IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: CW Price Report


7:23 AM MDT | October 2, 2009

North American feedstocks slipped a bit last week on falling crude oil prices. ethane lost about 2 cts/gal and naphtha lost about 3 cts/gal. propane lost 5 cts/gal, while butane fell 2 cts/gal. U.S. spot olefins were mostly flat. Spot ethylene lost about a penny, while both grades of spot propylene were notional at a loss of 2 cts/lb. There is still no ethylene contract settlement, market players say. European spot naphtha declined $35/m.t. on lower feedstock and energy prices. This offset a tightening due to an outage at BP’s Gelsenkirchen, Germany cracker 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