IHS Chemical Week

Olefins Prices on the Decline

9:21 AM MDT | May 14, 2012 | Lindsey Bewley

North American feedstocks prices were mixed. Ethane rose about 4 cts/gal, while butane was lower by 9 cts/gal. Propane ticked lower by 2 cts/gal. Among spot olefins, ethylene fell 8 cts/lb, while both grades of propylene slipped 7 cts/lb. Butadiene was lower by about 9 cts/lb. Declines moderated in European olefins. Spot ethylene was reported lower by €30/m.t. but the retreat was expected to continue. Propylene was said to be off by €20/m.t. Butadiene losses increased to...

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