Live Webinar – Assessing Opportunities in the Global Lubricant Industry

Attend our live presentation led by George Morvey, Industry Manager of Kline’s Energy Practice, on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. This live webinar is based on Kline’s 17th annual assessment of the global lubricants industry, published in 3rd Quarter 2019. It will help you gain a general understanding of the current status of the global lubricants and synthetic lubricants industry.Continue reading

Kline Announces 8th Edition of its LubesNet Database

Kline Announces 8th Edition of its LubesNet Database

The global lubricants market is flat, up only 1% with an estimated 39.1 million tonnes in 2013 compared to 38.8 million tonnes in 2012. In terms of lubricants volume consumed, the United States continues to be the largest country market, although its total global volume has now dropped from 25% to below 22%. Interestingly, Russia has surpassed Japan and is now the fourth largest country market. Both North America and Western Europe continue to stagnate below pre-recession levels. Though Asia and other developing regions picked up in 2011, the market lost steam in 2012, most notably in China, down 1.1%.Continue reading

Global Lubricants Market

Big Players Lead, but Smaller Ones Claim More of the Global Lubricants Market Turf, Sees Kline

With total 2012 global lubricant demand estimated at 38.7 million metric tons, the market is effectively flat over 2011; however, this belies many changes within. Both North America and Western Europe continue to stagnate below pre-recession levels; and despite Asia picking up in 2011, this market also waned in 2012, with the most significant change being a net decline in demand in China, according to recently published Global Lubricants: Market Analysis and Assessment by international consulting and research firm Kline & Company.Continue reading