HOUSTON (ICIS)--Americas evening snapshot Wednesday 13 February 2019.
|Gasoline - RBOB March||1.4651||1.4272||0.0379|
|Natural Gas March||2.575||2.688||-0.113|
CRUDE: Rose in response to cuts in OPEC’s oil production, led by Saudi Arabia, overshadowing the fourth consecutive build in crude inventories revealed by the EIA stats.
GASOLINE: Higher, tracking gains in crude oil.
NATURAL GAS: Lower on expectation of growing supply.
ETHANE: Lower, in line with falling natural gas prices.
PROPANE: Sharply higher on rising crude oil.
BENZENE: Up with crude.
TOLUENE: Down tracking liquidity.
MX: Up amid tightening supply.
ETHYLENE: Lower amid ample supply, lower ethane.
PROPYLENE: Steady in a balanced market.
The snapshot is compared to the previous evening. Chemicals prices are the mid-point of a range. (Crude $/bbl; gasoline $/gal; natural gas $/MMBtu; ethane and propane, cents/gal; aromatics $/gal; olefins, cents/lb)