MTBE at a high
- Senate Renews Bill to Ban MTBE. // Chemical Week;2/12/2003, Vol. 165 Issue 6, p5
Reports on a bill that will be introduced by a coalition of U.S. senators in February 2003 that would ban the use of the gasoline oxygenate methyl-tert butyl ether (MTBE). Implication of the move; Reaction from MTBE producers and refiners.
- Report: Ethanol able to fill MTBE void. // National Petroleum News;May2000, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p10
Focuses on the report prepared for the Governor's Ethanol Coalition which revealed the ethanol industry's ability to increase production in the wake of a ban on the gasoline additive methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) in the United States. Concerns on the effects of the MTBE ban on gasoline...
- Methanol Market Quiet. Brown, Rohert // Chemical Market Reporter;1/31/2005, Vol. 267 Issue 5, p5
This article reports that the U.S. spot methanol market is exhibiting a newfound calm that will likely become the norm. Prices remain healthy and expectations are high for 2005. Thanks to state and provincial governments in North America banning its use as an oxygenate in gasoline, the market...
- MTBE demand predicted to soar. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;10/11/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2119, p10
Reports on the effects of a decline in the use of aromatics in gasoline on methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) producers in Europe starting January 2005. Advantage of the increase in the demand for MTBE on gasoline; Cost of methane in October 2004; Information on the effects of ethyl tertiary...
- Capacity boosts on hold amid demand concerns. Cornitius, Tim // Chemical Week;5/3/1995, Vol. 156 Issue 17, p29
Reports on the developments in the methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) market in the United States. Absence of expansion plans; Impact of government actions; Prediction for an increase in demand for MTBE.
- Early turns tighten Asian market. McElligott, Suzanne // Chemical Week;8/21/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 32, p50
Reports on the tight supply of methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in Asia. Increase in demand; Plans of Japanese buyers to push up inventories ahead of the producer downtime in September and October 1996; Stable methanol spot prices.
- MTBE market matures and stabilizes. Link, Janet // Chemical Market Reporter;11/23/98, Vol. 254 Issue 21, p5
Reports that DeWitt & Co. forecasted a need for additional capacity for methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) industries in the United States, due to its expected market growth by the year 2005. Growth in MTBE consumption in the country in the 1990s resulting from requirements to meet mandated...
- Producers Mull Options if MTBE Is Banned. // Chemical Market Reporter;6/9/2003, Vol. 263 Issue 23, p6
Reports on the impact of the pending ban on methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE) in North America on the assets of MTBE producers. View that foreign producers will be the biggest losers in the MTBE ban; Options of producers for their facilities which depend on the process of producing MTBE.
- MTBE demand should keep market snug. Cornitius, Tim // Chemical Week;8/16/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the market conditions for methyl tertbutyl ether (MTBE). Drop in spot price; Expected price in fall 1995 resulting from the winter reformulated gasoline program; Increase in demand; Domestic production.