Naphtha makes comeback

Darni, Nurul
September 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;9/25/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 36, p30
Trade Publication
The article reports that spot prices of naphtha in Asia has rebounded from earlier lows to $546-549/ton, due to a spate of refinery output cuts. Open spec naphtha fell to $530-$533/ton on 13 September, its lowest value for around seven months. Simple refining margins in Singapore, for example, slipped to around -$5/bbl this month, their lowest levels in 10 years, according to analysts.


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