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August 25, 2011Spot naphtha rose $45/m.t. this week in northwest Europe, buoyed by recovering markets for ethylene and propylene. Spot ethylene edged higher by €20/m.t., but C3 markets saw...
August 18, 2011Volatility in financial markets and falling prices in the energy segment led prices of commodity chemicals to stumble in mid-August. U.S. butadiene spot prices tumbled 10 cts/lb, to...
August 11, 2011U.S. feedstocks moved lower this week on falling crude oil prices and dismal news from the financial sector. Ethane fell about 14 cts/gal while butane fell about 15 cts/gal. Propane...
August 8, 2011Ethylene pricing maintained at USD 1100-1110. Market sentiments are low at the moment and based on the market scenario, and ethylene pricing is expected to move in southward direction...
August 4, 2011A peak seems to have been reached in European olefins markets, with August contract for butadiene being settled at a token increase of €25/m.t. After triple-digit increases in...
August 3, 2011Prices for U.S. olefins and feedstocks were directionless in the first week of August. Among North American feedstocks, both ethane and naphtha each lost a penny, while propane gained...
July 29, 2011Spot naphtha in northwest Europe was lower by $15/m.t. but feedstock costs were of little concern to steam-cracker operators as they watched buying interest evaporate for ethylene and...
July 28, 2011Naphtha Price levels moved up from 965.0-967.0 to USD 995.0-997.0 as compared to USD 965.0-967.0 on higher crude prices. The market sentiments for derivative products as well as the...
July 27, 2011Prices for North American feedstocks were on the rise this week, with ethane gaining about 4 cts/gal, to 84 cts-85 cts/gal and both propane and butane rising about 2 cts/gal. Naphtha...
July 20, 2011Spot olefins prices were mixed in both the U.S. and Europe this week. Spot ethylene rose about 5 cts/lb, to 60cts- 61 cts/lb, while both grades of propylene were lower by 2 cts/lb...