Petrochemicals

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: Slow Ride

Hydrocarbon prices are improving, but at a slower rate than expected based on tailwinds.

December 6, 2019

Petrochemicals

Three Workers Injured At TPC Refinery Explosion

Officials reported all workers were accounted for and three workers were injured in an early morning explosion at TPC Group’s refinery in Port Neches, Texas. The blast was  reportedly that felt more than 30 miles (48 kms) away from the plant, a law enforcement official told Reuters.

November 27, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: Winter Demand For Butane Bolsters NGL ‘Barrel’

Exports are also strong as normal butane chips away at the spread with isobutane.

November 21, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Storage

Frac Spread: Midwest Propane Price Responds To Cold, Crops

Conway’s price draws almost even to Mont Belvieu as demand for home heating competes with grain drying.

November 14, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Storage

Frac Spread: Price Problems With Prodigious Permian Propane

Despite its recent rally, propane’s price is well below last year’s as the giant play fills up storage on the Gulf Coast.

November 7, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: Natural Gas Spike Cuts Into Margins

NGL prices static as commodity traders remain unimpressed with progress on China trade deal.

October 31, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Crude Oil , Storage

Frac Spread: Propane Preps For Fall Classic

Ethane takes another hit, but the NGL ‘barrel’ rises to its level in August.

October 24, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Storage

Frac Spread: NGL Prices Highest Since May

But ethane’s rally belies its fundamental price weakness, say analysts.

October 17, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Storage

Frac Spread: NGL Fundamental Struggles Resume In Attack Aftermath

High inventories constrain prices after brief jolt, but petrochemical producers could find opportunities in Asian markets.

September 26, 2019

Petrochemicals , Natural Gas liquids (NGL) , Natural Gas , Frac Spread , Storage

Frac Spread: Saudi Attack Raises Prices, Concerns About NGL

With oilfields shown to be vulnerable and foes unwilling to compromise, an escalation of the regional conflict is likely, says an analyst.

September 19, 2019