Prices - PetroChemical

Frac Spread: Kansas Ethane, I’ve A Feeling We’re Not In Single Digits Anymore

The ethane spread between Conway and Mont Belvieu has narrowed dramatically since the summer.

Joseph Markman

Cavalcade Midstream Makes $150 Million Partnership With Pearl, Old Ironsides, NGP

San Antonio-based newcomer is focusing on projects in the Permian Basin.

EIA: US Crude Oil Stockpiles Dip; Gasoline Builds

The EIA reported U.S. crude oil stockpiles fell by 1.2 million barrels in the week to Dec. 7, compared with analysts' expectations for a decrease of 3 million barrels.


EIA: US Turns Into Net Oil Exporter As Imports Fall

The EIA reported crude oil inventories fell 7.3 million barrels in the week to Nov. 30, which was the first drop in U.S. crude stocks since September and came as exports surged to a record.


Frac Spread: It’s The Most Volatile Time Of The Year

Higher gas prices, narrower NGL margins and an ethane market on track for a spike decorate the outlook.

Joseph Markman

Appalachian Challenges, Opportunities Highlight ABGPA Fall Conference

From severance taxes to future natural gas uses, speakers at the Appalachian Basin GPA Midstream Association conference tackled the tough issues of the region.

ElizaBeth De Maagd

Frac Spread: Prices Rise But Margins Are Squeezed

Soaring natural gas prices outpace increases in NGL; crude’s decline is linked to trader worries about an economic slowdown.

Joseph Markman

Saudi Aramco Aims To Become Gas Exporter With $150 Billion Investment Drive

Country also seeks to expand its petrochemical business.


Alberta Boosts Incentives For New Petrochemical Plants

Alberta said on Nov. 20 that it will double its incentives for companies developing new plants to make petrochemical products, as the Western Canadian province seeks to diversify its economy beyond crude extraction and export.


Frac Spread: NGL Margins Enduring Tight Squeeze

Natural gas prices ramp up as NGL prices slide.

Joseph Markman

Frac Spread: Like The Season, Expect Propane Prices To Fall

High inventories and rising natural gas prices are pressuring NGL prices and margins.

Joseph Markman

Frac Spread: Oil’s Fall Drags Others Down, But Nobody’s Out

Correction was needed and crude may have landed in a place of relative stability.

Joseph Markman


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