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December 2, 2008Crude prices are down across Asia, while naphtha slides, and benzene and toluene are also dragged lower...
November 26, 2008Forward naphtha prices surge...
November 23, 2008Spot naphtha in Europe declined $45/m.t., in line with falling oil prices. The feedstock decline, coupled with plunging demand and prices for derivatives, drove spot olefins prices...
November 18, 2008Styrene monomer (SM) prices drop sharply...
November 18, 2008Some stability crept into global petrochemical markets this week. Spot prices are mixed but the magnitude of the up and down changes has shrunk, sellers say. However, contract markets...
November 11, 2008Naphtha prices record an increase in Asia...
November 10, 2008Spot naphtha prices in Europe continued to slide, losing $60/m.t., despite a dampening of crude prices. That pulled spot olefins down as well. Ethylene shed €20/m.t. while...
November 3, 2008Orthoxylene prices plummet $200/m.t. and solvent prices in Asia nosedive...
October 27, 2008NAPHTHA Naphtha prices in Asia down at the USD 357/mt CFR Japan mark - Oct 27, 2008 Crude futures were seen softening in Asia on Monday morning. Trade was thin and prices bearish...
October 24, 2008Prices continued to slide last week, with many petrochemicals down 20%-30% and some even harder-hit. Demand has disappeared for crude oil and on down the value chain, sources say. West...
October 20, 2008Price declines in global petrochemical markets were sizable over the past week, exceeding 20% in some cases, as economic uncertainty and fear of a worldwide recession kept buyers away...
October 20, 2008European petrochemical firms are committing to programs that aim to cut costs by improving energy efficiency. Industry associations including Cefic say it is a strategy that makes good...
October 14, 2008Naphtha prices in Asia gain ground. Toluene offers also edge upwards...
September 26, 2008Despite a spike in crude oil prices and low operating rates at Gulf Coast crackers hit by recent hurricanes, U.S. spot ethylene prices lost a penny last week, a testament to how weak...
September 19, 2008Hurricane Ike did little damage to U.S. Gulf production, however, it did send oil prices lower. Meanwhile, pre-storm plant closings, post-storm power outages, and personnel...
September 12, 2008Sliding feedstock costs and softening demand continue to chip away at U.S. spot ethylene prices, which lost 3 cts/lb despite production losses due to Hurricane Gustav in the Gulf...
September 8, 2008Gulf Coast Hurricane Gustav only minimally damaged oil and chemical infrastructure last week, and crude and chemical prices continued to drop. Spot ethylene prices were flat, despite...
September 4, 2008Gulf Coast Hurricane Gustav only minimally damaged oil and chemical infrastructure last week, and crude and chemical prices continued to drop. Spot ethylene prices were flat, despite...
August 18, 2008Ethane prices fell 10 cts/gal in the U.S., dipping below the dollar mark, and propane fell 14 cts/lb. Butane lost 8 cts/gal. U.S. spot ethylene dropped another 3 cts/lb last week...
August 11, 2008
Our running tab of positive indicators slipped by 1 to 10 out of 20 this week. As a result, we continue to post a yellow banner.
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