Base Oil Pricing Report

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 22, 2021

San Joaquin Refining communicated a price increase for its naphthenic base oils on the heels of similar initiatives by C ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Base oil markets throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa are mostly showing weakening demand across all types of p ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - September 17, 2021

Improved supply levels and more prudent buying trends continued to exert downward pressure on Asian spot prices, althoug ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 15, 2021

Cross Oil and Calumet announced price increases for their naphthenic oils this week. Base oil and lubricant market parti ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - September 14, 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 - September 10, 2021

A more cautious buyers’ attitude and higher availability levels have resulted in softer market conditions in Asia, wit ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 8, 2021

Many households and businesses were still recovering from the impact of Hurricane Ida, which battered large swaths of th ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - September 7, 2021

Expectations for a surge in demand after the holiday period in August appear to have been misjudged, based on trading du ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - September 3, 2021

Improved availability of most grades and a seasonal slowdown, together with the spread of the Delta variant and localize ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - September 1, 2021

Base oil facilities along the United States Gulf Coast appeared to largely avoid damage over the weekend from Hurricane ...

Turning Down the Heat

Turning Down the Heat

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Just like the Olympic flame was extinguished in Tokyo in early August following the completion of an unusual and challe ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - August 31, 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 - August 27, 2021

The downward price trend observed in Asian base oil markets persisted, but the reductions were more moderate than in the ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - August 25, 2021

Conflicting currents roiled the United States base oils market, as healthy demand and limited availability in some segme ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - August 24, 2021

Fundamentals in European, Middle Eastern and African base oil markets are vastly different from those in Asia-Pacific an ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - August 20, 2021

Base oil prices were generally softer this week in Asia, but conditions varied from segment to segment. Some of the heav ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - August 18, 2021

While the supply and demand tightness witnessed since late 2020 has started to ease in some base oil segments, the Unite ...