INTERACTIVE: US propylene inventories down for five straight weeks

18 April 2018 21:02 Source:ICIS News

HOUSTON (ICIS)--US propylene inventories fell by 6.4% in the week ended 13 April, marking the fifth consecutive week of decline, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Wednesday.

The week-on-week decrease came alongside a drop in refinery operating rates.

EIA 13 Apr 6 Apr 30 Mar 23 Mar
Propylene inventories (m bbl) 2.612 2.792 2.833 2.932
Refinery operating rates (%) 92.4 93.5 93.0 92.3

Year on year, propylene inventories remain 3.5% higher than 2.523m bbl in the week ended 14 April 2017.

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