Naphthenic

July Base Oil Report

July Base Oil Report

July 1, 2024

The summer season ushered in an uptick in base oil activity. Will the rest of the year keep pace?

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

May Base Oil Report

May Base Oil Report

April 30, 2024

Several base oil producers stepped out with price increase announcements in March. Might this movement be indicative of ...

U.S. Base Oil Exports, Imports Both Up

U.S. Base Oil Exports, Imports Both Up

April 10, 2024

The United States’ base oil exports volume jumped 34% in January, while base oil imports rose 10%, according to data r ...

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U.S. Naphthenic Output Tanked in January

April 3, 2024

Base oil production in the United States decreased 8% in January, while naphthenic base oil output sank 24% to its lowes ...

April Base Oil Report

April Base Oil Report

April 1, 2024

A few posted price increases were announced in late February. Might these increases have been a bit premature?

March Base Oil Report

March Base Oil Report

March 5, 2024

Base oil fundamentals have been lackluster for months. Might the spring production cycle breathe some life into the mark ...

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

February 10, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

November Bump for U.S. Base Oil Exports

November Bump for U.S. Base Oil Exports

February 7, 2024

The United States exported 74% more in November than the same month last year and also imported 36% more base oil, accor ...

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

Lubes’n’Greases February Issue Available

February 7, 2024

Discover how extended producer responsibility in India might affect rerefining in the country, how the automotive indust ...

February Base Oil Report

February Base Oil Report

February 1, 2024

The first weeks of 2024 ushered in a wave of posted price decreases. Which factors are swaying market dynamics in the fi ...

U.S. Base Oil Output Slipped in November

U.S. Base Oil Output Slipped in November

January 31, 2024

United States base oil production declined 8% in November, compared to the same month last year. November’s output tot ...

U.S. Base Oil Output Flat in October

U.S. Base Oil Output Flat in October

January 3, 2024

Base oil production in the United States was flat in October, with a 1% increase in paraffinic production offset by a 9% ...

Monthly Base Oil Report

Monthly Base Oil Report

January 2, 2024

With the announcement of several posted price decreases, it is clear that the base oil market has been unable to escape ...