Sinclair Lubricants Announces

Sinclair Lubricants announced last Friday that due to increasing costs of transportation and base oil, Sinclair Lubricants will be implementing a price increase of up to 6% to 8% on finished lubricant products effective May 1st, 2019.

Interestingly, although Sinclair is the second to announce a price increase on finished lubricant prices in 2019, it lead in two of the three rounds of price increases last year. Sinclair was the first to move in the second round when it coupled its first increase with its second, making both increases effective March 1st. Sinclair lead again in the third round with an announcement on May 8th of a 10 to 12% adjustment effective July 1, 2018. CLICK FOR 2018 INCREASES.

Recently Announced Lubricant Price Increases

CompanyAnnounced DateEffective DateIncrease
Chevron3/22/20195/6/2019up to 6%
Sinclair Lubricants3/22/20195/1/20196% to 8%
ExxonMobil3/26/20195/6/2019up to 6%
PennStar3/27/20194/15/20196% to 8%
Shell3/29/20195/6/2019up to 6%
Gulf Lubricants3/29/20195/1/20196% to 8%
CAM2 International3/30/20195/1/20194 to 9%
Smitty’s Supply3/30/20195/1/20194 to 9%
Reliance Fluid Technologies3/30/20195/1/20194 to 8%
Chemlube International4/1/20195/1/20195 to 8%
Warren Distribution4/1/20195/6/20194 to 8%
Pinnacle4/1/20195/1/20195 to 8%
Advanced Lubrication Specialties4/3/20195/6/20195 to 8%
CITGO4/3/20195/6/2019up to 6%
Maverick Performance Products4/4/20195/1/20194 to 8%
TOTAL4/4/20195/13/20196 to 8%
Petro-Canada4/8/20195/7/20196%
Amalie 4/8/20195/13/201940cpg lubes, 5cpg greases
Calumet4/5/20195/6/2019up to 6%
Phillips 664/1/20195/6/20194 to 6%
Warren Oil3/29/20195/1/2019up to 6%
Martin Lubricants4/2/20195/6/20194 to 8%
Castrol4/12/20195/13/2019up to 6%