Frac Spread

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Frac Spread: NGL Prices Struggle; Is Rescue At Hand?

A slew of issues, including high inventories, sluggish exports and delays in cracker startups, dog NGL and push ‘barrels’ to early-2016 levels.

August 22, 2019

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Frac Spread: Economy Wobbles … Will It Fall Down?

The Mont Belvieu NGL ‘barrel’ joins global crude oil, the stock markets and the Chinese and German economies on a bad news binge.

August 15, 2019

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Frac Spread: Energy Prices Could Be Worse … And Probably Will Be

Fears of a global economic slowdown and continued storage increases have spooked traders.

August 8, 2019

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Frac Spread: At This Rate, Will Oil And Gas Be OK?

Ethane tumbles to another record low; the Fed tries to defend against global economic weakness.

August 1, 2019

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Frac Spread: Price Movements Signal Economic Worries

Ethane’s Mont Belvieu margin emerges from negative territory.

July 25, 2019

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Frac Spread: Prices Bounce, Margins Improve

Margins mostly improve but ethane’s remains in negative territory.

July 18, 2019

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Frac Spread: Energy Markets Rattled As Storm Nears

Ethane falls to the lowest point since Hart Energy began tracking price; oil jumps as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Louisiana coast.

July 11, 2019

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Frac Spread: Markets Try To Navigate Geopolitical Straits

Factors that push up prices are countered by those that pull them down.

June 27, 2019

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Frac Spread: Ethane Anxious To Get Cracking

Mont Belvieu price sags to a 40-month low as NGL slump continues.

June 20, 2019

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Frac Spread: Gloom Persists But Price Pickup Could Be Near

Butane’s free-fall drops it to the lowest point since Hart Energy began tracking NGL prices.

June 13, 2019