Prices

Prices - Exclusives

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Frac Spread: Headwinds Continue To Trouble Ethane Prices

As July draws to a close, ethane prices remain in free fall with major headwinds working against them, primarily in the form of plant outages that have severely reduced domestic cracking capacity. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:01
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Frac Spread: Limited Cracking Capacity Continues To Plague Ethane Prices

Ethane prices had been expected to begin their long-awaited improvement this summer, but that progress appears to be getting stunted once again. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:29
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Frac Spread: Low Demand Benefits Propane Reloading

Ethane prices had the largest decrease the first full week of July as it remains closely related to gas prices, which tumbled this week. Ethane was also hurt by the continued outage of several crackers undergoing expansions or maintenance.

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:44
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Natural Gas Makes Resurgence In A&D As Prices Remain Stable

Stable natural gas prices is resulting in greater A&D activity.

Darren Barbee
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:51

Prices - Frac Spread

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Frac Spread: NGL Dog Days

The NGL market is experiencing a down period this summer as infrastructure outages, construction delays and cool weather have combined to make this a lost season. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:27
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Frac Spread: Headwinds Continue To Trouble Ethane Prices

As July draws to a close, ethane prices remain in free fall with major headwinds working against them, primarily in the form of plant outages that have severely reduced domestic cracking capacity. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:01
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Frac Spread: Limited Cracking Capacity Continues To Plague Ethane Prices

Ethane prices had been expected to begin their long-awaited improvement this summer, but that progress appears to be getting stunted once again. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:29
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Frac Spread: Low Demand Benefits Propane Reloading

Ethane prices had the largest decrease the first full week of July as it remains closely related to gas prices, which tumbled this week. Ethane was also hurt by the continued outage of several crackers undergoing expansions or maintenance.

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:44

Prices - Crude Oil

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Report Projects Rapid US Crude Growth

Domestic crude oil and condensate production will continue to grow rapidly through the end of this decade, according to a just-released Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. study. 

Paul Hart
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 13:40
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LUKOIL Returns Investments On West Qurna-2 Project In Iraq

A crude carrier chartered by LUKOIL’s international marketing and trading arm LITASCO arrived in southern Iraq's port of Basra to receive the first batch of oil as part of the recovery of LUKOIL's costs from phase one of the West Qurna-2 project. 

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:50
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Frac Spread: NGL Dog Days

The NGL market is experiencing a down period this summer as infrastructure outages, construction delays and cool weather have combined to make this a lost season. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:27
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Penn Virginia Corp. Sells Eagle Ford Oil Gathering, Transportation Rights

Penn Virginia Corp. (PVA) sold the right to build and operate a crude oil gathering and intermediate transportation system covering a portion of its Eagle Ford Shale acreage to Republic Midstream LLC for $150 million.

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:59

Prices - Natural Gas

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Key North American Hub Prices: August 1, 2014

Key North American Hub Prices: August 1, 2014

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 15:53
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Apache Weighs Breakup, Exits LNG Projects

Apache Corp. heeded advice from activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC and is exiting two costly natural gas projects as it considers selling some or all of its international assets.

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:52
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Frac Spread: NGL Dog Days

The NGL market is experiencing a down period this summer as infrastructure outages, construction delays and cool weather have combined to make this a lost season. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:27
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Key North American Hub Prices: July 31, 2014

Key North American Hub Prices: July 31, 2014

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:00

Prices - Natural Gas Liquid

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Frac Spread: NGL Dog Days

The NGL market is experiencing a down period this summer as infrastructure outages, construction delays and cool weather have combined to make this a lost season. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 08:27
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Frac Spread: Headwinds Continue To Trouble Ethane Prices

As July draws to a close, ethane prices remain in free fall with major headwinds working against them, primarily in the form of plant outages that have severely reduced domestic cracking capacity. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:01
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Frac Spread: Limited Cracking Capacity Continues To Plague Ethane Prices

Ethane prices had been expected to begin their long-awaited improvement this summer, but that progress appears to be getting stunted once again. 

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 12:29
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Frac Spread: Low Demand Benefits Propane Reloading

Ethane prices had the largest decrease the first full week of July as it remains closely related to gas prices, which tumbled this week. Ethane was also hurt by the continued outage of several crackers undergoing expansions or maintenance.

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:44

Prices - PetroChemical

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GlobalData: China, Russia Will Lead Polypropylene Capacity Additions

According to the latest report from research and consulting firm GlobalData, Global polypropylene capacity increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003 to reach 65 million tons per year (mtpy) in 2013.

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:04
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Westlake Chemical Partners Commences IPO

Houston-based Westlake Chemical Partners LP, a limited partnership formed to operate, acquire and develop ethylene production facilities and related assets, launched its IPO of 11,250,000 common units representing limited partner interests. 

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 12:26
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Flint Hills Resources Completes PetroLogistics Purchase

Koch Industries Inc.’s subsidiary Flint Hills Resources LLC significantly expanded its chemicals business with the completion of its purchase of PetroLogistics LP and its general partner, PetroLogistics GP LLC.

Thu, 07/17/2014 - 14:02
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GlobalData: Polyethylene Demand To Increase At 3.7% Annually

According to its latest report, research and consulting firm GlobalData expects global polyethylene demand to rise by about 3.7% per year between 2013 and 2018. 

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:22