The ICIS Weekly Margin – Ethylene Glycol US Margin Analytics is published weekly

  • It contains the business model, the margin calculation and the difference between integrated and non-integrated analysis
  • Pricing inputs used to generate the full content of the report include spot and contract prices for EG, DEG, TEG, Naphtha, Ethane, Ethylene, Propylene, Butadiene, Crude C4s, Benzene, Gasoline, Residual Fuel Oil and NYMEX and a number of conversions
  • Longer range views are comparisons made between spot versus contract integrated and export contract versus contract margin stand alone
  • The margin reports are designed to complement ICIS’ highly regarded pricing data and provides a clear indication of the direction of business cash costs and cash margins, forming a basis for informed market positioning by sellers, buyers and traders

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Ethylene Glycol US Variable Margin Report Methodology – 3 October 2022


This document is intended to provide methodology support for customers receiving the ICIS Weekly Margin – EG US report. Please note that the margin measured is that for monoethylene glycol (MEG), with the higher molecular weight glycols considered as co-products. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions […]