HOUSTON (ICIS)--Americas noon snapshot Friday 15 March 2019.
|Gasoline RBOB April||1.8429||1.8495||-0.0066|
|Natural Gas April||2.811||2.855||-0.044|
CRUDE: Worked lower after hitting new 2019 highs, with WTI experiencing a round of pre-weekend profit-taking following four consecutive up sessions.
GASOLINE: Down with weaker crude.
NATURAL GAS: Down slightly as temperatures appear above-normal.
ETHANE: Weaker on minimal spot buying interest.
PROPANE: Down with lower crude.
BENZENE: Up on increasing demand.
TOLUENE & MX: Down with gasoline.
ETHYLENE: Steady in a balanced market.
PROPYLENE: Lower amid ample supply.
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)