IHS Chemical Week

Olefins Prices Tracking Higher in U.S. and Europe

9:34 AM MST | December 16, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

U.S. feedstocks were up this week, with naphtha adding about 2 cts/gal, ethane rising 1 ct/gal, butane up 5 cts/gal and propane higher by 2 cts/gal.  Spot propylene and butadiene in the U.S. were also higher on growing demand. Spot PGP rose about 5 cts/lb, while spot butadiene rose about 2 cts/lb. December contracts for propylene settled up at a gain of 3 cts/lb. Meanwhile, spot ethylene tracked downward, falling about 2 cts/lb on lengthening supply, market players say.  Spot naphtha in northwest Europe was reported lower by $20/m.t., while spot olefins...

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 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa