During the Obama years, NGL prices recovered from the Great Recession.
Strong crude prices and rising demand push NGL ‘barrel’ to 25-month highs.
2016 NGL prices, led by butane, soar in December to match the previous year’s averages.
Rising NGL prices can’t keep up with commodities, resulting in narrower profit margins.
Warm weather and high levels of inventory have dampened NGL enthusiasm, but gas prices are moving up again.
Offline facilities and OPEC's indecision are to blame for NGL's recent slump.
Warm weather, high inventories drag down prices for NGL.
Ethane stumbles, but the other NGL components continue to set high marks for 2016.
Rising natural gas prices lift NGL, especially ethane, to levels not seen since late 2014.
Natural gas resurgence buoys NGL prices as ethane rides 34% rally in recent weeks.
Best NGL “barrel” price in 17 months at Mont Belvieu is driven by rallies in ethane, isobutane and pentanes-plus.
Price of the hypothetical NGL barrel nears a high for the year, but export challenges and a surplus of supply raise doubts over whether it can be sustained.