Base oils-Lubes Prices, markets & analysis
ICIS price reporting for regional Base oils-Lubes markets is unparalleled in its ability to keep you on top of the information you need.
Our network of price reporters delivers direct and regular insights into the local markets they work in.
That means you can track fluctuations and developments as they happen and gain a clear understanding of the factors driving prices.
Use ICIS information to:
- Inform your internal data models
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- Set terms for settlements and contracts
Base Oils Middle East Transcript
The ICIS Middle East Base Oils price report provides independent, reliable, pricing and timely market intelligence.
Our Middle East report is the pioneer report launched in the region and both the FOB Iran and CFR UAE codes are used extensively by producers, traders and buyers in the Middle East.
The report quotes Group 1 SN150 CFR UAE and SN150 FOB Iran prices. The report also quotes Group 1 SN500 CFR UAE and SN500 FOB Iran prices.
In addition, the report also includes information on SN150, SN 500, SN 650, brightstock, Group 2 and Group 3 Base Oil prices, on an ex-Tank basis.
A detailed forward-looking market outlook and Group 1 tender offers and results are included in the weekly report as well.
Information is sourced from producers, traders, distributors and buyers, to ensure a balanced and accurate view.
We report on spot deals, bids and offers, and buy/sell ideas.
In addition to benchmark quotes, the report keeps track on feedstock 0.5% Gasoil FOB Singapore and 3.5% fuel oil FOB Singapore, upstream crude oil prices, together with related oil products prices, such as naphtha CFR Japan quotes are also included.
ICIS tracks scheduled and unscheduled production outages, and downstream demand drivers to ensure that the prevailing demand/supply conditions are understood and communicated clearly to customers, to help them with their purchasing or sales decisions.
Base oils-Lubes news and market information products from ICIS
We offer the following regional Base oils-Lubes coverage to keep you informed of factors and developments affecting prices in the Middle East Base oils-Lubes marketplace.
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ICIS has a global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Mumbai and Moscow, ensuring unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets.
Our team of locally based experts report on prices and the factors driving prices in their region, giving you a depth of insight that is only possible by developing contacts and building local knowledge.
Their understanding of the local market and expert price reporting enables us to produce independent and unbiased price assessments, relied upon by key market makers for their decision making.
Our Base oils-Lubes pricing information is published in individual reports for each regional market we cover.
ICIS provides pricing information, news and analysis for all major petrochemical and chemical markets, including Base oils-Lubes.
We offer unbiased and independent price reporting, with our price assessments being widely quoted as benchmarks in contracts.
Our information is collected from market participants by our global network of reporters, delivering unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets, including China and Asia.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments, giving you a robust reference for your negotiations.
ICIS collects pricing data on a wide range of chemical, energy and fertilizer products, including Base oils-Lubes. Our extensive experience in price reporting means we can offer you access to historical data dating back more than 20 years for certain commodities.
Our time series of pricing data enable you to build and model trends, to get a view of where markets might be heading. The data service includes charting functionality, allowing you to chart and download multiple data series for manipulation in your own internal models. You can also export data to Excel via the ICIS dashboard service.
ICIS price assessments are based on information gathered from a wide cross-section of the market, comprising consumers, producers, traders and distributors from more than 250 reporters world-wide. Confirmed deals, verified by both buyer and seller, provide the foundation of our price assessments.
Our in-depth market knowledge drives our specialist focus, as we recognise the importance of individual market dynamics and not a one-size-fits-all approach.
Over 25 years of reporting on key chemicals markets, including Base oils-Lubes, has brought global recognition of our methodology as being unbiased, authoritative and rigorous in preserving our editorial integrity. Our global network of reporters in Houston, London, Singapore, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Mumbai, Perth and Moscow ensures unrivalled coverage of established and emerging markets.