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Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a net loss, Valvoline posted a slight decrease in operating income, Ho ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2020

The gradual lifting of Covid-19 lockdowns and phased reopening of businesses in several states have put the base oils ma ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - May 4, 2020

The gradual reopening of businesses and easing of lockdown measures in several Asian countries offered a glimmer of hope ...

Earnings up for Hi-Tech, Down for NRL

Earnings up for Hi-Tech, Down for NRL

Lube Report Asia - April 30, 2020

Hi-Tech Lubricants posted higher net profit for the quarter ending March 31, while National Refinery Ltd. reported decre ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - April 29, 2020

As the primary effects of the Covid-19 pandemic continue to cause havoc with economies, the secondary effects are starti ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - April 29, 2020

As some U.S. states prepared to ease Covid-19 related restrictions, participants were looking forward to the gradual reo ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - April 24, 2020

Activity in the base oils market continued to be constricted by lockdowns and other coronavirus-related measures, as the ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - April 24, 2020

With base oil business and demand still thwarted by lockdowns and movement restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic ...

Non-petroleum Waxes Grow in Europe

Non-petroleum Waxes Grow in Europe

Lube Report EMEA - April 24, 2020

Europe was the second-largest supplier of wax in 2019, remaining a significant supplier of petroleum waxes while showing ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - April 24, 2020

After the chaos of last week's collapse of crude oil prices, markets have been adjusting upwards – at least until ear ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - April 23, 2020

The plunge of crude oil futures to negative levels this week heightened market participants' concerns as it reflected th ...

Esso Thailand’s Lube Sales Down

Esso Thailand’s Lube Sales Down

Lube Report Asia - April 23, 2020

Esso (Thailand) Public Co.’s lubricant sales fell 5.7 percent last year, in line with a decline in the country’s sal ...

North America Leads in Alpha Olefin Wax

North America Leads in Alpha Olefin Wax

Lube Report Americas - April 21, 2020

While North America’s petroleum wax supply has declined due to rationalization of API Group I base oil plants, the reg ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - April 21, 2020

Market participants watched in disbelief as United States crude oil futures crashed to negative levels for the first tim ...

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EMEA Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report EMEA - April 20, 2020

The hot news this week, apart from the continuing saga of coronavirus, is that West Texas Intermediate crude prices have ...

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Asia Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Asia - April 16, 2020

Businesses and organizations around the world were anxious to emerge from the devastating effects of the coronavirus pan ...

Asia Leads in Wax Supply

Asia Leads in Wax Supply

Lube Report Asia - April 16, 2020

Asia accounted for more than half of 11.2 billion pounds of global wax supply in 2019, leading in petroleum waxes in lar ...

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U.S. Base Oil Price Report

Lube Report Americas - April 14, 2020

Reports that the number of new coronavirus cases might be leveling off in some areas of the United States was welcome ne ...