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Add Castrol to the List in Round 2

BP Lubricants USA Inc. (Castrol) announced a price increase of up to 10% on its Castrol and BP branded passenger car, commercial and synthetic lubricants effective May 14, 2018. Castrol attributes the increase to the rising costs of base oils, additives, packaging and transportation.

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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%
Warren Oil3/23/20184/23/20183 to 8%
Chevron3/28/20185/7/2018up to 10%
Nu-Tier3/28/20184/16/20186 to 8%
Total3/29/20184/30/20183 to 5%
Shell4/4/20185/7/2018up to 10%
Phillips 664/5/20185/14/2018up to 10%
 Safety-Kleen 4/5/2018 5/7/2018up to 10%
Castrol (excluding industrial)4/12/20185/14/2018up to 10%

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