Slumping prices for primary hydrocarbons and poor economic news in Europe dragged on most petrochemical prices this week. Brent crude slipped $7/bbl, to $112/bbl, pushing spot naphtha in northwest Europe down by $40/m.t. Players say that triggered a retreat in spot olefins. Ethylene was off €50/m.t. ($65), while propylene skidded €60/m.t. and butadiene dropped...
This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.
Forgot your user ID or password? Click here to have it sent to you.
Not an IHS Chemical Week subscriber yet?
Here's why you should be:
31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com
20+ years of online archives
Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events