|2018-01-09 来源： 中国石化新闻网|
张春晓 摘译自 安迅思新闻
OUTLOOK '18: Asia base oils prices to hold up in Q1 on snug supply, healthy demand
Spot prices of base oils in Asia are expected to remain buoyed in the first quarter of 2018 on the back of robust demand and a regional supply crunch.
The existing supply crunch is attributed to a spate of production woes, including upstream vacuum gas oil (VGO) unit issues, catalyst problems, as well as turnarounds at regional Group II and III units.
Major Group I units were largely stable in their production, but as availability of Group II stocks was short, demand for Group I cargoes grew among buyers who could use both Group I and II base oils for their downstream purposes.