IHS Chemical Week

U.S. Olefins Prices Ease; Contract Activity is Mixed

10:24 AM MDT | August 12, 2010 | Lindsey Bewley

North American olefins were down this week, but only slightly. Spot ethylene fell about a penny, to 36 cts-37 cts/lb, while spot butadiene was down about 2 cts/lb, in a widening range. Both grades of spot propylene remained stable, sources say. In contract news, no settlement has been reached for July ethylene. Market watchers expect a two-month deal with August. Overall market sentiment is that ethylene contracts will fall, possibly by about 2 cts- 2.5 cts/lb. Unlike ethylene, U.S. propylene contracts have settled, this time for August. Both grades of propylene...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




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