Petrochemicals

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

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

Investment , Petrochemicals , Natural Gas , Midstream

DUG East: Appalachia Is A Model Region For Petrochemical Profitability

Appalachia has accounted for 85% of production growth across the U.S., but it still gets overlooked for the Gulf Coast as the set up shop for petrochemicals.

July 9, 2019

Investment , Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Trade , Renewables

Peak Oil Demand

The world is embarking on a low-carbon diet, but does this herald the end of the oil age? It’s complicated.

July 1, 2019

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

Frac Spread: Ethane Anxious To Get Cracking

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

June 20, 2019

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

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

Public Capital , Petrochemicals , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Shell To Sell California Refinery For Up To $1 Billion

Shell has been trying to sell the Martinez refinery located in Northern California for a least four years, according to a report by Reuters.

June 12, 2019

Petrochemicals , Trade , International

Mexican President Urges Oil Independence Amid US Trade Tensions

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on June 2 the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construction contracts in June for a planned oil refinery in the southern state of Tabasco.

June 2, 2019

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

Frac Spread: Markets Unbalanced By China Trade Fears

Geopolitical concerns and recent data would likely drive up the price of oil, but traders are rattled by concerns that a trade war will unhinge the global economy.

May 30, 2019

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

Frac Spread: Butane Prices Lead The Way Down

With high inventories and limited export possibilities, NGL prices drop and margins are squeezed.

May 23, 2019

Petrochemicals , Crude Oil , Storage

EIA: US Crude Oil Inventories Highest Since July 2017

U.S. crude oil inventories rose unexpectedly last week, hitting their highest levels since July 2017, due to weak refinery output, the EIA says.

May 22, 2019