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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

CompanyAnnounced DateEffective DateIncrease
Sinclair Lubricants2/12/20183/1/2018up to 5%
CAM23/1/20183/24/20184 to 10%
Smitty’s Supply3/1/20183/24/20184 to 10%
Pinnacle Oil3/2/20183/19/20185 to 10%
Allegheny Petroleum3/5/20183/24/20184 to 8%
Advanced Lubrication Specialities (ALS) 3/29/20186 to 9%
Sunoco 3/29/20186 to 9%
Chemlube3/7/20183/26/20185 to 8%
Reliance Fluid Technologies (RFT)3/7/20184/9/20184 to 9%
Sunbelt Lubricants3/8/20183/21/20186 to 8%
PennStar3/9/20183/19/20186 to 10%
Martin Lubricants3/12/20184/16/20184 to 10%
Warren Distribution3/12/20184/9/20185 to 8%
Maverick Performance Products3/7/20183/26/20185 to 8%
Royal Mfg3/13/20184/2/20183 to 8%
Omni Specialty Packaging 4/23/20185 to 8%
ExxonMobil3/22/20184/23/2018up to 10%
Chevron3/28/20185/7/2018up to 10%


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