MTBE at a high

Gibson, Jane
June 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;6/26/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 25, p37
Trade Publication
This article reports that the European methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) factor to gasoline has moved from its all time low in April 2006 to a six-month high. An MTBE deal was done at $800/ton fob Amsterdam/Rotterdam for 1,000 ton for June 2006 delivery between a producer and refiner. Although increased imports have entered the European market since the demise of MTBE in the U.S., these have been outweighed by healthy domestic demand during the driving season.


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