Three US BD producers offer rollovers, one still undetermined

21 December 2012 21:41  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Three of the four US butadiene (BD) producers have offered rollovers as their nominations for the January contract price, with one producer still unannounced, sources confirmed on Friday.

Two of those producers have December contract prices of 76 cents/lb ($1,675/tonne, €1,273/tonne), while a third has a December contract price of 83 cents/lb.

The buyers appeared satisfied with the rollover nominations and were hoping they would know where the fourth producer stood before the Christmas holiday.

US producers of BD include ExxonMobil, LyondellBasell, Shell Chemical and TPC Group.

($1 = €0.76)

By: Wesley Busch
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