The ICIS Raffinate 1 report is published weekly in Europe.

  • Spot prices are quoted for Raffinate 1 on a CIF NWE basis
  • Commentary includes a roundup of Crude activity upstream, as well as downstream markets MTBE and MEK
  • Detailed cracker updates are included to help understand the supply side
  • Follow fluctuations and understand factors driving them, input into internal analytical models, clarify settlements and contracts and inform negotiations


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Raffinate 1 Methodology Consultation 2024


ICIS is implementing a process of rolling consultation on all of its pricing methodologies. This consultation paper is part of this formal process and covers all of the ICIS primary price points included in the raffinate 1 weekly publications. The consultation asks both general questions about the suitability of the ICIS pricing methodology and questions […]

Raffinate 1 Methodology – 31 May 2024


Skip to content This is the ICIS pricing methodology for raffinate 1. ICIS quotes raffinate 1 prices in Europe. ICIS continuously develops, reviews and revises its methodologies in consultation with industry participants. Previous versions of this methodology can be found under Archived Documents. For a copy of an archived methodology document, please email To find […]