The Americas base oil industry is moving strongly into Group III base stock use in 2018 as new vehicle engines will require more of the light viscosity oils.
Based upon this growing need for light viscosity base oils, 2018 will see additional Group III enter the Americas base oil market in both production and commercial presence.
Senior editor Judith Taylor provides a glimpse of what is expected in the Americas base oils market in this latest outlook piece.
Judith Taylor is an 18-year ICIS senior editor with experience covering a wide range of markets. She has responsibility for the US base oils portfolio, including coverage of paraffinic waxes.
Judith is the editor of the US base oils price report.
Download sample report below.