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2015

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  • December 17, 2015
    • RelaDyne Acquires Automotive Service, Inc. / Central Penn Oil of Pennsylvania
    • METALUBE Launches in the USA
  • November 11, 2015
    • RelaDyne Acquires Mid-State Industrial Supply and J.B. Weimar, Inc.
    • Keller-Heartt Expands Into Wisconsin, With New Facility
  • November 5, 2015
    • Brenntag Enters into Agreements to Acquire two Leading US Lubricants Distributors
  • November 2, 2015
    • PetroChoice Acquires Badger Lubrication Technologies, Inc. in Wisconsin and Yankee Point Lubricants In Pennsylvania
  • October 8, 2015
    • Castrol Announces 90-Second Oil Change Technology!
    • Warren Oil Steps Out and Up with the First API Licensed SAE 0W-16 Full Synthetic PCMO
  • September 28, 2015
    • Smitty’s Supply Names Chad Tate as President
  • June 29, 2015
    • Vesco Oil Corporation Acquires Britsch Inc., Leading Supplier of Petroleum Products in Northwest Ohio
  • May 28, 2015
    • Distinguished Chevron Fellow Jim McGeehan Retires – Chevron Brand, Technology & OEM team moving Delo® Leadership into the Future
    • Curt Knapp Rejoins Warren Distribution
  • April 15, 2015
    • Parman Energy Establishes Employee Stock Ownership Plan
    • PEAK COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL ENTERS STATIONARY GAS ENGINE OIL MARKET WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENTS WITH Q8OILS
    • AMALIE MOTOR OIL AWARDED VENDOR OF THE YEAR TROPHY BY THE PARTS HOUSE
  • February 10, 2015
    • Bullseye Automotive Products Inc. Fined $711k for Violating State’s Weights and Measures Act
    • RelaDyne Acquires San Antonio based RediFuel
    • The Flipside to the Downslide in Lubricant Prices
  • February 3, 2015
    • The Flipside to the Downslide in Lubricant Prices
  • January 29, 2015
    • RelaDyne Rings in the New Year with Multiple Acquisitions
    • More Price Decreases
    • Amalie Promotes Mitchell to VP National Accounts
  • January 16, 2015
    • Castrol and Valvoline also Move Prices Down
    • Summary of Major Moves
  • January 13, 2015 Number 2
    • ADD SHELL TO THE LIST
    • ExxonMobil and Phillips 66 Follow Chevron with Price Reductions
  • January 13, 2015
    • ExxonMobil and Phillips 66 Follow Chevron with Price Reductions

2014

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  • December 19, 2014
    • Chevron – First to Move Prices… Down
    • Shell Lubricants Americas Challenges Distributors, Celebrates Top Performers with Travel Award
  • December 2, 2014
    • WESTERN MARKETING RECEIVES HIGHEST CHEVRON LUBRICANT RECOGNITION THREE YEARS RUNNING!
    • RelaDyne Launches Online Ordering to Customers
    • American Refining Group, Inc Launches Kendex® Dust-Defense™
  • November 10, 2014
    • PetroChoice Acquires PetroLiance
  • October 30, 2014
    • American Refining Group, D-A Lubricant reach agreement on Brad Penn® Lubricants brand
  • October 6, 2014
    • PetroChoice Opens New Distribution Center
  • October 1, 2014
    • PetroChoice Reaches into the Southeast with the Acquisition of LubriCorp
  • August 8, 2014
    • RelaDyne Acquires Turbo Filtration Corporation of Mobile, AL
  • June 24, 2014 Number 2
    • More on the PPC Acquisition of Jay Gress
  • June 24, 2014
    • PPC Acquires Jay Gress
    • Phillips 66 acquires Spectrum Corporation
    • BP Lubricants Awards Western Marketing A Full-Line Castrol Distributor Contract For Dallas-Fort Worth
  • June 13, 2014
    • Happy Father’s Day
  • June 11, 2014 Number 2
    • Happy Father’s Day
  • June 11, 2014
    • J.A.M. Distributing Company to Acquire Jones Oil and High Tech Equipment
  • May 23, 2014
    • Chevron Announces Price Increase
    • Mansfield and Lube-Tech Acquire Yocum Oil
    • Upcoming Events
  • May 5, 2014
    • More Lubricant Price Increases
    • CAM2 International purchases Vicksburg, MS Plant Which Will Become its Corporate Headquarters and Flagship Blending & Packaging Facility
    • Upcoming Events
  • April 25, 2014
    • Another Price Increase – First it was Shell, and now it’s ExMo
    • Upcoming Events
  • April 22, 2014
    • Pennzoil is Making a Splash with Pennzoil Platinum and Utra Platinum with PurePlus Technology
    • Chevron Introduces the “PitPack” Easy-Dispense Motor Oil System
    • Upcoming Events
  • April 8, 2014
    • CAM2 Inks Deal with ENI USA, R&M
    • Upcoming Events
  • April 1, 2014
    • Shell Announces Price Increase
    • Two Leading Lubricant Marketers Sign up to Support the Petroleum Quality Institute of America
    • Upcoming Events
  • March 20, 2014
    • PQIA Issues a DON’T BUY on Orbit Motor Oil and ATF
    • Smitty’s Supply, Inc. Adds Two Industry Veterans to its Management Team
    • CAM2  Brings on Two New Sales Reps.
  • March 3, 2014
    • CAM2 International, LLC, has been acquired by a group of investors led by Jack Baker, CAM2’s long time President and now CEO, and Walter Tyson, CAM2’s newly named President.
    • Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Acquires United Petroleum Company
  • January 28, 2014
    • Eastman to Acquire Aviation Turbine Oil Business from BP
    • Silogram Lubricants Files Lawsuit Against Former Employees and Others
    • IPAC Names Lorenzo Napoleoni as Sales and Marketing Representative for Europe, Israel and South Africa AND Steve Cereghino as its New Assistant Product Manager
  • January 16, 2014
    • Thwaites and Vintage Acquire Ownership of LSC

2013

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  • December 18, 2013
    • WESTERN MARKETING ACHIEVES HIGHEST CHEVRON LUBRICANT RECOGNITION- – WINNING THE EAGLE AWARD TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS RUNNING
    • News12 Presents an Eye Opening, Three Part Series about Bad Motor Oils on Shelves
  • December 12, 2013
    • News12 Presents an Eye Opening, Three Part Series about Bad Motor Oils on Shelves
  • December 10, 2013
    • Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. Acquires Bel-Ray Company, Inc.
    • Retail Prices Can be Telling
  • December 6, 2013
    • Retail Prices Can be Telling
    • Chevron Announces October 2013 Inductees to the Delo Sponsored Million Mile Club
  • November 5, 2013
    • Warren Oil Starts Up New Grease Manufacturing Facility
    • Heritage-Crystal Clean, Inc. Announces the Acquisition of Used Oil Collection Service Territories in the Great Lakes Region
    • Mobil 1 Proves Performance with Live Engine Teardown
  • October 8, 2013
    • Michigan Orders Another Bad Motor Oil Off its Shelves!
    •  The Lubricant Model of the Future?
  • September 24, 2013
    • Eni USA R&M Expanding Presence in North America and in Search of New Distributors in Southern Region of the US
    • Valvoline to Partner With Hendrick Motorsports
    • Matrix Announces the Successful Sale of Rogers Petroleum, Inc.’s Seventeen Company Operated Convenience Stores
    • Glenroy, Inc. and Lube-Tech Introduce First Stand-up Oil Pouch in U.S. Power Sports Industry
  • September 17, 2013
    • Clean Harbors Announces Acquisition of Evergreen Oil
    • Michigan Takes Action to Protect Car Owners From Bad Oil. Orders City Star/Star Petroleum Motor Oils and ATFs off the Shelves!
    • Round 2 of Price Increases in 2013
    • Susser Holdings Acquires Wholesale Fuel & Lubricants Distributor Serving Oilfield Clients in Texas and Oklahoma
  • September 3, 2013
    • More Prices Increases
  • August 20, 2013
    •  Shell Announces Lubricant Price Increase
    • Chevron Recognizes Glockner Oil Company for Strong Lubricant Sales Performance
  • June 25, 2013
    • GH Berlin – Windward Acquires Industrial and Commercial Lubricants  Business of The Sandri Companies
    • A JobbersWorld — Pop Quiz!
  • June 14, 2013
    • Valvoline Partners with Badger Lubrication Technologies
    • CITGO® Lubricants Receives GE Jenbacher Approval for Pacemaker® GEO LFG LA 40
    • A JobbersWorld — Pop Quiz!
  • June 7, 2013
    • Keller-Heartt Oil Acquires AL’s Oil and Lubes
    • Champion Announces New Low-Ash 15w-40 Synthetic CNG Engine Oil
    • A JobbersWorld — Pop Quiz!
  • May 23, 2013
    • RelaDyne and Mansfield Acquire Maxum Petroleum – Great Lakes
    • Shell Lubricants Presented With AutoZone Extra Miler Award
    • ULTRACHEM INTRODUCES NEW SERIES OF CHEMLUBE® — PLUS SERIES SYNTHETIC COMPRESSOR LUBRICANTS
    • Quaker State® Ultimate DurabilityTM Highlights Added Benefit for Fuel Economy and Unsurpassed Wear Protection
  • May 15, 2013
    • Maxum Fuels Over to Mansfield and Lubes to RelaDyne
    • PQIA Adds Automatic Transmission Fluids to its Motor Oil Timeline
  • April 24, 2013
    • NOCO EXPANDS LUBRICANTS FOOTPRINT INTO NEW ENGLAND — Acquires Schultz Lubricants in West Boylston, MA
    • Getting Red About the Color of Purple
    • Valvoline Launches NextGen™ SynPower™ Motor Oil
  • April 11, 2013
    • Evergreen Oil Files for Chapter 11 Protection
    • Woodford Oil Expands Operations and Product Offerings with Acquisition of Elite Petroleum
  • April 4, 2013
    • Going Up!
    •  Chevron’s Delo Brand Lubricants Announces March 2013 Inductees to Million Mile Club
  • April 2, 2013
    • Prices on the Move UP
    • Universal Lubricants® Boosts Technical Sales Support for Heavy-Duty Market
  • March 24, 2013
    • Infineum Announces Changes to Senior Leadership Team
    • Chevron Introduces New Products and Tools to Help Customers Improve Fuel Economy
    • Watching the Spread
  • March 12, 2013
    • Shell Announces a Price Increase on Lubes
    • PQIA Spotlight on synthetic lubricants
  • March 6, 2013
    • PHILLIPS 66 APPOINTS NEW GENERAL MANAGER OF LUBRICANTS
    • COMING THIS MONTH!!! — STLE, Chicago Section 2013 Education Program – Industrial Lubrication and Maintenance
  • March 4, 2013
    • PetroChoice Acquires US Lubes South
  • February 12, 2013
    • Brown Evans Distributing and Union Distributing Merge to Form Synergy Petroleum
    • PQIA SPEAKS OUT ON – Responsible Labeling Of Motor Oil
    • EcoPower® Announces Detroit Diesel approval of EcoPower Heavy-Duty Diesel 10W-30 CJ-4/SM
  • January 22, 2013
    • Lubricating Specialties Company Moves Management Up and Expands Facilities Out
    • Chemlube International LLC Joins to Support PQIA’s Efforts to Help Assure the Quality and Integrity of Motor Oils, Transmission Fluids, and Other Lubricants
  • January 15, 2013
    • Parman Energy Corporation Announces the Appointment of Stephen L. Moore as President.
    • UES Names Mike Reddick VP of Sales and Marketing
  • January 14, 2013
    • O’Rourke Petroleum Acquires Penco Oil Company
  • January 13, 2013
    • RelaDyne Acquires Newcomb Oil Lubricant Division
    • Western Marketing, Inc. (WMI) Receives Chevron’s Highest Honor for Distributors of Its Lubricants – The 2012 Eagle Award
  • January 9, 2013
    •  J.A.M. Distributing Company Names Jeff Kramer as New Chief Executive Officer
    • PQIA ISSUES CONSUMER ALERTS ON SUPER XXX and LIBERTY GOLD PLUS SMO
  • January 2, 2013
    •  MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
    • PRICING
    • PERSONNEL AND PROMOTIONS
    • PRODUCTS
    • FACILITIES
    • MARKETER RELATIONS
    • LUBRICANT QUALITY
    • OTHER NEWS
  • January 1, 2013
    •  MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
    • PRICING
    • PERSONNEL AND PROMOTIONS
    • PRODUCTS
    • FACILITIES
    • MARKETER RELATIONS
    • LUBRICANT QUALITY
    • OTHER NEWS

2012

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  • December 19, 2012
    • Ridgemont Equity Partners Acquires J.A.M. Distributing Company
    • PQIA Issues a CONSUMER ALERT on “SUPER STAR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID”
  • December 17, 2012
    • PetroChoice Acquires US Lubes LLC
  • December 14, 2012
    • Cummings to Lead CHS Lubricants
    • Is the Spread Dancing to the Beat of a Different Drummer?
    • Two Leading Engine Manufacturers Certify Universal Lubricants’ ECO ULTRA® Oil for Natural Gas Engines
    • Roy Fewkes Joins PQIA’s Technical Sub-committee to Help Ensure the Quality and Integrity of Lubricants in the Market
  • December 3, 2012
    • BREAKING NEWS…   PetroChoice, a Leading Provider of Lubrication Solutions, Announced Today the Acquisition of Craft Oil Corporation.
  • November 29, 2012
    • Another Price Decrease
    • Shell Spirax® S6 ATF A295 Developed to Meet Demanding Allison TES 295 Specification
    • OilSafe Announces Fully Integrated Bulk Storage and Dispensing System
  • November 19, 2012
    • The Details of Decreases
    • Fire at Nexeo Solutions Plant in Garland, TX
    • JobbersWorld Thanks Corrigan Oil and Others Who Helped
  • November 13, 2012
    • Prices on the Move … down
    • Total Transit Switches To Universal Lubricants’ ECO ULTRA® Premium Motor Oil
  • October 23, 2012
    • Smitty’s Starts Work on $10 Million Warehouse Expansion
    • Safety-Kleen’s Rodney Walker Named Sustainability All-Star by Green Fleet Magazine
    • Sunny Side Up – Ultrachem’s Solar Project Completed
  • October 2, 2012
    • Heidi Matheys Joins Ashland as Vice President, Global Brands
    • Chevron Announces New Premium Hydraulic Oils That Deliver Fuel Costs Savings and Enhanced Productivity
    • Haag promoted to President of Moore Oil
    • Universal Lubricants Partners with Interstate Distributor Company
    • PQIA Says it’s Time to “Stop the Slop”
  • September 27, 2012
    • ExxonMobil to Expand High-Performance Synthetic Lubricants Capacity in Louisiana
    • Upholding Motor Oil Quality Standards
  • September 20, 2012
    • SHELL NAMES NEW LEADER FOR AMERICAS COMMERCIAL FUELS AND LUBRICANTS BUSINESSES
  • September 5, 2012
    • Long-time Lubricants Leader Announces Retirement
    • The Price Spreads are Speaking
    • The Deal is Done! WCP and Metalmark Complete Recapitalization of Maxum Petroleum with Pilot Flying J
    • And the Winner Is…
  • August 31, 2012
    • Phillips 66 Lubricants Engineer Awarded Esteemed Certification
    • Twinco Merges With DYK Automotive
  • August 7, 2012
    • Fire at Chevron Richmond Refinery
    • John Massel Named President of Warren Unilube, Inc.
    • Universal Lubricants Celebrates Two Year Partnership With Superior Honda of Omaha
  • August 3, 2012
    • Total Energy, LLC Acquires Ocean State Oil
    • Chemoil Invests in Chemlube/Sopetra
    • Western Marketing Inc. Announces New President and New Board Member
  • July 20, 2012
    • Pilot Flying J to Acquire Maxum Petroleum
  • July 10, 2012
    • Castrol Industrial North America Announces the Launch of the Performance Biolubes Product Line
    • Chevron to consolidate gas engine oils under HDAX® brand
    • PetroChoice Rolls Out New Website
    • What Oil Do You Recommend?
  • June 29, 2012
    • Irvin Warren Awarded the Ernst & Young Carolinas Region Entrepreneur of the Year
    • Apache Oil Company Announces Non-Exclusive Distributor Agreement With Castrol Lubricants
    • PQIA Issues a Don’t Buy on MaxiGuard and a Consumer Alert on Auto Club™
  • June 11, 2012
    • Calumet Signs Agreement to Acquire Royal Purple
    • CITGO Takes Issue with Trimen Oil Sales
    • New Pennzoil Ultra™ 0W-40 Designed For All SRT Vehicles
  • June 4, 2012
    • PetroChoice Completes the Acquisition of Suburban Oil Company
    • Elephants in the Room
    • GROWMARK Lubricants in Council Bluffs ISO 9001:2008 Certified
    • POLARIS Laboratories® – Opens New Fluid Testing Lab in Moscow, Russia
    • Motul® Launches New MC Care™ Product Line
  • May 22, 2012
    • Baghdasarian Arrested on Federal Charges
    • Lubricant Prices up While Crude Heads Down
  • April 30, 2012
    • PetroChoice Completes the Acquisition of Lorenz Lubricant Company
    • Safety-Kleen Announces a Price Increase
    • American Refining Group Increases Prices
    • Round One in 2012
    • Energy Transfer Partners to Acquire Sunoco in $5.3 Billion Transaction
  • April 24, 2012
    • Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and Petro-Canada Announce Price Increases
    • Round One in 2012
  • April 17, 2012
    • Looks Like Another Round of Price Increases
  • April 13, 2012
    • TrueSouth Launches Marketing Campaign in Five States
    • Survey Shows American Car Owners’ Concerns about Vehicle Longevity
  • March 26, 2012
    • Chevron First to Move on Group II
    • Base Oil Price Outlook
    • ConocoPhillips Lubricants Introduces New Wireline Lubricant
    • Rob Kress Has Joined Chemlube International as Vice President
  • March 16, 2012
    • BIS Issues Order Temporarily Denying The Delfin Group and Its President Export Privileges
    • Holly Ups Paraffinic Base Oil Prices
    • Nynas Raises Pale Oil Prices by $0.35 a gallon
    • Base Oil Spreads
  • March 13, 2012
    • NOCO Energy Corporation Expands Operations into Pennsylvania and West Virginia
    • Sun Coast Resources Inc. Acquires The Branded Fuel and Lubricant Distribution Business of Ada Resources, Inc.
  • March 7, 2012
    • Silogram Lubricants Files Suit Against Everclear
    • Chevron raises the bar with its 1st Source Elite Marketers
    • More on Shell Closing Lubricant Blend Plant in Wood River
  • February 29, 2012
    • Keller-Heartt Oil Acquires Long Time Competitor Lou-Bob Corp.
    • Pilot Flying J to Acquire Western Petroleum
    • Shell to Close Lubricant Blend Plant in Wood River
    • EcoPower Receives dexos1™ Engine Oil Specification
  • February 14, 2012
    • Congrats to Sun Coast Resources!
    • Base Oil Spreads Tightening
  • February 10, 2012
    • Craft Oil Acquires Neslo Petroleum
    • PQIA Issues Two New Consumers Alerts
  • January 17, 2012
    • Greenbriar Acquires PetroChoice
    • Calumet Specialty Products Partners — Announce the Introduction of SuperCal Motor Oil
    • Make an Offer! LubeXChange Posts Close to $5 Million in Surplus Products
    • Base Oil Price

2011

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  • December 21, 2011
    • Wallover Oil Acquires Commonwealth Oil
    •  Crystal Flash Energy Acquires Drakes Fuel Service
    • Make an Offer! LubeXChange Posts Close to $5 Million in Surplus Products
  • December 12, 2011
    • ConocoPhillips Announces Lubricant Price Decrease
    • Chevron to Further Ensure Lubricant Quality with Product Integrity Assurance System (PIAS) Program
  • December 1, 2011
    • RelaDyne Announces the Acquisition of Hill Oil Company and PetroClean Solutions
    • PQIA Issues a Consumer Alert on MaxiGuard
  • November 16, 2011
    • Booth Waltz Enterprises Acquires Windward Petroleum
    • New Website Proactively Connects Buyers and Sellers in the Lubricant Industry
  • November 9, 2011
    • Lubrizol Signs Agreement to Acquire Chemtool
  • October 12, 2011
    • MSouth Equity Partners Acquires PetroLiance
    • Business Opportunities
  • October 11, 2011
    • What’s Driving Base Oil Prices?
    • Where are Base Oil Prices Heading?
    • Used Engine Oil Gets Recycled by 95 Percent of Auto Repair Shops and Parts Stores
  • October 3, 2011
    • Nissan Announces a Dealer Price Increase on Lubricants
    • KOST USA, Inc. Expands Product Offerings to Western US Market
    • Velaro Completes Purchase of Murphy Oil’s Meraux, LA Refinery
    • Making Choices When Prices Are The Same.
  • September 15, 2011
    • Shell NA Lubes Announces Reorganization
    • PQIA Issues Consumer Alerts on Six Motor Oils
    • Toyota Announces a Price Adjustment on Genuine Oil
    • Sasol Announces Feasibility Study to Build First Gas-to-Liquids (GTL) plant in the US
  • September 1, 2011
    • RelaDyne Acquires Derrick Oil and Supply
    • POLARIS Brings on More International Sales Experience
  • August 19, 2011
    • For the Sake of Completeness – Castrol Industrial, Petro-Canada and EcoPower Also Increased Prices
    • Elephants in the Room
  • August 16, 2011 Evening Edition
    • Add CITGO and ConocoPhillips to the List of Majors Announcing a Price Increase
    • The Time is Getting Longer
    • Summary of Price Increases in Round Four…
  • August 16, 2011
    • ExxonMobil and Castrol Announce Price Increases
    • Summary of Price Increases in Round Four…
    • Golden Gate Petroleum to pay $3 Million Settlement
  • August 9, 2011
    • Valvoline Increases Lubricant Prices
    • Summary of Price Increases in Round Four…
    • Crude – Base Oil Spread
    • Marketers Sound Off
  • August 8, 2011
    • Valvoline Price Increase – Correction
    • The Results are in…
  • August 5, 2011
    • The Majors are Moving
    • The Results are in…
  • August 2, 2011
    • For Those Wondering – Not a Word…
    • Goodwrench Ups Lube Prices
    • Will Price “Postings” Commoditize the Lubricants Business?
    • JobbersWorld Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) Price Tracker – Retail
    • Valvoline Adds to its UltraMax Line
    • United Petroleum Looks to Step up with the Majors and Step Out Above the Competition
  • July 18, 2011
    • A Major Moves – Chevron Announces Price Increase
    • Fire Destroys Niagara Lubricant Company Facility
    • ValvTect Treated Fuels Hit Over 1 Billion Gallons
  • July 6, 2011
    • Round 4 for Additives – Afton and Infineum Up Prices
    • 7th Inning Stretch, or a Squeeze Play?
    • Safety-Kleen to Conduct Preliminary Engineering for new Re-Refinery in Southern U.S.
    • Curt Knapp Named Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Safety-Kleen
  • June 21, 2011
    • No Surprise – When Costs Increase, so do Prices
  • June 17, 2011
    • More Price Increases
    • And the Winner is (are)…
  • June 13, 2011 Evening Edition
    • CAM2 International, LLC to open and operate a lubricant terminal and blending facility in Bakersfield, California
  • June 13, 2011
    • Add Smitty’s to the List in Round 4
  • June 9, 2011
    • Motiva Moves Base Oil Price
    • A Second in What Could be Round 4…
      U.S. Lubricants Also Announces a Price Increase
    • Price Increase – Round 4?
    • The Crude – Base Oil Spread
    • What Oil Would You Recommend?
  • June 8, 2011
    • Price Increase – Round 4?
  • June 6, 2011
    • Quaker State to Reward Motorist With Cash Back for Holding Onto Their Vehicles Longer
    • The Lift in Retail PCMO Prices
    • Universal Lubricants Super XHD dexos1 Approved
  • June 1, 2011
    • Shell and its Marketers “Growing Together”
  • May 23, 2011
    • Valvoline Increases Lube Prices
    • Price Increase Summary – Round 3
  • May 20, 2011
    • Shell Announces
    • Price Increase Summary – Round 3
  • May 16, 2011
    • More Majors Move Prices
    • Preparing and Recovering From the Flood
    • Royal Buying Group and Irving Oil Marketing Establish a Convenience Store Buying Group
  • May 13, 2011
    • Chevron and ConocoPhilips are Next in the Third Round of Price Increases for 2011
    • Price Increase Summary as of May 13, 2011 – Round Three
    • Ultrachem Adds Another to the STLE List of CLS
  • May 11, 2011
    • ExxonMobil First Major in Round Three
    • Time Between Increases (TBI)
  • May 10, 2011
    • ARG Moves Prices
    • The Spread Keeps Spreading
    • Bracing for the Flood
  • May 4, 2011
    • Pennzoil “Pride”
    • RelaDyne Partners with Des-Case
    • Shell’s EcoBox System Now Available to Distributors
    • Castrol Edge Now Has “Titanium Fluid Strength”
    • Bel-Ray Partners With TM
    • McPherson Celebrates 40 Years in The Business
  • April 25, 2011
    • Shell Scores with Sonic
    • CITGO Ups Price on Private Label Brands
    • Price Increase Updates
    • Price Increase Summary as of April 21, 2011
  • April 19, 2011
    • ALS, Chemlube, and Safety-Kleen Up Prices
    • Price Increase Summary as of April 19, 2011
    • Shell Implements Temporary Fuel Credit
    • Champion Brands LLC Rolling Out New Diesel Engine Oil
  • April 15, 2011
    • More Price Increases – Round 3
    • Why, Why… are Lubricant Prices Increasing?
    • George Ristevski Appointed SVP and Chief Operating Officer of Maxum Petroleum
  • April 11, 2011
    • PetroChoice Acquires Anderson Lubricants, Inc.
  • April 7, 2011
    • Battling for Market Share; So What’s New?
    • Lubrizol Announces Increase on Lubricant Additives
    • Additive Price Increases – What they Mean
  • April 4, 2011
    • The Spreads are Spreading…
    • Holly Hikes Base Oil Prices
    • Chevron Introduces New Delo® Grease ESI
    • Ultrachem Introduces New Line of Lubes
    • POLARIS Laboratories Launches HORIZON® 4
  • March 30, 2011
    • Hang on – It could be a Wild Ride!
    • Do Lubricant Price Increases Stick?
    • Craig Callé Appointed SVP and Chief Financial Officer of Maxum Petroleum
    • Universal Lubricants Hits 1.5 Million Gallon Production Mark of New ECO ULTRA®Recycled Motor Oil
    • Shell Rotella SuperRigs® Coming to KENLY 95 Petro in Kenly, North Carolina
  • March 22, 2011
    • Castrol Holds Out Until Last Among the Majors
    • U.S. Lubricants Announces Increase
    • Kendall Motor Oil – Mean and Green
    • Universal Lubricants’ ECO ULTRA® Recycled Motor Oil Becomes Official Green Product of the Association of Independent Oil Distributors
    • Andrew Bornstein is the New President of NAL
  • March 21, 2011
    • Valvoline Increases Lube Prices
    • Commonwealth Oil Ups Price
    • Round Two of 2011 Price Increases
  • March 15, 2011 Correction
    • 2011 Price Increases
  • March 15, 2011
    • ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, PetroCanada and CITGO Move Prices Up
    • Sampling of 2011 Price Increases
    • Haycock Petroleum Announced as Newest Sinclair Arctic Fire™ Lubricant Distributor
    •  Edgar Hansen to Appear at Delo® Booth During MATS
  • March 14, 2011 Second Edition
    • Shell Also Announced a Price Increase
    • ARG Announces Increase
    • Advanced Lubrication Specialties Also Moves Price
    • Nippon Oil USA Bumps up Prices
  • March 14, 2011
    • Chevron Bumps up the Price of Lubes
    • Berkshire Hathaway to Buy Lubrizol for $9.7 billion
  • March 11, 2011
    • Safety-Kleen Announces Increase on Lubricants
    • Shell Increases Coolant Prices
    • Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) Issues Another Consumer Alert on Motor Oil
    • Valvoline’s  “NextGen™” is on the Shelves
    • Ferrell Oil Brings on Doster as VP of Sales and Marketing
  • March 1, 2011
    • Here We Go!  The Independents are First to Move.
    • Ouch!
    • Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) Issues Consumer Alerts on Two Motor Oils
    • Shane Terry Moves on From North American Lubricants
  • February 15, 2011
    • Shell Sweetens the Deal for Jiffy Lube
    • JobbersWorld Unveils New MarketPlace For Hiring, Buying, Selling and More!
  • February 8, 2011
    • Valvoline Goes Green with “NextGen™”
    • Pugh Lubricants Named “Top Flight Marketer”
    • Valley Pacific Petroleum Services Brings on NOxBlue DEF
  • February 2, 2011
    • ExxonMobil Makes Big Changes to its PCEO Lineup
    • Chevron Pascagoula – That’s a Lot of Juice!
    • Lubrizol Beats the Street!
  • January 31, 2011
    • It’s back On! Chevron to Build $1.4 Billion Base Oil Plant in Pascagoula, Mississippi
    • Honeywell to Sell its CPG Automotive Group
  • January 25, 2011
    • It’s official – Castrol Announces Price Increase
    • Western Marketing Drops AIOD
    • Private Label vs. Big Brands
    • Spectrum Acquires A/R Packaging Corporation
  • January 21, 2011
    • It’s Official, Petro-Canada is Now dexos1 licensed
  • January 19, 2011
    • Valvoline on Valentines’ Day – Price Increase
    • Price Increases – Leaders and Laggards
    • Shell Marketer’s Meeting Had Most in Attendance Feeling Upbeat
    • Shell Concept Lubricant Achieves Up To 6.5% Fuel Economy Benefit
  • January 10, 2011
    • Shell Announces Increase
    • Price Increases – Leaders and Laggards
    • RelaDyne and BioBlend Announce Distribution Agreement
    • GROWMARK Lubricant Manufacturing Facility to Undergo Major Renovation
  • January 6, 2011
    • CITGO Announces Price Increase
    • ExMo Bumps Up Prices
    • Shell Lubricants Announces Two New Canadian Distribution Alliances

2010

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  • December 27, 2010
    • Construction Company Suing to Foreclose Universal Lubricants
    • American Refining Group Ups Price
    • Tier One Lubricants Also Announces a Price Increase
  • December 23, 2010
    • Say it Ain’t So, ExMo
    • ConocoPhillips Announces Price Increase and Freight Adjustments
    • Old World Lubricant (PEAK) Increases $0.40 a gallon
  • December 15, 2010
    • Chevron is the First Major to Move
    • More Price Increases!
  • December 14, 2010
    • GM Says Orders For dexos1™ Quarts Are Now Being Accepted, and more…
    • Advanced Lubrication Specialties Announces Price Increase
    • TrueSouth Oil Announces a Price Increase
    • Chemlube Also Moves
  • December 7, 2010
    • Two More Prices Increases Follow Warren Oil’s… Cross Oil, Refining & Marketing Announces Price Increase on Finished Lubes
    • USLubricantsChalet Announces Price Increase
    • Toyota Announces Price Decrease for its Genuine Toyota Motor Oil
    • Illinois ToolWorks to Acquire U.S. Car-care Products of Royal Dutch Shell
    • The Number of GM dexos1 Suppliers is Looking Lean
    • Why are Lubricant Prices Increasing?
  • December 6, 2010
    • Warren Oil Announces Price Increase
    • The Number of GM dexos1 Suppliers is Looking Lean
    • FRA Advances Use of Bio-Based Fuels and Lubricants with New Research Grants
  • November 15, 2010
    • More on RelaDyne
    • Shell Lubricants Revamps Shell LubeAnalyst™ Oil Analysis Program, and Marketers are Asking Good Questions.
    • POLARIS Laboratories Opens New Lab in Georgia
  • November 11, 2010
    • Breaking News — Shell Sells Its Metalworking Fluids Business to Houghton International
    • Champion Brands Enters the Hot Rod Market
  • November 10, 2010
    • BREAKING NEWS —
      Mid-town Petroleum, Oil Distributing Company, The Hurt Company, and Pumpelly Oil, Join Forces To Provide First-Of-Its Kind Equipment Reliability Products and Services Platform
    • Say Good-bye to Mr. Goodwrench
  • November 1, 2010
    • Havoline to Move Under Chevron Brand in North America
    • Safety-Kleen Invests in Ontario’s Green Economy
    • CAM2 is now a fully licensed dexos1™ motor oil producer and supplier.
  • October 19, 2010
    • Mopar Aligns its Distributor Base with Shell
    • Smitty’s Supply is Licensed and Shipping dexos1™ 5W-30
    • The Official List of dexos1™ licensed products
    • Commonwealth Oil Announces BioComm
  • October 12, 2010
    • GM’s Official List of dexos1™ Licensed Engine Oil is Now Online.
    • Ultrachem Names Glenn Krasley as Marketing Director
    • Parman Energy Has an Immediate Opening for Key Account Manager
  • October 8, 2010
    • Another Yes for dexos1™
    • ExxonMobil Selected by Nissan North America as Preferred Supplier of Engine
    • NYCO America LLC Announces Development and Immediate Availability of Two New Synthetic Hydraulic Fluids
    • Parman Energy Has an Immediate Opening for Key Account Manager
    • The dexos1™ JobbersWorld Scoreboard
  • October 7, 2010
    • The JobbersWorld dexos1™ Survey Results
    • ConocoPhillips spells out the Differences in GF-4, GF-5, and dexos1™
    • The dexos1™ JobbersWorld Scoreboard
  • October 2, 2010
    • Correction to dexos1™ Scoreboard and Additional Survey Information
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS says NO to dexos1™
    • Take the JobbersWorld dexos1™ Survey
    • The dexos1™ JobbersWorld Scoreboard
  • October 1, 2010
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS says NO to dexos1™
    • Take the JobbersWorld dexos1™ Survey
    • The dexos1™ Tally – Nay or Yeah
  • September 28, 2010
    • Allegheny Petroleum Joins the list of “Yeah” for dexos1™
    • Take the JobbersWorld dexos1™ Survey
    • The dexos1™ Tally – Nay or Yeah
  • September 27, 2010
    • Pinnacle Oil will offer GM dexos1™ licensed engine oil
    • The dexos1™ Tally – Nay or Yeah
    • BASF Increases Prices for Automotive Fluids Globally
    • POLARIS Laboratories Expands Scope of Customer Training
  • September 21, 2010
    • Advanced Lubrication Specialties will offer GM dexos1 licensed engine oil
    • Where is the General Motor’s dexos1™ List?
    • The dexos1™ Tally – Nay or Yeah
  • September 20, 2010
    • Petro-Canada and dexos1 – JobbersWorld Reports it as we Hear it
    • Whereas CITGO Told Marketers its in With Dexos1, now it’s Out!
    • The dexos1™ Tally – Nay or Yeah
  • September 14, 2010
    • Another Stake in the Ground!
      Chevron Officially Says No To Dexos1™
    • Petro-Canada will Go with dexos1™
    • CITGO Tells Marketers its in With Dexos1™
    • The dexos1™ Tally – Nay or Yeah
  • September 10, 2010 second
    • ExMo Remains Lubricants Supplier for General Motors U.S. Dealer Network
    • The dexos™ Nays and Yeahs
  • September 10, 2010
    • CAM2 Will Produce and Offer dexos1™
  • September 9, 2010
    • Sour Grapes?
  • August 31, 2010
    • ConocoPhillips Scores Big with Honda
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • August 26, 2010
    • Castrol Will Not “Officially License” Edge and Syntec as dexos1™
    • dexos – The Yeas and the Nays
    • Pinnacle Oil Moved to Action
    • OSHA Fines Calumet
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • August 20, 2010
    • CAM2 and Smitty’s Form Strategic Alliance
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • August 18, 2010
    • Western Marketing Inc. Acquired by Two Investment Groups
    • PQIA Finds Two Brands of Engine Oil with Questions about API Licenses
    • Smitty’s Builds New Quality Assurance Lab
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • August 12, 2010
    • dexos1™ Synthetic Blend Prices are Now on the Street
    • G.H. Berlin Joins as Sponsor of the Petroleum Quality Institute of America
    • 94 and Still Selling!
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • August 3, 2010
    • The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) Issues Advisories on Four Samples Tested in the Mid-Atlantic
    • JobbersWorld Announces Lubricant Price Report
    • Tier One Assuming Management of Gulf Brand Lubricants
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • July 28, 2010
    • Paulson Oil Company Bio-diesel Storage Facility Destroyed by Fire
    • Hyundai Construction Equipment Introduces Genuine Oil
    • ExxonMobil Announces Multi-Year Supply Agreement with Caterpillar
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • July 27, 2010
    • Hasco purchased the lubricant blending facility previously owned by Castrol Industrial in Vernon, California
    • Afton Chemical Announces a New PCMO Additive that Exceeds GF-5
    • Ashland Sales Incresed by 16% over June 2009
    • ExxonMobil and Caterpillar Ink a Supply Agreement
    • North American Lubricants and Its Customers are Seeing Green
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
  • July 14, 2010
    • The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
    • BioBlend is featured on 2 of Discovery Channel’s top rated shows
  • July 2, 2010
    • Happy 4th of July… The JobbersWorld Forum Goes Live!
    • Chevron Introduces HDAX® 7200 Low Ash Gas Engine Oil
    • Infineum Singapore Announces Commencement of New Salicylate Manufacturing Facility
    • Total Says it Has the Answer for Blue Water Marine – A single Engine Oil for High and Low Sulfur Fuel
  • June 28, 2010
    • Score One More For ExMo
    • Fentress Oil Steps up With Valvoline
    • Ohio Files Lawsuit Against Heartland Refinery Group for Continued Public
      Nuisance and Permit Violations
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS LUBRICANTS ENHANCES NATURAL GAS ENGINE OIL OFFERING WITH 76 LUBRICANTS TRITON® 5005EXD
    • Infineum Honored by the American Chemistry Council
  • June 15, 2010
    • Warren Oil Offers Help in the Gulf
    • Valvoline Says No to dexos
    • ConocoPhillips Lubricant Enhances Natural Gas Engine Oil Offering with EL MAR LA4EXD and EL Mar Low Ashrticle Headline
    • POLARIS Named Fluid Analysis Provider for Industry’s Largest International Oil Distribution Group
  • June 7, 2010
    • BP/Castrol Bumps Finished Lube Prices
    • Valvoline Does Not Plan to Officially License dexos.
  • May 20, 2010
    • CITGO Announced Yesterday
    • ConocoPhillips also went up
    • All but one of the majors has announced increases
  • May 19, 2010
    • ExMo Announces Price Increase
    • Chevron Moves on Price
    • Valvoline Announced This Morning
  • May 17, 2010
    • Shell Response to Questions about Flush Oil
    • Shell’s Response is Most Appreciated… But What About the Others?
  • May 11, 2010
    • Shell Announces Price Increase
    • Speaking of Shell
    • Advanced Lubrication Specialties Announces Price Hike
    • Warren Oil Company Expands Heavy Duty Line of Products to Include Diesel Exhaust Fluid.
    • Curt Knapp Now Vice President – Oil Sales for Safety-Kleen
  • May 4, 2010
    • More Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Follow Amalie’s Price Increase
    • CAM2 Annouces Price Increase
    • Chemlube Announces a Price Increase
    • Prime Lube Offers BlueSky Diesel Exhaust Fluid to Meet EPA Mandates
  • April 28, 2010
    • Correction:
    • PQIA Offers to Test Brands on Request
  • April 27, 2010
    • Amalie Announces Price Increase
    • Advanced Lubrication Specialties Also Announces an Increase
    • PQIA Releases Results on Private Label Engine Oils
    • Shell and Penske Together Again
  • April 8, 2010
    • CITGO Petroleum and CAM2 sign on as Platinum Sponsors of the Petroleum Quality Institute of America
    • Lubricant Sales Up in March
    • Chevron’s Reorganization has Marketers Sitting on the Edge of Their Chairs.
    • ExxonMobil Chemical Makes Alkylated Naphthalene Synesstic™ Basestock Fluid Available for Incidental Food Contact Applications
  • February 26, 2010
    • Pennzoil Introduces Its Most Advanced Synthetic, Pennzoil Ultra
    • Lubrizol Bumps up the Price of Additives
  • February 23, 2010
    • Warren Oil Signs on as Platinum Sponsor of the Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA)
    • SC Fuels Completes Acquisition of United Fuel & Energy Corporation
  • February 16, 2010
    • Breaking News – The Petroleum Quality Institute of America – Now There is a Difference!
    • The Data is in and The Majors Look Good
  • February 8, 2010
    • Valvoline Joins the Crowd
    • Now for the independent lubricant manufacturers
  • February 2, 2010
    • ExxonMobil Ups its Lubricant Prices
    • Lubrizol Downgraded to Sell at Citigroup
  • January 27, 2010
    • ConocoPhillips Follows the Crowd
    • Petro-Canada also bumps price
    • Haycock Petroleum Company Named Master Distributor for Sinclair
  • January 26, 2010
    • More Price Increases!
    • Maxum Petroleum Selects Zytax for Excise Motor Fuel Tax Compliance and Determination
    • Ashland Inc. Reports Fiscal First-Quarter – Looks Good
  • January 19, 2010
    • Chevron Restructuring – Eliminating jobs – Smaller Organization
    • Shell’s Price Increase
    • Petro-Canada Bumps Price on Process and White Oils
    • IPAC Shines the Light on its Two New Stars…
    • Lubrication Engineers Adds Low Tox® Product to its Wire Rope and Chain Line
    • CAM2 Blue Blood Racing Oil Becomes the Official Racing Oil for Grave Digger Monster Trucks.
  • January 15, 2010
    • Shell Announces a Price Increase

2009

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  • December 7, 2009
    • Shell Rolls out New Distributor Strategy for Growth
    • A Leak at Shell – Is this a Harbinger of What’s To Come?
    • POLARIS Laboratories Makes Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies in U.S.
  • November 20, 2009
    • ConocoPhillips Takes Titanium to PCEO
    • Valvoline and tiwi Offer Fuel Proof Guarantee
    • John Deere Introduces Plus-50 II Premium Engine Oil
  • October 12, 2009
    • YES – There is an Issue With Low Quality and/or Off-spec Lubricant in the US Market
    • A CALL TO ACTION
    • POLARIS Laboratories becomes sole source
    • More High Quality Base Oil on the Plate
  • September 22, 2009
    • Jury Awards $2.9 Million For “Defective Transmission Fluid”
    • Farrell Oil goes “Green” with Safety-Kleen
    • More on Lyden’s ProGuard ECO
    • Hang On to Your Hats!
    • BioBlend at the N.C. Ports Authority
  • August 24, 2009
    • Watch the Spreads
    • Lyden Goes Green
    • PetroCard Systems Expands Mobil Fueling Services to Oregon
  • August 17, 2009
    • Maxum Petroleum Acquires Mid-State Industrial Lubricants Co.
    • Contact Us With Your News
  • August 11, 2009
    • Shell Wants 80%
    • So what do distributors say About the Goodrench Price Decrease?
    • Dennison Lubricants ‘Goes Green’ With Safety-Kleen
  • August 10, 2009
    • ExxonMobil Bumps its Price
    • ConocoPhillips joins the crowd
    • BP Lubricant (Castrol) also Announced a Price Increase
    • Go Figure – A Price Decrease at Goodwrench
    • Polaris Laboratories Website Raises the Bar in Oil Analysis
    • Toyota’s Migration to SAE 0W-20 Synthetics
  • July 27, 2009
    • Chevron Jumps in With A Price Increase
    • Shell Also Announces a Price Increase
    • Warren Oil is Tracing Quality
    • JobbersWorld Welcomes Your Thoughts and Opinions on Quality, and Publicly Asks ILMA and API to Respond
  • July 21, 2009
    • FLASH…Shell is Now FIRST… The First Major to Announce a Price Increase
    • Citgo bumps up MileMaster Price
  • July 17, 2009
    • Valvoline Puts the Kibosh on Repackaging
    • CAM2 International, LLC Launches CAM2 Blue Blood Racing Motor Oils and Gear Oil
    • Mor on Cam2… and something new on ALS
    • Price Increases… BUT WHY???
  • July 14, 2009
    • Major Independents Make a Move
    • ExMo Bumps Base Oil Prices
    • PetroCard Systems Acquires Estacada Oil Northwest Petroleum
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY UPGRADES TURBINE OIL PRODUCT LINE
  • May 5, 2009
    • ConocoPhillips Drops Prices
    • Marketers told GM will decrease prices on Goodwrench Oil
    • Chevron and ExMo Also Drop Prices
    • Safety-Kleen Introduces Recycled Motor Oil to “Green-Minded” Consumers
    • Fuchs Petrolub Q1 net tops expectations, Outlook Dim
    • ROUSH Named “Official Motor Oil” of Hooked on Driving
  • April 27, 2009
    • Valvoline up for sale
    • NewMarket Corporation Reports Record First Quarter Results
  • April 16, 2009
    • Shell Announces Another Price DECREASE
    • Holly to Acquire Sunoco’s Tulsa Refinery and Associated Businesses
  • March 31, 2009
    • Is Quaker State Confident or Crazy?
  • March 19, 2009
    • Quaker State Publicly Challenges Castrol, Valvoline and Mobil 1
    • Shell Says “Xs” in Sequence IVA Are Bad Science and Misleading
    • “X” Times Better
    • Chemtura Files Voluntary Petitions for Relief Under Chapter 11
  • February 24, 2009
    • More Price Decreases
    • Repositioning Quaker State
  • February 17, 2009
    • ExMo Drops Price on Lubes
    • Chevron Announces a Price Decrease
    • Castrol Advises About Price Decrease
    • Ouch! Shell Gets Bad Grades from Marketers
    • CITGO Makes Some Cuts and Some Moves
    • Maxum Petroleum Closes on $300 Million Investment from Metalmark Capital and Waud Capital Partners
  • January 29, 2009
    • Castrol Edge Claims 8X better Wear Than Mobil 1
    • ConocoPhillips HDEO Has Even More Muscle
    • Lubricants are Getting Greener
    • DA Sets the Record Straight – It was Warren Distribution not Warren Oil –
    • Valvoline: Value up, Volume Down
  • January 19, 2009
    • SIGN UP!
    • WALMART SETTLES CONSUMER PROTECTION CASE FOR $357,800.00
    • Shell Offers Revitalized Hydraulic Fluid
    • ExxonMobil’s Lubrication Expert Receives NLGI’s Highest Honor
    • North American Lubricants Steps Out with Another Price Decrease
    • API’s Response to Valvoline’s Claim Regarding Mobil 1

2008

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  • December 18, 2008
    • SIGN UP!
    • ExxonMobil’s Response to Valvoline’s Claim
    • ROYAL MFG COMPANY LEADS WAY WITH NEW ROUND OF PRICE DECREASES
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY INTRODUCES 76® SUPER SYNTHETIC MOTOR OIL
    • High Velocity Alternative Energy, Inc. Completes Acquisition of American Chemical Exchange, Inc.
  • December 12, 2008
    • Additional Information on Valvoline’s Challenge
    • Castrol Price DECREASE – Clarification
  • December 10, 2008
    • Valvoline Hold its Ground and Turns up the Heat
    • Castrol Price Increase – Clarification
  • December 9, 2008
    • Castrol Industrial Appoints New Americas President
    • Castrol Announces Lubricant Price Decrease
    • North American Lubricants Decreases Prices and Tells Why
  • December 8, 2008
    • Maxum Petroleum Receives $300 Million Investment from Metalmark Capital and Waud Capital Partners
    • Chevron, ExxonMobil, and ARG Announce Price Decreases
    • The Price Increases and Decreases of 2008
  • December 2, 2008
    • Shell Announces Price Decrease
    • Citgo Also Announced a Price Decrease
    • Summit Industrial Products Becomes the First Company in North America to Earn ISO 21469 Certification
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY LAUNCHES KENDALL GT-1® ULTIMATE SYNTHETIC MOTOR OIL
    • Champion Brands Introduces a New Look
  • November 25, 2008
    • NAD EXAMINES ADVERTISING FOR CASTROL GTX
    • Moving Up at the American Refining Group (ARG)
    • Preview of GUARDOL ECT and Kendall SUPER-D XA with Titanium
    • Delo® 400 LE SAE 15W-40 Meets Requirements for JASO DH-2
  • November 18, 2008
    • ConocoPhillips Introduces “Titanium-Strength Oil”
    • Dr. Anoop Kumar joins Royal Manufacturing
  • October 21, 2008
    • October surprise – ConocoPhillips Announces a Price DECREASE!
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF 76 HIGH PERFORMANCE FULL SYNTHETIC 0W-20 MOTOR OIL
    • Dow Performance Fluids Business Emphasizing Environmentally Friendly Hydraulic Fluids
  • October 15, 2008
    • Mobil 1 on Allocation
    • American Synthol Files Chapter 11
  • September 23, 2008
    • Motiva Declares Force Majeure
    • ConocoPhillips Introduces its next-generation Diamond Class Turbine Oil
    • …more from ConocoPhillips
  • August 29, 2008
    • BREAKING NEWS!
    • Chevron does it again
  • August 26, 2008
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS INTRODUCES 5W40 FULL SYNTHETIC API CJ-4 HDEO
    • … and there is more NEW from ConocoPhillips
    • But ConocoPhillips is not the only one with NEWS!
    • North American Lubricants Introduces Pure Green Product Line
    • Warren Oil, Launches Lubriguard 15W40 With “Sootslayer Technology”
    • New ExxonMobil Brochure Educates Fleet Managers and Owner-Operators about the Benefits of Mobil Delvac Synthetic Heavy-Duty Diesel Engine Oils
  • July 28, 2008
    • ExMo Ups its Prices
    • Chevron Moves on Price
    • CITGO also moves up
    • Up North too
    • SMF Energy Corpration Enters Into Multi-Year Lubrication Marketers Agreement With Chevron
  • July 24, 2008
    • ConocoPhillips Announces Price Increase
    • Clarification on Castrol’s Increase
    • Ashland Reports Third Quarter Income
    • Valovoline Says SynPower Has 4 Times Better Wear Protection Than Mobil 1
    • ExMo Says – Prove It
  • July 22, 2008
    • Is this the big one, or just a sign of the times?
    • Shell Kicks it Up
    • Chevron – Temporary Allocation on Synthetics
    • L.E. Inc Launches Latest DUOLEC Lubricants
  • June 30, 2008
    • ExMo up a Whopping 50 Cents a Gallon on Basestocks
    • ConocoPhillips Announces Upgradee to-4 Fluids
  • June 24, 2008
    • ExxonMobil Ups Lubricant Prices
    • Castrol Also Announces an Increase
    • Where Can You Buy Mobil 1 ESP????
  • June 16, 2008
    • CITGO Pulls the Plug On Lake Charles Base Stocks
    • BioBlend Renewable Resources Taps Sam Burkett as New President
  • June 6, 2008
    • Lubrizol to hike prices up to 20%
    • ServicePro Makes Exciting Announcements
    • Shell Adds “Temporary Fuel Credit” to Buyback Fees
  • June 2, 2008
    • Chevron Goes With Best of Breed Branding
    • PetroLiance LLC Acquires New ExxonMobil Territory In Florida
    • CITGO Also Increased Prices
  • May 30, 2008
    • Price Increase and More Price Increases
    • Shell Makes a Move
    • ConocoPhillips Follows
    • Price Increases going North
  • May 7, 2008
    • Base Oil Prices Once Again On the Move Up
    • Chevron Annouces Increase On Lubes
    • Buying back buybacks?
    • In Memoriam – Mr. Bob Paulson
  • May 6, 2008
    • ADM Backs BioBlend
    • Chevron Increases Buyback and Repackaging Fees
    • Haycock Petroleum Announced as Newest Sinclair Artic Fire Lubricant Distributor
  • April 21, 2008
    • Update Regarding Shell’s Buyback Fees
    • SIMONS PETROLEUM ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC AGREEMENT WITH LOVE’S TRAVEL STOPS
    • ExMo Introduces New “Advanced Fuel Economy Motor Oil”
  • April 18, 2008
    • Breaking News – ExxonMobil Bumps Baseoil Prices
    • Change at the Top of Shell Lubes US
    • Shell Bumps Buyback Fees 2 Cents a Gallon
  • March 24, 2008
    • The Week of Price Increases
    • PetroLiance Announces New Fluid Testing Service
  • February 21, 2008
    • Chevron Moves on Price
    • Fire Takes Testing Lab Out of Service
  • January 7, 2008
    • KRG Capital Acquires Tri-County Petroleum, Inc.

2007

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  • December 18, 2007
    • More on Maxum Acquiring Paulson Oil
    • Wanted – Your Views and Opinions
  • December 11, 2007
    • ARG Rethinking its Recent Price Increase
    • NASM Opens Doors to Lubricant Marketers
    • Albemarle Bumps Antioxidant Prices
    • CITGO’s ups MileMaster Prices
  • December 10, 2007
    • BREAKING NEWS – Maxum Acquires Paulson Oil (POCO)
    • Valvoline Follows the Crowd and Bumps Prices
    • Chevron Increases Prices on Small Packages
    • Castrol did too
    •  Low Prices – Caveat Emptor!
  • November 20, 2007
    • ExxonMobil Hikes Lube Prices
    • Price Increase Summary
  • November 16, 2007
    • More Price Increases
    • MAXUM PETROLEUM ACQUIRES NEW MEXICO & PANAMA FACILITIES
    • MF Energy Corporation expands lubricants market to San Antonio
    • Correction
  • November 14, 2007
    • Shell Makes A Move
  • November 12, 2007
    • Chevron Bumps its Prices
    • Jobbers Wholesale Gets Aggressive
    • Green Earth Technologies Introduces America’s First Green Motor Oil
    • Anwer Hussain Elected President of ILMA
  • October 19, 2007
    • Dirty Little Secrets????
    • PetroLiance Completes First Acquisition
    • Maxum Petroleum Files S-1
  • September 11, 2007
    • PETROLIANCE LLC ACQUIRES AV LUBRICANTS
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS LUBRICANTS ANNOUNCES KENDALL SHP SYNTHETIC GEAR LUBE 75W90 UPGRADE
    • WARREN OIL ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS
  • May  22, 2007
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  • May 8, 2007
    • MAXUM PETROLEUM ACQUIRES PETROLEUM PRODUCTS
    • Castrol Industrial Introduces New Industrial Lubricants and Fluids
    • ARG Announces Partial Synthetic 0W-30 Racing Oil
    • Cortec Grows its Biolube Line
  • May 3, 2007
    • Universal Lubricants Finds Equity Partner in Pegasus Capital Advisors
    • Parman Lubricants Enters the Fuel Business
    • ITW ROCOL North America Launches Unique Metalworking Fluid
    • Jesse Jackson Looking for Jobs with Big Oil
  • April 27, 2007
    • PEAK expands beyond Antifreeze into new line Motor Oils and Lubricants
    • Platinum Research Organization Announces Commercial Plan for 2007
    • Mobil 1 Motor Oil Wins People’s Choice Award, Favorite Lubricant of 2007
  • April 17, 2007
    • CHS Acquires Nor-Lakes Liquid Lubricant Business and The Farm-Oyl Company
    • Lubrizol Looking Good
    • Jig-A-Loo; You gotta love it!
    • Conocophillips Lubricants API CJ-4 Compatible Heavy Duty Engine Oils Meet Caterpillar Specifications
  • April 10, 2007
    • Food For Thought
    • Lyden Acquires Spartan Oil
    • ExxonMobil Increases PAO Production Capacity
    • Chemtura Announces Restructuring to Improve Performance, Accelerate Growth, Better Serve Customers
  • March 26, 2007
    • The Big Deal in Brazil
    • Pegasus Capital Advisors, L.P. Acquires Universal Lubricants Inc.
    • Shell Introduces Shell Mysella XL extended drain gas engine oil
    • Exciting Changes at Lubrication Engineers
    • Ford Pounds the Drum for 5W-20
    • STLE Announces Extensive Gear Program for Philadelphia meeting
    • Chemtool – Big and Getting Bigger
    • Chevron Introduces Delo Synthetic Gear oil
  • March 20, 2007
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS LUBRICANTS LAUNCHES NEW LINE OF SYNTHETIC INDUSTRIAL OILS
    • DM2 SOFTWARE, SMARTLOGIX COMBINE FORCES TO INTEGRATE ORDER MANAGMENT AND DELIVERY FOR PETROLEUM DISTRIBUTORS
    • HOW A LUBRICANT MARKETER’S INSURANCE REALLY WORKS
    • EXXONMOBIL INTRODUCES MOBIL 1 HIGH MILAGE
  • February 27, 2007
    • Galaxy Associates, Inc. Acquires ICS
    • Dick Clark Moves to D-A Lubricants
  • February 1, 2007
    • David and Goliath – Feedback
    • Chemtura Completes Acquisition of Kaufman Holdings Corporation
    • ChonocoPhillips Lubricants Upgrades Kendall Lubricants Analysis System
    • (KLAS®) Oil Analysis Program
  • January 31, 2007
    • Jobbers World – Lubricant Price Monitor
    • ConocoPhillips is Transition out of Light Oils in 8 States
    • David and Goliath – A Sign of the Times
  • January 23, 2007
    • Big Changes at CITGO
    • NEW! Jobbers World Lubricant Price Monitor
    • More for Mopar

2006

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Archive 2006

The following is a list of previous issues of JobbersWorld Online. Please note, JobbersWorld is Published and Copyrighted by Petroleum Trends International Inc.

  • December 21, 2006
    • Chemtura Announces Intent to Acquire Kaufman Holdings
    • Shell Makes Some Interesting Price Adjustments to FormulaShell
    • ConocoPhillips Makes Changes to its Oil Analysis Program
  • November 20, 2006
    • CITGO Increases Price on Finished Lubricants
    • ConocoPhillips Shines a Spotlight on Its Stars!
    • ExMo Letting Some Go
    • ROYAL WELCOMES STEVE HUMPHREYS
  • October 2, 2006
    • Chevron’s Delo® Advantage Selected by Penske Truck Leasing as Sole North American Lubricant Supplier
    • Add CITGO to the List of Postponed Increases
    • Prices – Letter to the Editor
  • September 28, 2006
    • Chevron Postpones Price Increases and ConocoPhillips Follows
    • Shell Announces Price Increase
  • September 18, 2006
    • The Big Just got Even Bigger!
  • September 12, 2006
    • Is ExMo “Out” of PAO?
    • More price increases!
    • ConocoPhillips Lubricants Introduces Kendall SHP
  • September 5, 2006
    • Surprise Surprise… more price increases
    • Calumet Lubricants Company exiting the Finished Lubricants Business
    • Pinnacle Expands its Marketing Base
    • Kost USA Launches a New Range of High Performance Coolant/Antifreezes
  • August 22, 2006
    • Warren is First Up…
    • ExxonMobil Kicks it up too.
    • Lyondell buys out CITGO’s interest in LYONDELL-CITGO Refining
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS LUBRICANTS INTRODUCES NEW DEXRON®-VI TRANSMISSION FLUID
    • Shell Bumps the Price of its Antifreeze
    • ONLY TWO DAYS AWAY! Chevron Addresses How to Get the Most from New API CJ-4 Diesel Engine Oil at the Great American Trucking Show
  • July 25, 2006
    • Opportunities in Biodiesel, 2006 to 2010
  • July 11, 2006
    • Castrol Indusrial Invests and Transforms to Better Serve Customers
    • First Quarter Looks Good
    • Soon to be Released Study on Base Stock
  • June 26, 2006
    • Marketers rank ExxonMobil’s sales support to be #1 in the US
    • ExxonMobil Leads the Pack into the New World of API CJ-4
    • Shell also now ready for CJ-4!
    • POLARIS LABORATORIES STEPS UP TO ASSIST LUBRICANT MARKETERS GROW THEIR BUSINESS
    • New Study on Biodiesel
    • Chevron will bump the price of packaged lubricants
  • June 7, 2006
    • BREAKING NEWS! Four Leading ExxonMobil Distributors Consolidate to Form PetroLiance LLC
  • June 6, 2006
    • Shell Joins the Crowd and Bumps Price
    • Valvoline also moves on price…
    • Correction on Castrol
    • Ultrachem Releases New Handbook on Synthetics
    • Summit’s Training Seminar Had Marketers Taking Notice
  • May 26, 2006
    • Big Price Moves!
    • ConocoPhillips lifts allocations
  • May 16, 2006
    • The price increases keep coming…
    • CITGO is Ranked #1 in Petroleum Trends first Annual Report Card On the Majors
  • May 9, 2006
    • Here we go again, except the independents lead the way.
    • ExxonMobil’s Marketer Meeting is “Upbeat!”
    • Shake, Rattle and Roll at Warren?
  • April 11, 2006
    • SOPUS Sheds Wolf’s Head
    • Another BIG DEAL in the making?
    • Brace Yourselves – Another Perfect Storm may be in the Making.
  • March 6, 2006 #2
    • More on Allocation and Buybacks
  • March 6, 2006
    • First it’s Price Increases, Now it’s Allocation
    • Castrol Industrial Implements “Fit for Future”
    • Buy-back Fees Ain’t What They Used to Be!
  • February 13, 2006
    • WHAT WERE/ARE THEY THINKING????
    • CALLING ALL LUBRICANT MARKETERS!
    • ExxonMobil Introduces New Mobil 1 Truck & SUV 5W-30 and Mobil 1 Turbo Diesel Truck 5W-40 for Light and Heavy Duty Trucks and Sport Utility Vehicles
  • February 10, 2006
    • CALLING ALL LUBRICANT MARKETERS! Some Majors want to know what you really think…
    • Don’t Forget Chevron – Price Increase
    • The majors are not the only ones forced to raise prices
    • ConocoPhillips – The Dollars are in the Detail
    • Delo Bike Sweepstakes Thunders Across America
  • February 8, 2006
    • Another round of Price Increases
    • Shell moves too!
    • Valvoline ups finished lubricant prices 3.5 to 5.5%
    • The same goes for Citgo; prices move up
    • Shell Meets with its Marketers- Less One
  • January 27, 2006
    • Castrol first to move price in 2006.
    • ExxonMobil is second to move…and an interesting move it is
    • SOPUS takes off the gloves…
    • Les Rudnick joins Ultrachem

2005

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Archive 2005

The following is a list of previous issues of JobbersWorld Online. Please note, JobbersWorld is Published and Copyrighted by Petroleum Trends International Inc.

  • November 1, 2005
    • Shell Reorganizes its Lubricants Business
    • Retail price for PCMO spike in October
    • NEW INDUSTRIAL GEAR OILS FROM SHELL!
    • Conocophillips Introduces 76 Lubricants High Mileage Synthetic Blend Motor Oil
  • September 27, 2005
    • LUBE DAY at the POC Draws Big Crowd
    • Katrina Blows in Allocation!
    • ConocoPhillips – increased freight rates and fuel surcharge
    • Valvoline Trims the Waistline
    • CITGO’s prices up and its marketer meeting may be down
    • Reapply for Your Jobs?
    • Chevron increases lube prices
  • September 14, 2005
    • More price increases
    • Initial Assessment of “Hurricane Katrina’s” Impact on Lubes
    • Streicher Mobile Fueling Inc. announced its acquisition of H&W Petroleum Co.
    • LUBRICANT DAY AT THE POC – Don’t Miss it!
    • PTI Launches New Study Ranking and Rating the Majors
    • New Products Introductions
  • September 1, 2005
    • LUBRICANT DISTRIBUTOR’S DAY AT THE POC – Don’t Miss it!
    • Charles Collins joins Lube Session speaker panel on private label lubricants
    • Bob Whiting joins Lube Session speaker panel on private label lubricants
    • AN OPEN INVITATION TO THE BIG BRANDS IN THE LUBRICANTS BUSINESS
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS LUBRICANTS INTRODUCES THREE NEW PRODUCTS
  • August 28, 2005
    • Speakers at the Lube Session of the Conference
      • The State of the US Lubricants Business and Strategies for Success – 8:30 a.m. – 9:15 am
      • Hybrid Mergers – 9:15 a.m. – 10:00 am
      • Growth through Acquisition -The fast track to Success – 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 am
      • Managing To Grow Your Sales in Lubricant Distribution – 11:15 a.m. – 12:00 pm
      • Achieving Sales Results: Getting the Most from Your Sales Staff – 12:15 p.m. – 1:00 pm
      • Is It Time For A Wake Up Call? – 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 pm
      • Transactional Excellence in Lubricant Distribution – 2:00 p.m. – 2:45 pm
      • Success at Private Labeling-The Do’s and Don’ts – 2:45 p.m. -3:30 pm
      • Managing Costs and Optimizing Efficiencies for Lubricant Distributors – 3:45 p.m. – 4:15 pm
      • Benchmarks in Lubricant Distribution and Closing Comments – 4:15 p.m. – 5:00 pm
  • July 18, 2005
    • Another Price Increase – “The Majors are Like Sheep; when one moves the others usually follow”
    • Dunlap Mellor & Co., Inc. Acquires Fritch Lubricants
    • NOW AVAILABLE! The Lubricant Marketer Directory
  • July 11, 2005
    • ExxonMobil Hikes Prices on Finished Lubricants
    • POC and Jobber World Join Forces to present the First Independent Conference and Trade Show For and About Lubricant Distributors
  • July 1, 2005
    • The State of the US Lubricants Business – Threats and Opportunities
    • Transactional Excellence in Lubricant Distribution
    • Managing Costs and Optimizing Efficiencies for Lubricant Distributors
    • Growth through Acquisition -The fast track to Success
    • Is It Time For A Wake Up Call?
  • June 28, 2005
    • The Spot Light is Now on Buy Backs
    • POC and Jobber World Join Forces to present the First Independent Conference and Trade Show For and About Lubricant Distributors
  • April 5, 2005
    • Pacific Oil Conference and Jobbers World Join Forces to present a Comprehensive Program for Fuel and Lubricant Distributors
    • PetroCard Systems Acquires Thunderbird Lubrications
    • QUAKER STATE Higher Mileage Engine with Slick 50
    • H2OIL BEGINS FIRST OVERSEAS F2-21 PRODUCTION
  • April 27, 2005
    • Lubricant Marketers Get Slammed With Price Increases – Buyers Will be Next!
    • Explore Your Lubricant Supplier Options Online – FOR FREE!
  • April 19, 2005
    • Lubricant Marketers Choke on Price Increases
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS AND GOODYEAR ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO OFFER KENDALL MOTOR OIL PRODUCTS NATIONWIDE
    • DM2 SOFTWARE INTRODUCES NEW INTERFACE
    • Pennzoil Introduces the Super Jug!
  • March 31, 2005
    • Cenex
    • New Products to Old Markets, and Old Products to To New
    • CONOCOPHILLIPS LAUNCHES NATIONALLY BRANDED
      FAST LUBE PROGRAM
    • How to Win Bids in the Lubricants Business
    • NEW ALEMITE GREASE GUN TAKES AIM AT INEFFICIENCY
  • March 4, 2005
    • FIND A LUBRICANT SUPPLIER IN YOUR AREA!
    • BP LUBRICANTS AMERICAS LAUNCHES CASTROL® GTX ™ DIESEL TO MEET THE NEED OF SMALLER DIESEL ENGINES.
  • January 20, 2005
    • ARG Offers a ‘Major’ Difference
    • ‘Lube Buyer News’
    • ExxonMobil’s Distributor Model of the Future?
    • Finding the Green in Recycled Coolant

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