The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Twistin’ The Night Away
September 7, 2021
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:
Enterprise Products, Flint Hills, LyondellBasell, Braskem, Dow, TPC Group, Invista, Kraton

The Weekly Catalyst

Global Chemical Update – Twistin’ The Night Away

Key Points:

  • US commodity chemical price premiums remain pronounced relative to Asia. Today’s research adds to our Sunday Thematic discussing US co-product benefits to integrated ethylene costs and helps frame the Butadiene market.
  • Global commodity value shifts were mixed WoW, with ethylene higher but propylene lower in most major markets. US Natural gas/NGLs rose notably.  
  • Other global commodity trends flagged in this report comprise monomer, polymer, and feedstock indicators relevant to gauging sector profitability.

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