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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...
December 31, 1969The steady slide in U.S. feedstock prices was stalled by crude oil’s rebound last week. Ethane prices finished flat after a brief uptick, while butane lost 5 cts/gal. The downward...
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.
August 4, 2008Declines in crude oil and natural gas prices accelerated last week, pulling down most petrochemicals prices. Ethane prices fell a further 10 cts/gal, while propane lost 14...
July 29, 2008Tumbling prices for hydrocarbons had varied effects on petrochemical prices. Ethane prices eased to $1.35 cts/gal, and spot ethylene prices fell with them to 63 cts-64 cts/lb. June and...
July 21, 2008The run-up in ethane continued last week, pushing spot prices as high as $1.54/gal. June ethylene contracts remained unsettled as of CW presstime, setting the stage for another...
July 14, 2008Crude oil prices dropped sharply last week, as high costs have pinched consumption in the fuels markets. Lower prices upstream stalled spot ethylene prices after nine weeks of steady...