19 April 2010 16:56 [Source: ICIS news]
LONDON (ICIS news)--Here is Monday's end of day European oil and chemical market summary from ICIS pricing.
CRUDE: May WTI: $81.32/bbl, down $1.95/bbl. June BRENT: $84.01/bbl, down $1.99/bbl.
Crude futures continued to trade substantially in negative territory on the back of concerns over the fraud charges on ?xml:namespace>
NAPHTHA: Open spec spot cargoes were assessed in a $722-732/tonne CIF (cost, insurance and freight) NWE (northwest
BENZENE: April values closed lower as buying interest was weak, at $1,090-1,110/tonne CIF ARA (
STYRENE: Two April deals from trade to industry were reported at $1,377/tonne FOB (free on board)
TOLUENE: The toluene market remained unchanged at $890-920/tonne FOB
MTBE: Two trades were seen this afternoon; at $837/tonne for 22-26 April and $840/tonne for 30 April – 4 May, both FOB AR. Gasoline traded at $763-769/tonne
XYLENES: No new values were heard in the paraxylene market and numbers were stable at $1,000-1,060/tonne FOB
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