Base Oil Pricing Report

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - June 16, 2021

Chevron, ExxonMobil and Avista Oil announced posted price increases this week, introducing the sixth round of markups si ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - June 15, 2021

Supply of API Group l base oils is easing somewhat in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, but availability remains snug ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - June 11, 2021

There continued to be a shortage of a number of base oil grades, but supply appeared to be improving with the restart of ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - June 9, 2021

Concerns about supply shortages seemed to be heightened by the unexpected outage at Ergon’s paraffinic base oil plant ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - June 8, 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 - June 4, 2021

The extreme supply and demand imbalance observed in the base oil market in Asia appeared to be abating as refineries res ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - June 2, 2021

Calumet, SK Americas, HollyFrontier, Petro-Canada, Paulsboro, Avista Oil and Safety-Kleen announced posted price increas ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - June 1, 2021

At last, some signs are materializing of potential downward pressure on base oil prices in Europe, the Middle East and A ...

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Lubes'n'Greases - June 1, 2021

Base Oil Report: Pricing Up until a couple of years ago, most base oil market players in the United States started t ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - May 28, 2021

Demand for spot cargoes has weakened in some countries in Asia, and there were signs that the tight supply situation had ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - May 26, 2021

Chevron announced a posted price increase this week, the producer’s second initiative in a month. The company had last ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - May 25, 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 - May 21, 2021

Market participants held on to hopes that the prevailing supply tightness would start to ease as requirements in some co ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - May 19, 2021

Participants’ biggest concern continued to be the tight conditions affecting the market over the last several weeks. B ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - May 18, 2021

Remarkably, the base oil supply scene tightened further the past two weeks as availability in all product groups diminis ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - May 14, 2021

Tight base oil supply and steady buying interest for the heavy grades were still the driving forces behind climbing spot ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - May 12, 2021

Motiva increased its API Group III posted prices this week, completing a round of hikes that started on April 26 with Ph ...