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US Ethylene Spot Price Dynamics


US Ethylene Spot Price Dynamics

Report summary

The spot ethylene market had the perfect set up for a rally over the past 2 months- “the stars were aligned”. Spot ethylene prices set new record highs and at the same time, spot margins based on cheap ethane feedstock set new highs. We investigate why this happened and what events to watch for in the near future.

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  • Mechanics of the US spot ethylene market
  • Transacting
  • The ethylene forward curve or the futures market
  • Storage and pricing locations
  • Record ethylene prices and margins, a September to remember
  • What’s next?
  • About Rob Stier

In this report there are 5 tables or charts, including:

  • Mechanics of the US spot ethylene market
  • Transacting
  • The ethylene forward curve or the futures market
  • Storage and pricing locations
    • Locations of 1) Mont Belvieu and 2) Choctaw Storage Wells
  • Record ethylene prices and margins, a September to remember
    • US Ethylene Inventory Forecast – August 2014 Forecast
    • US Ethane/Ethylene Ending Inventory
    • PetroChem Wire spot ethylene curve marked at the close of business on Friday, September 19
    • Selected PetroChem Wire spot ethylene curves from September 5 to October 3
  • What’s next?
  • About Rob Stier
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