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April 24, 2012



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Chevron, ConocoPhillips, and Petro-Canada  Announce Price Increases   

ConocoPhillips ConocoPhillips advised it marketers today that it will raise its finished lubricant prices 3 to 5% effective May 24, 2012. The company attributes the increase to the recent increases in the price of raw materials.   


Chevron announced it will increase the price of it lubricants by 3 to 6%. This increase is effective May 21, 2012. Chevron attributes this increase to the continuing rise in base oil and additive costs.


Petro-Canada advised its marketers in the US of a price increase of 3 to 6%. This increase is effective May 22, 2012. This price increase reportedly excludes Process Oils (Paraflex) and Purity FG White Oils.


Chemlube also announced a price increase; $0.30 per gallon on all bulk lubricants except fully synthetic products which are increased by $0.40 per gallon. These increases are effective May 10, 2012. 



Round One in 2012
The following is a summary of recent price increase announcements.

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Lubricating Specialties Company


Lubricants and Fluids Sales position in the Central California market


Lubricating Specialties Company a well-established, leading blender and packager of oils, greases and industrial fluids on the West Coast, is seeking highly motivated and creative sales candidate.  LSC is seeking to fill a Territory Sales Manager position in the Central California area. The successful candidate will be responsible for outside oil, grease and industrial fluid sales to an existing base of independent Jobbers. Duties will also include expanding the current customer base by adding new accounts and expanding product offerings in those accounts.


LSC offers an excellent salary package including commission, health insurance, 401k, fuel and cell phone reimbursement. Qualified candidates may submit resume to:




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Grade A Petroleum, a leading lubricant distributor in the Greater New York Metropolitan area, is seeking experienced and talented lubricant salespeople to join our team to market several major brands, including BP/Castrol and Conoco/76/Kendall.  Applicants must be skilled in sales to both HDEO and PCEO market segments and willing and able to aggressively develop sales in lower New England, Northern NJ, New York City & Long Island.  Position includes a base salary, benefits, commission & performance spiffs.   


Please send resumes to,



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