Archives for January2012

January 2012

Just as one polymer is heading up, the cost to make another, Polyethylene in this case, is falling dramatically with the price of ethane and natural gas. These diverging themes …

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January 2012

With higher weather temperatures in the U.S. and less heating demand overall, natural gas prices this month fell all the way to $2.33 MMBtu. Just as one polymer is heading …

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January 2012

Watching crude oil pricing around the globe over the past few years has been enough to infer what type of reaction would occur in petrochemicals and plastics. Meanwhile, crude oil …

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Winter Warmth, Natural Gas & Petrochemicals

Watching crude oil pricing around the globe over the past few years has been enough to infer what type of reaction would occur in petrochemicals and plastics.  Just as participants …

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January 2012

We mentioned in the December post to watch for the refinery space to correct production levels due to tightening margins as the price of derivative products remain subdued.  This has …

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