27 April 2009 18:00 [Source: ICIS news]
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CRUDE: June WTI: $49.75/bbl, down $1.80; June Brent: $49.98/bbl, down $1.69
Crude futures prices dropped in early day trading on fears that a spreading viral outbreak may hurt the global economy and cause a drop in oil demand.
NATURAL GAS: $3.160/MMBtu, down 13.7 cents
Natural gas futures plunged in early trading as the
RBOB: $1.3977/gal, down 4.43 cents
Reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygenate blending (RBOB) for May delivery fell on crude oil's decline amid influenza trepidation.
BENZENE: May benzene spot barges on the US Gulf dropped sharply to begin the week amid lower energy prices that some attributed to a stronger US dollar and fears of viral outbreak in
PROPYLENE: Refinery-grade propylene (RGP) for April was last heard offered at 24.00 cents/lb. RGP for April traded at 22.75 and 23.50 cents/lb on Thursday.
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