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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - May 24, 2022

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 BOR Asia - May 20, 2022

Signs emerged that the pandemic-related lockdowns in China started to ease and the situation might be improving, feeding ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - May 18, 2022

Several paraffinic producers announced posted price increases, trailing a couple of suppliers who initiated markups in t ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - May 17, 2022

As the fighting in Ukraine continues, base oil markets face mounting pressure on availabilities of some grades, and pric ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Asia - May 13, 2022

Base oil availability seemed to be improving in Asia due to softer demand from downstream lubricant segments on the back ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - May 11, 2022

Chevron announced a posted price increase this week, a week after Excel Paralubes had communicated a similar initiative, ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - May 10, 2022

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 BOR Asia - May 6, 2022

According to most base oil participants, the main issue affecting the markets was the uncertainty related to crude oil a ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - May 4, 2022

Excel Paralubes communicated a posted price increase this week, hot on the heels of a previous round of price adjustment ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - May 3, 2022

A number of shortages are starting to emerge from war in Ukraine. Agriculture seems hardest hit, with supplies of vegeta ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Asia - April 29, 2022

Tight supply, steady demand and volatile crude oil and feedstock values were impacting spot pricing in Asia, with most s ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - April 27, 2022

Additional base oil producers joined those suppliers that had announced posted price increases last week by stepping out ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - April 26, 2022

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 BOR Asia - April 22, 2022

Base oil market participants continued to face a challenging scenario, with limited spot supply and steep crude oil and ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - April 20, 2022

Several base oil producers communicated posted price increases this week, thought to have been prompted by steep crude o ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR EMEA - April 19, 2022

The war in Ukraine continues to dominate the news around the world, and is likewise making big impacts in a wide range o ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Asia - April 15, 2022

The base oil demand supply and demand balance was generally tight in Asia, and feedstock prices hovered at steep levels, ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report BOR Americas - April 13, 2022

Base oil market participants were keeping a vigilant eye on crude oil pricing, as values continued to show wild fluctuat ...