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Lube Report - November 20, 2002

The future of Pennzoil-Quaker States stake in Excel Paralubes was a hot topic of private discussions last week at the Na ...

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Lube Report - November 13, 2002

The U.S. base oil market is quiet this week, partly because many buyers and sellers are attending the National Petrochem ...

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Lube Report - November 6, 2002

With crude oil prices falling approximately $4 per barrel in recent weeks, U.S. base oil purchasers might wonder if the ...

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Lube Report - October 30, 2002

Group III supplier Lithcon raised its postings this week,while Citgohas not joined the latestround of U.S. base oil pric ...

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Lube Report - October 23, 2002

ExxonMobil raised posted prices Monday, triggering the first round of base oil price hikes in the United States in seven ...

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Lube Report - October 16, 2002

The likelihood of price increases for U.S. base oils appears to be growing, according to both sellers and buyers. Indust ...

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Lube Report - October 9, 2002

U.S. base oil suppliers temporarily closed several Gulf Coast refineries in the face of Hurricane Lili last week, tighte ...

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Lube Report - October 2, 2002

During a quiet week for the U.S. base oil market, sellers and buyers watched two fronts – the economy and Americas ...

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Lube Report - September 25, 2002

With mark-ups announced by Citgo last week, the U.S. naphthenic base oil market wrapped up a round of price hikes that s ...

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Lube Report - September 18, 2002

If Shell Oil Co. has to sacrifice a stake in Excel Paralubes to complete its purchase of Pennzoil-Quaker State Co., obse ...

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Lube Report - September 11, 2002

After the formation of ConocoPhillips, company officials said its too early to say what they will do withtheir share of ...

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Lube Report - September 4, 2002

U.S. base oil suppliers this week completed a round of price hikes described by some as a cautious response to higher cr ...

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Lube Report - August 28, 2002

ExxonMobil announced yesterday that it is raising most of its base oil postings by 5 cents per gallon, effective today. ...

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Lube Report - August 21, 2002

Concerns about a shortage in the United States of Group II-plus have abated in recent weeks, although demand continues t ...

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Lube Report - August 14, 2002

“When Baytown goes down, it’s an eclipse of the sun,” says one industry observer. “Baytown is th ...

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Lube Report - August 7, 2002

Posted prices for paraffinic base oil in the United States were unchanged during a quiet week for the market. Postings o ...

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Lube Report - July 31, 2002

The U.S. base oil market may be experiencing a slow summer, but the global market has seen recent shake-ups in tradition ...

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Lube Report - July 24, 2002

Rising base oil prices in Europe have some suppliers in the United States speculating that markups in their own market m ...