Crude Oil

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - March 1, 2023

Are falling base oil prices and the beginning of the spring season ushering in an uptick of activity in the base oil mar ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - January 3, 2023

Despite the challenges to the base oil market in 2022, industry players are wishing for market stability during the New ...

Russian Base Oil Exports Said to Be Down

Russian Base Oil Exports Said to Be Down

Lube Report EMEA - December 27, 2022

Russian refiners are bracing for the impact of the European embargo for their petroleum products including base oils and ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2022

Once more, supply and demand do not match in the North American base oil market. What has caused the imbalance?

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2022

The global base oil market has been through a lot since 2020. How has it weathered the storm?

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - October 31, 2022

Posted base oil prices seemed to settle into a more typical pattern this fall, but has the market returned to normality ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2022

Base oil pricing dynamics have been hot all year long, but things may finally be cooling down.

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - August 1, 2022

Crude oil and feedstock prices remain volatile, and the summer months have ushered in yet another round of base oil pric ...

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - August 1, 2022

The EU has imposed rounds of strict sanctions on Russian oil products. How will the bans affect base oil supply in the b ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - July 6, 2022

With the war in Ukraine still raging on and feedstock prices soaring, this summer is shaping up to be a wild ride for th ...

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created significant supply obstacles for the base oil industry in Europe and beyond, ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

Crude oil and feedstock pricing has been volatile, making it difficult for base oil producers to formulate a game plan. ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

Gabriela Wheeler explains some of the most prevalent factors contributing to the current—and confusing—base oil pric ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has wreaked havoc on the oil and gas industry, prompting base oil producers to up prices ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - March 1, 2022

Despite tough market conditions, base oil producers have been working toward a more sustainable future, reports Gabriela ...

As the Pendulum Swings

As the Pendulum Swings

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic led to sharp changes in base oil pricing and margins. Will the market settle into a new post-pande ...

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2022

Ray Masson tells the tale of how modern base oils came to be.