The Weekly Catalyst

A Flat Tire Story, Commodity Values Remain Under Pressure
May 4, 2020
Report Sections:
Feedstocks & Energy, Global Ethylene Cracker, Spot Profit Analysis, Ethylene & Propylene, Price Trends, Polyethylene Review, Other Relevant Global Polymer Trends, Other Relevant Global Chemical Trends, Global Chemical Data Sheets, Flow Charts & Other Ancillary Data
Companies Mentioned:
Shell, LyondellBasell, Kraton, Invista, Trinseo

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – A Flat Tire Story, Commodity Values Remain Under Pressure

Key Points:

  • Weak demand, inventories and a flattened cost curve remain key issues. The energy forward curves look especially concerning for US ethylene
  • Butadiene, ethylene, propylene and cracker feedstock trends discussed. 

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