February contracts had risen by 5 cts/lb and 8 cts/lb, following a split settlement that boosted the majority of contracts to 99 cts/lb and a few to 97 cts/lb. Contracts typically settle at the lowest price nominated by the four main U.S. producers—ExxonMobil Chemical, LyondellBasell, Shell" />
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U.S. Butadiene Market Evens Out with March Settlement

1:59 PM MST | March 11, 2011 | —LINDSEY BEWLEY

Limited supply and strong demand pushed North American butadiene contracts over the $1/lb level for the month of March, to $1.04/lb, market sources say. The settlement represents a 6% increase over February contract levels. February contracts had risen by 5 cts/lb and 8 cts/lb, following a split settlement that boosted the majority of contracts to 99 cts/lb and a few to 97 cts/lb. Contracts typically settle at the lowest price nominated by the four main U.S. producers—ExxonMobil Chemical, LyondellBasell, Shell...

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