Naphtha keeps climbing

November 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;11/5/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 17, p26
Trade Publication
The article offers news briefs related to the chemical industry. Japan's largest benzene producer Nippon Oil Corp. has settled its Asian contract price (ACP) $50/tonne higher for November 2007 following efforts to widen the spread between high naphtha and benzene values. Methanex has raised its November Asian Posted Contract Price (APCP) for methanol to $620/tonne. Crude glycerin supply in the U.S. has tightened owing to throttled biodiesel production rates and increased demand.


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