Shell is the Third Major to Move in Round 2
Shell Lubricants (SOPUS) announced a price increase of up to 10% on its finished lubricants effective May 7, 2018. SOPUS attributes the increase to the rising costs of raw materials used in the production and delivery of its products.
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%|
|Nu-Tier||3/28/2018||4/16/2018||6 to 8%|
|Total||3/29/2018||4/30/2018||3 to 5%|
|Shell||4/4/2018||5/7/2018||up to 10%|
Click on the Timeline Below to See All Effective Increase Dates in 2018
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