Chevron is the Second Major to Move in Round 2
Chevron Lubricants announced today a general increase of up to 10% on all its lubricating oils and greases. The increase is effective May 7, 2018. Chevron attributes the adjustment to the increasing costs of raw materials used in the manufacturing process.
This announcement follows ExxonMobil, the first major to move in round 2, as reported by JobbersWorld, March 23, 2018.
Round 2 Lubricant Price Increase Summary
|Company||Announced Date||Effective Date||Increase|
|Sinclair Lubricants||2/12/2018||3/1/2018||up to 5%|
|CAM2||3/1/2018||3/24/2018||4 to 10%|
|Smitty’s Supply||3/1/2018||3/24/2018||4 to 10%|
|Pinnacle Oil||3/2/2018||3/19/2018||5 to 10%|
|Allegheny Petroleum||3/5/2018||3/24/2018||4 to 8%|
|Advanced Lubrication Specialities (ALS)||3/29/2018||6 to 9%|
|Sunoco||3/29/2018||6 to 9%|
|Chemlube||3/7/2018||3/26/2018||5 to 8%|
|Reliance Fluid Technologies (RFT)||3/7/2018||4/9/2018||4 to 9%|
|Sunbelt Lubricants||3/8/2018||3/21/2018||6 to 8%|
|PennStar||3/9/2018||3/19/2018||6 to 10%|
|Martin Lubricants||3/12/2018||4/16/2018||4 to 10%|
|Warren Distribution||3/12/2018||4/9/2018||5 to 8%|
|Maverick Performance Products||3/7/2018||3/26/2018||5 to 8%|
|Royal Mfg||3/13/2018||4/2/2018||3 to 8%|
|Omni Specialty Packaging||4/23/2018||5 to 8%|
|ExxonMobil||3/22/2018||4/23/2018||up to 10%|
|Chevron||3/28/2018||5/7/2018||up to 10%|
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