US BD producers settle contracts at rollovers for January prices

02 January 2013 16:43  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US butadiene (BD) producers settled their January contract prices at rollovers, sources confirmed on Wednesday.

That puts a majority of the producers that participate in the monthly contract settlement at 76 cents/lb ($1,675/tonne, €1,273/tonne) and a fourth at 83 cents/lb.

Buyers continued to see the rollover as a positive step.

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

($1 = €0.76)

By: Wesley Busch
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