03 December 2012 18:00 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Here is Monday’s midday ?xml:namespace>
CRUDE: Jan WTI: $89.22/bbl, up 31 cents; Jan Brent: $111.09/bbl, down 14 cents
NYMEX WTI crude futures attempted to extend recent gains, but the rally was capped as the stock market worked lower following the release of a report showing
RBOB: Jan: $2.7486, up 1.83 cents/gal
Reformulated gasoline blendstock for oxygen blending (RBOB) prices traded higher mid-day as more buyers came into the market on the first day of trading on the January RBOB contract as the prompt month.
NATURAL GAS: Jan: $3.593/MMBtu, up 3.2 cents
Natural gas futures were recovering slightly this morning after two successive sessions of sell-offs on Thursday and Friday as warm temperature outlooks and high inventory levels stung any traction on the Henry Hub benchmark.
ETHANE: lower at 26.00 cents/gal
Ethane prices fell in early trading on Monday, setting another record low.
AROMATICS: benzene flat at $4.87-4.95/gal
US benzene prices discussions were thin early in the day. As a result, spot prices were unchanged from Friday.
OLEFINS: ethylene offered flat at 51.375 cents/lb, RGP flat at 49.00-49.50 cents/lb
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