, 2024

Additional posted price decreases emerged within the Group II+ and API Group III categories during the week. SK Enmove a ...

U.S. Base Oil Exports Jump

U.S. Base Oil Exports Jump

May 8, 2024

United States base oil exports jumped by 60% in February, while base oil imports fell 34%, according to data released by ...

Safety-Kleen Acquires Noble Oil

Safety-Kleen Acquires Noble Oil

May 8, 2024

Safety-Kleen Systems acquired Noble Oil Recycling, which collects used oil in the Eastern United States and has a North ...

U.S. Base Oil Output Rose in February

U.S. Base Oil Output Rose in February

May 1, 2024

Base oil production in the United States jumped 22% in February, compared to the same month last year, according to data ...

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Weekly U.S. Base Oil Price Report

May 1, 2024

Following a round of posted price increases issued by a majority of paraffinic base oil producers in April, Motiva surpr ...