Americas top stories - weekly summary

26 November 2012 15:00  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here are some of the top stories from ICIS Americas for the week ended 23 November 2012.

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US November barge acetone fully settles 9.3% higher
The US November barge acetone contract reached a full settlement 9.3% higher, sources confirmed on Wednesday.

BP’s Trinidad gas discovery enough for methanol plant
A new natural gas discovery offshore of Trinidad is significant, a source close to the methanol industry said on Tuesday.

US ethylene prices fall on weaker demand, cracker restarts
US ethylene prices fell on Monday, pressured by weakening demand and looser supply after the restart of two crackers in Texas in the past few days.

US ethylene margins shed 4% on lower spot prices
US ethylene margins fell by 4% in the second week of November under pressure from lower ethylene spot prices, the ICIS margin report showed on Monday.

By: Staff Reporter
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