IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: CW Price Report


4:01 PM MDT | May 5, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Naphtha moved lower in line with crude last week. On the U.S. Gulf Coast spot material shed 6 cts/gal, while northwest European naphtha finished even with a week ago after peaking $15/m.t. intraweek. In the U.S., ethane lost 2 cts/gal while propane gained a penny. Cheaper feeds were a bonus for olefins producers who also saw rising prices last week. Both spot ethylene and propylene on the U.S. Gulf gained 1 cts/gal, while the May butadiene contract was agreed to with a sharp increase of 8 cts/lb from April. Supply troubles and strong demand are behind the rise...

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 subscriber yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine a year in print or digital format
  • Real time news and analysis on chemweek.com 
  • 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


contact us | about us | privacy policy | sitemap

ihsCopyright © 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