Market Research and Consulting...

Lubricants, Base Oils, Additives, Waxes, and More

Petroleum Trends International, Inc. is an independent strategic planning and market research consulting firm.

Since 1999, Petroleum Trends International has specialized in custom market research and business consulting services in the lubricant, petroleum wax and fuel space.

Market Intelligence 

 Market Research and Consulting

Petroleum Trends provides professional consulting services to manufacturers and marketers in the lubricant space. PTI’s strength is derived from the firms industry specific knowledge in all areas of lubricant manufacturing, marketing and distribution combined with many years of experience in the sector.

The Petroleum Trends advantage providing professional consulting:

  • Market opportunities
  • Market size and segmentation
  • Benchmarking and best practices
  • Customer perception and satisfaction
  • Channel analysis
  • Customer intelligence programs
  • Brand equity and brand management
  • New products and services development
  • Market developments, trends, forecasts
  • Manufacturing economics
  • Industry mapping
  • Emerging technology impact assessments
Tracking Costs and Prices, Sales, Market Developments, Mergers and Acquisitions, Industry Trends and More...


Market Segments 


Proprietary engagements completed by Petroleum Trends International address a wide range of issues. Examples include comprehensive analysis of global supply, demand, trends, market equilibrium and business opportunities in the finished lubricants, base oils, and additives. Other proprietary studies focused on strategic planning, market development, mergers and acquisitions, and competitive intelligence in such areas as petroleum waxes, commercial and industrial lubricants, lubricant and fuel additives, consumer automotive lubricants, and process oils.

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Product, Channel and Market Focused

Petroleum Trends International consulting offers a wide range of services tailored to meet the individual needs of its clients since 1999. The firm's strengths are grounded in its focus on products, channels, and end-use applications, as shown below:
Channel Focus
  • Base Oil Manufacturers
  • Lubricant Manufacturers (Majors and Independents)
  • Distributors
  • Passenger Car Motor Oil
  • Heavy Duty Engine Oil
  • Metalworking Fluids
  • Petroleum Waxes
  • Renewable (Rerefined, Biobase)
  • Base Oils
  • Gear Oil and Greases
  • Industrial Lubricants
  • Process Oils
  • Synthetic Lubricants
  • Lubricant Additives
  • Fuel and Fuel Additives

End-Use Applications

Petroleum Trends has extensive experience in all end-use applications for lubricants and lubrication, including the consumer and commerical automotive, and industrial market segments.

PTI Market Segment Focus 


Contact Us

Petroleum Trends International

406 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ

Phone : 732 494 0405

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