IHS Chemical Week

Olefins Trading Thin Ahead of U.S. Holiday Weekend

11:07 AM MDT | June 29, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

Trading was reported thin in North America as players in Canada and the United States wound down in advance of their national holidays this weekend. Among North American feedstocks, ethane and propane each lost about 2 cts/gal, while butane was lower by about 5 cts/gal. Following lower crude oil prices downward, naphtha eased lower by about 13 cts/gal, sources say. On the olefins side, spot ethylene gained about 4 cts/lb, to 64 cts-68 cts/lb, win a widening range. June contracts were heard to have settled at a loss of 3.5 cts/lb, to 55 cts/lb. Propylene was also...

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