TITLE

Month of ups and downs

AUTHOR(S)
Brice, Andy
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;12/17/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 22, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores trends in the chemical industry. Crude oil from West Texas Intermediate for January 2008 delivery on the NYMEX closed at $94.39/barrel on December 12, 2007. The Europe and Mediterranean naphtha arbitrage window to Asia has closed after as much as 400,000 tonnes of open-spec material was exported on strong demand from petrochemical producers in the region and declining Indian exports. Europe's December 2007-January 2008 bimonthly ethylene contract has been agreed up €65/tonne.
ACCESSION #
28634964

 

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