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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - April 9, 2021

Spot prices in Asia continued to be exposed to upward pressure, but the speed and size of the increases seemed to have b ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - April 7, 2021

Ergon announced an increase for its naphthenic base oils, following similar initiatives recently implemented by Cross Oi ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - April 6, 2021

European, Middle Eastern and African base oil markets are going through a period never before experienced, with product ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - April 2, 2021

There was still no evidence that the tight base oil supply situation was starting to ease, and this, together with firmi ...

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Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2021

Be Careful What You Wish ForA little over year ago, when an unknown virus plunged the world into a pandemic, base o ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2021

A majority of base oil suppliers implemented posted price increases over the past couple of weeks, with Motiva and Safet ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - March 30, 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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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2021

The strained spot supply conditions in Asia were not expected to improve significantly any time soon, as several plants ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - March 24, 2021

Additional paraffinic base oil producers communicated posted price increases this week, following ExxonMobil’s move a ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - March 23, 2021

European, Middle Eastern and African base oil markets were rocked by large price hikes caused mainly by a lack of availa ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - March 19, 2021

The main concern for Asian base oil consumers this week was the lack of availability of most grades, with unplanned and ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - March 17, 2021

News that ExxonMobil had communicated posted price increases hit the market this week, with participants indicating that ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - March 16, 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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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - March 12, 2021

Base oil buyers in Asia faced the arduous challenge of locating supplies to cover immediate requirements, as the market ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - March 10, 2021

The base oils market remains extremely tight, even as refineries resume operations following unplanned shutdowns caused ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - March 9, 2021

Base oil markets in Europe, the Middle East and Africa are lurching from one problem to another, with supply issues incr ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - March 5, 2021

Unlike a year ago, when the COVID-19 pandemic had just started to affect business activities, leading to a slump in fuel ...