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Updated to Q3 2018
Ethylene oxide (EO) supply lengthened during the third quarter as the outage season wrapped up, although downstream demand into ethylene glycols and ethanolamines remained healthy during the peak season. EO is largely used to make monoethylene glycol (MEG), a key feedstock for polyethylene terephthalate (PET). EO’s secondary outlet is in surfactants. Other EO derivatives include glycol ethers, polyols for polyurethane systems, polyethylene glycols and polyalkylene glycols.
Downstream demand was good, despite production and co-feedstock issues in the PET markets. Demand for PET bottle resin generally increases during the summer. EO contract prices steadily moved up due to higher feedstock spot ethylene and ethane prices stemming from increased demand and exports, along with logistical constraints. EO producers in the US include BASF, Dow Chemical, Eastman Chemical, Huntsman, Indorama Ventures, LyondellBasell and Shell Chemical.
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