The ICIS Weekly Atlantic Basin Feedstocks report covers Europe and the US. There are numerous price assessments, including crude, naphtha, gasoline, ethane, propane, butane, LPG, NGL, VGO, fuel oil and cracked fuel and these are gathered by our locally based reporters. Commentary gives news and analysis on price movements, refinery news, demand patterns and any other economic or political news impacting the market at the time. This reliable tool can be used to help you make business decisions.
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Feedstocks: Market overview
Updated to Q2 2017
The market expects European petrochemical producers, especially in coastal areas, to maximise propane use as its price spread with naphtha widens in the second quarter. There are no guarantees the long-shut Asian arbitrage window will open up. US gasoline summer demand could continue to boost demand for European gasoline, and blendstock naphtha, volumes. Propane prices are expected to decrease in the second quarter as demand for heating dies down, which would continue to widen its price spread with napthha.
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