The ICIS Weekly Margin – Ethylene US Report is published weekly

  • It contains the business model, the margin calculation and the model yield pattern and calculation
  • In the USG there are 14 pricing inputs used to generate the full content of the report and there are conversions to ethane, benzene, gasoline, residual fuel oil and natural gas
  • There is also a section for short-term changes and longer range views such as ethane versus naphtha feed and contract versus spot
  • 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 US Margin Report Methodology – 30 September 2015


This document is intended to provide methodology support for customers receiving the ICIS Weekly Margin – Ethylene US report. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. To find out more, please see Ethylene US Margin Report Methodology – 30 […]