Brain Bites

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, January 31

Download Issue 24.03 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) Since our last report two weeks ago, oil, naphtha and propane pricing are all higher. WTI crude oil prices are up about 5% to $76.61/barrel compared to two weeks ago. This is on top of

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, January 17

Download Issue 24.02 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) Since our last report two weeks ago, oil and naphtha are up small but propane pricing is up big on account of the arctic freeze sweeping across much of the USA. WTI crude oil prices

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, January 3

Download Issue 24.01 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) Since our last report in early December, oil prices , naphtha prices and propane prices are all about the same. WTI crude oil prices attempted to rally somewhat in December but were unable and they

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, December 6

Download Issue 23.22 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) Since our last report, oil prices are significantly lower, naphtha prices are slightly lower and propane prices are higher. So, sort of a mixed bag but in general the global feedstocks for PGP and PP

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, November 22

There is no Brainfood due to the holiday week. Below are a few bullets about PGP/PP: Physical PGP prices are down to 41.5cpp from 48.25cpp two weeks ago. Spot physical PGP prices reached a high of 50.5cpp on November 8th before falling significantly. BlueClover is

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, November 8

Download Issue 23.21 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) Since our last report, oil prices are significantly lower, naphtha is slightly lower and propane is unchanged. So, all upstream PP feedstock streams are either flat or lower in price. WTI crude oil prices are

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, October 25

Download Issue 23.20 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) Since our last report, oil and naphtha are unchanged in price, while propane pricing is slightly lower. WTI crude oil is unchanged over the past two weeks hanging around $85/barrel. The probably consensus was for

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, October 11

Download Issue 23.19 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) Since our last report, oil and naphtha are down in price despite the conflict in the Middle East, while propane pricing is unchanged. WTI crude oil is down about 6% the past two weeks despite

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, September 27

Download Issue 23.18 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) A mixed bag over the past two weeks with the more upstream pricing of crude oil nudging slightly higher, naphtha flat and the more midstream product of propane moving slightly lower in price. Crude oil

Brainfood for the Plastics Industry, September 13

Download Issue 23.17 Market Update Plastics Feedstocks (Oil, Naphtha, Propane) All upstream polypropylene feedstocks are rocketing higher this past month continuing a trend that established itself in early July. Remember, because there was no Brainfood Report two weeks ago, all price changes are reflected over

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