Energy drags US markets down

Brice, Andy
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/9/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 38, p38
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the performance of the chemical industry. September 2006 ethylene contracts settled at a rollover of 51.5 cents/pound, despite nominations at plus 4 cents/pound. Spot propylene fell, due to lower energy and a drop in gasoline demand. Butadiene contracts rose by 1 cent/pound in October 2006, despite expectations that prices could fall on the back of weaker crude.


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