ARE ETHYLENE SUPPLY WOES AT AN END?
- Players assess fallout after spate of cracker outages. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;11/1/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 2122, p10
Discusses the impact of unscheduled cracker outages on European olefin producers. Effect of the cracker production problems on ethylene spot prices; Companies that are in force majeure status in November 2004; Estimated loss of ethylene capacity in October 2004; Factors that cause the...
- Scarce Supply Drives Up Ethylene Prices. Sim, Peck Hwee // Chemical Week;9/28/2005, Vol. 167 Issue 32, p12
Reports on the increase in the contract prices of ethylene in the U.S. Factors that influence ethylene prices; Benefits of the scarce supply to producers; Effects of hurricanes in the Gulf Coast on the ethylene production.
- Asian olefins rise. // Chemical Week;3/6/96, Vol. 158 Issue 9, p36
Reports on the increase of olefin and ethylene prices in Asia. Price increases; Factors for the increase; Pricing prospects.
- Olefins soar on tight supply. // Asian Chemical News;6/9/2003, Vol. 9 Issue 404, p28
Focuses on the trading status of olefins in the Asian chemical market as of June 2003. Factors attributed to the increase in prices; Rate of the increased offers for Ethylene; Information on the trading of propylene.
- Producers attempt to recover margins in Q4. // European Chemical News;9/15/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2068, p10
Focuses on spot prices for ethylene contracts in Europe as of September 15, 2003. Price forecast for the fourth quarter; Factors that influenced the spot prices; Concern over the resurgence in the polyethylene market.
- Ethylene is poised for drop. Gibson, Jane // European Chemical News;6/20/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 2152, p12
Focuses on the changes in the contract negotiations of olefins in Europe for the third quarter of 2005. Factors affecting the price of olefins; Actions that should be taken by ethylene purchasers; Disadvantages of overcapacity and a lack of pricing discipline.
- Olefins markets still firm, but new settlements are uncertain. Cornitius, Tim // Chemical Week;2/22/1995, Vol. 156 Issue 7, p14
Reports on the impact of the 1-ct/lb increase in the United States Gulf Coast ethylene and propylene prices on the chemicals producers. Reason for the strength of the demand for propylene; Depletion of propylene stocks; Inevitability of a pullback in olefins prices.
- Olefins prices drop as derivatives falter. Cornitius, Tim; Freedman, William // Chemical Week;9/27/1995, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p8
Reports on the stability of ethylene marker price on the Gulf Coast for August 1995. Compromise of producers and hold-out polyvinyl chloride (PVC) buyers on the decrease; Decline hastened by PVC producers seeking of cost relief in light of erratic PVC prices; Expected weakening of PVC pricing...
- Prices Rise Rapidly for Major Olefins. Greenberg, Karl // Chemical Market Reporter;03/27/2000, Vol. 257 Issue 13, p3
Deals with the increase in olefin prices in the United States. Price of propylene and ethylene; Status of natural gas; Information on propylene inventories.