Looks Like Another Round of Price Increases
Shell Bumps Up Lube Prices
Shell announced a general price increase for its lubricants of 4%. This increase is effective May 19, 2012. Shell says the increase is due in part to increasing costs of raw materials used in production and delivery of its products.
Warren Oil Also Moves up…
Warren Oil announced a price increase of $0.30 a gallon on bulk effective May 7, 2012. It will also increase packaged oil prices by $0.35 a gallon on May 21 and grease prices by $0.05 a pound.
CAM2 Ups Prices as Well
CAM2 announced a price increase on bulk orders placed after April 27, 2012 and packaged orders placed after May 4. Its bulk lubricant prices will increase by $0.30 a gallon and packaged lubricants will move up $0.35 a gallon. In addition, CAM2’s prices on grease will increase by $0.05 a pound.
Smitty’s Also Kicks it up
Smitty’s Supply announced an increase of $0.35 a gallon for both bulk and packaged lubricants and $0.05 a pound on grease. These increases are effective May 1, 2012. Smitty’s attributes these increases to increases in the cost of raw materials.
Add the Delfin Group to the List
Effective May 1, 2012, the Delfin Group announced it will increase the price of its lubricants by $0.25 a gallon.