09/19/2017: Huntsman Chemicals confirms it will raise its US MEG posted price 3 cts/lb to 47 cts/lb, DEG 2 cts/lb to 56 cts/lb and TEG 5 cts/lb to 58 cts/lb effective October 1st.

09/15/2017: Indorama confirms it will raise its US MEG list price 3 cts/lb to 58 cts/lb, DEG by 2 cts/lb to 61 cts/lb and TEG by 5 cts/lb to 95 cts/lb effective October 1st. Also Huntsman confirms will raise its list and off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices 5 cts/lb on October 1st.

09/15/2017: Shell Chemical confirms it will raise its US MEG prices 4 cts/lb, DEG 3 cts/lb and TEG 5 cts/lb effective October 1st.

09/15/2017: Dow Chemicals confirms it will raise off-list PGI and PGUSP as well as TPG prices up 7 cts/lb and DPG prices up 9 cts/lb in the US and Canada effective October 1st.

09/15/2017: Customers confirm MEGlobal will raise its US MEG benchmark 3 cts/lb to 51 cts/lb on October 1st. The company did not post a change to DEG.

09/15/2017: Customers report Lyondell will raise off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices in North and South America 5 cts/lb on October 1st. The increases are in addition to those announced effective today.

09/14/2017: Yesterday Lyondell Equistar announced force majeure and informed US customers of allocation measures effective as of September 1st based upon historical purchases from February through July 2017. EO and MEG is allocated at 75%. DEG and TEG is allocated at 85%.

09/14/2017: Today Huntsman issued a force majeure notice on “ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol, ethanolamines, and select other ethylene derivative products” due to shutdowns in Texas related to hurricane Harvey. Allocation measures will be communicated to customers.

09/12/2017: Chevron confirms it will raise its US antifreeze concentrate prices 50 cts/gal (and 50/50 by 30 cts/gal) effective October 11th.

09/11/2017: Today MEGlobal confirmed it will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $70/mt to $1,100/mt effective October 1st.

09/08/2017: Customers confirm Huntsman is allocating PO at 60%, MPG at 100% and DPG at 50% (after September 15th). In other news effective September 1st Lyondell began allocating EO and MEG at 60%, DEG at 56% and TEG at 50%.

09/08/2017: Recochem today clarified they intend to raise antifreeze concentrate prices CAN 75 cts/gal and 50/50 by CAN 45 cts/gal in Canada on October 1st.

09/06/2017: MEGlobal confirms placing MEG and DEG customers in Asia, Middle East, India and Pakistan on sales control effective immediately. The company will begin a 30-40 day turnaround at Equate in Q4 and expects to be tight in part due to disruptions in the USG.

09/05/2017: This morning Lyondell Chemical informed customers it would begin allocating PGI and PGUSP at 75%, DPG at 55% and TPG at 100% based upon the average of their purchases from February through July.

09/01/2017: Customers report Lyondell today issued notice that it will raise US MPG and TPG prices 4 cts/lb and DPG prices 6 cts/lb effective September 15th. Dow previously announced similar increases.

09/01/2017: Recochem reports it will raise antifreeze prices in Canada CAN 70 cts/gal (40 cts/gal for 50/50) effective September 15th. The company will also raise US concentrate prices US 50 cts/gal (and 50/50 by 30 cts/gal).

08/30/2017: Today Dow Chemical announced it will raise off-list PGI, PGUSP, DPG and TPG prices US 4 cts/lb in the US and Canada on September 15th or as contracts allow.

08/30/2017: Dow initiated 100% order control measures on PO, MPG, DPG and TPG effective August 29th.

08/29/2017: In a letter to customers today Lyondell confirmed declaring force majeure on a number of products including EO, MEG, DEG, TEG, PO, MPG, DPG and TPG. The company did not mention whether it would put customers on allocation.

08/29/2017: In a letter to customers dated August 25th Old World confirms it will raise ethylene glycol based antifreeze concentrate prices 50 cts/gal (30 cts/gal for 50/50) effective September 15tth. The company reserves the right to limit orders based on availability.

08/25/2017: According to a filing by TCEQ Formosa shut its cracker complex including its EO/MEG unit at Point Comfort yesterday evening ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Harvey. The company ostensibly plans to restart on August 27th but that is subject to change.

08/24/2017: Initial August polymer and chemical grade propylene contracts settled up half a penny at 39.50 cts/lb and 38 cts/lb respectively.

08/18/2017: Notification letters confirm Shell Chemical will raise its US MEG prices 3 cts/lb and Lyondell will increase US MEG 2 cts/lb effective September 1st.

08/16/2017: Indorama confirms it will raise its US MEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 55 cts/lb effective September 1st. The company will carry forward its DEG and TEG list prices of 59 cts/lb and 90 cts/lb respectively.

08/15/2017: SABIC will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $30/mt to $1,010/mt effective September 1st.

08/15/2017: Customers confirm MEGlobal will raise its US MEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 48 cts/lb effective September 1st. The notice did not mention DEG which suggests the company will not raise that posted price next month.

08/14/2017: Shell Chemicals will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $40/mt to $1,030/mt on September 1st.

08/10/2017: This morning MEGlobal confirmed it will raise is MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $50/mt to $1,030/mt effective September 1st. Spot prices CFR China remain elevated between $870/mt and $875/mt overnight.

08/02/2017: Industry sources report the US July ethylene contract benchmark settled down 1.25 cts/lb at 29.25 cts/lb.

08/01/2017: MEG prices in China rose on Tuesday after two ships collided in Taicang on Monday night closing the shipping route and leading to concerns about delays. Initial reports suggest deliveries could be impacted for the remainder of the week. Prompt spot deals were subsequently reportedly as high as $890/mt CFR CMP.

07/17/2017: In a letter to customers today Huntsman confirmed it will raise off-list DPG prices 5 cts/lb effective August 1st.

07/15/2017: Lyondell Equistar will raise its MEG prices in the US 2 cts/lb effective August 1st. Indorama confirmed it will move its US MEG benchmark up 3 cts/lb next month to 53 cts/lb and carry forward its DEG posted price of 59 cts/lb and its TEG posted price of 90 cts/lb on August 1st.

07/14/2017: In a letter to customers today MEGlobal confirmed it will raise its US MEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 46 cts/lb and will roll its DEG benchmark of 56 cts/lb effective August 1st.

07/14/2017: July polymer and chemical grade propylene contracts reached an initial settlement up half a penny at 39 cts/lb and 38.50 cts/lb respectively.

07/12/2017: MEGlobal this morning confirmed it will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $70/mt to $980/mt effective August 1st.

07/11/2017: Please note in our report dated yesterday we erroneously reported Shell had not raised its US DEG prices this month however we can confirm the company moved up 3 cts/lb on July 1st.

06/28/2017: TCEQ reports Formosa Point Comfort experienced a power failure on June 25th that required a unit shutdown which included EO/EG production. Subsequent reports claim the plants could be down as long as 10 days.

06/15/2017: MEGlobal will raise its North American MEG posted price 2 cts/lb to 44 cts/lb and carry forward its existing DEG benchmark of 56 cts/lb effective July 1st.

06/12/2017: MEGlobal confirms it will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $60/mt to $910/mt effective July 1st.

06/02/2017: In a letter to customers yesterday Dow Chemical confirmed it will raise off-list DPG prices in the US and Canada US 5 cts/lb effective July 1st.

05/26/2017: In a notice sent to customers today MEGlobal confirms it will carry forward its existing US MEG benchmark of 42 cts/lb on June 1st. As previously noted it will raise its US DEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 56 cts/lb next month.

05/12/2017: MEGlobal confirms it will lower its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $70/mt to $850/mt effective June 1st. MEGlobal also announced it will raise its US DEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 56 cts/lb effective June 1st.

04/27/2017: In a letter to customers MEGlobal announced it will lower its MEG contract price in the US 4 cts/lb to 42 cts/lb effective May 1st.

04/26/2017: In a letter to customers dated April 25th Lyondell Equistar confirmed it will raise DEG prices 3 cts/lb effective May 1st.

04/12/2017: Shell Chemicals will lower its MEG Asian Contract  Price (ACP) $80/mt to $910 effective May 1st.

04/10/2017: MEGlobal will lower its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $80/mt to $920/mt effective May 1st.

04/03/2017: Dow Chemical confirms it will raise off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices 4 cts/lb effective April 15th.

03/31/2017: Today Indorama confirmed it will lower its US MEG ”transactional” price 4 cts/lb to 51 cts/lb on April 1st.  DEG and TEG “transactional” prices will remain unchanged at 56 cts/lb and 85 cts/lb respectively.

03/27/2017: MEGlobal confirms it will lower its US MEG benchmark 3 cts/lb to 46 cts/lb effective April 1st.

03/16/2017: Customers report Lyondell Equistar will raise US DEG prices 4 cts/lb effective April 1st. Shell Chemical will lower its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $90/mt to $990/mt next month.

03/15/2017: MEGlobal will adjust its US DEG posted price in the US up 5 cts/lb to 51 cts/lb effective April 1st. The company didn’t mention moving MEG prices in the US next month.

03/13/2017: This morning MEGlobal confirmed it will adjust its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) down $100/mt to $1,000/mt effective April 1st.

02/16/2017: Indorama will increase prices next month by removing TVAs, resulting in increases of 3 cts/lb for MEG, 4 cts/lb for DEG and 5 cts/lb for TEG, although its benchmark “transactional prices” will remain unchanged at 55 cts/lb for MEG, 56 cts/lb for DEG and 85 cts/lb for TEG.

02/15/2017: In letters to customers today Shell Chemicals confirmed it will raise its MEG and DEG prices in the Americas US 3 cts/lb effective March 1st (MEG list to 47 cts/lb and DEG to 52 cts/lb).

02/15/2017: MEGlobal confirms it will raise its US MEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 49 cts/lb and move its DEG benchmark up 3 cts/lb to 46 cts/lb effective March 1st.

02/14/2017: Today Huntsman notified customers it will take its PO/MTBE unit in Port Neches down for an unscheduled seven day outage (estimated) next month to replace heat exchangers. The downtime will result in the company’s inability to supply customers with some of their contracted volumes of PO, MTBE,MPG and related products.

02/14/2017: Today Lyondell notified customers in North and South America it will raise off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices US 5 cts/lb effective March 1st. The latest nominations are in addition to prior announcements.

02/13/2017: MEGlobal confirms it will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $40/mt to $1,100/mt effective March 1st.

02/03/2017: Today regional sources report an initial European MEG contract price settlement for February Euro 119/mt higher at Euro 1,034/mt following a Euro 150/mt increase last month and a rollover in December.

01/18/2017: In a letter sent to customers yesterday Shell Chemicals announced it will raise MEG 2 cts/lb to a new list of 44 cts/lb and DEG 3 cts/lb to a new list of 49 cts/lb effective February 1st. In related news Huntsman announced raising MEG and DEG prices 2 cts/lb effective February 1st and Lyondell Equistar confirmed it will raise off-list MEG 3 cts/lb and DEG 2 cts/lb next month.

01/17/2017: Today Lyondell announced it will raise off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices in North and South America US 5 cts/lb effective February 15th or as contract allow. The company made nominated an increase of the same magnitude effective February 1st.

01/16/2017: Today Dow Chemicals notified customers it will raise off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices US 5 cts/lb in the US and Canada effective February 15th. This increase is in addition to a previously announced hike of US 5 cts/lb on all products effective February 1st.

01/16/2017: SABIC will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $50/mt to $1,100/mt effective February 1st.

01/13/2017: MEGlobal confirms it will adjust its US MEG benchmark up 3 cts/lb to 47 cts/lb and raise its DEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 43 cts/lb effective February 1st. In Asia Shell Chemicals will adjust its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) up $10/mt to $1,040/mt next month. Today Lyondell informed customers it will raise its off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices 5 cts/lb effective February 1st. Dow previously announced similar increases.

01/10/2017: MEGlobal will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $40/mt to $1,060/mt effective February 1st.

01/06/2017: In a letter dated today Dow Chemical confirmed it will raise off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices US 5 cts/lb effective February 1st.

01/03/2017: In a letter to customers on December 27th Shell Lubricants confirmed it will raise antifreeze concentrate prices 70 cts/gal (35 cts/gal for 50/50) effective January 9th.

12/22/2016: Chevron will raise antifreeze prices 5 to 10% effective February 1st.

12/15/2016: MEGlobal confirms raising its US MEG benchmark 4 cts/lb to 44 cts/lb and its US DEG benchmark up 2 cts/lb to 41 cts/lb effective January 1st.

12/15/2016: Dow Chemicals will raise off-list TEG prices 5 cts/lb effective January 1st. In a letter to customers today Shell also announced it will raise US MEG prices 3 cts/lb (list of 42 cts/lb) and DEG 2 cts/lb (list of 46 cts/lb) effective January 1st. Customers report Lyondell Equistar will raise MEG prices 5 cts/lb and DEG prices 4 cts/lb effective January 1st.

12/15/2016: Today Indorama confirmed it will raise its US MEG transactional price 4 cts/lb to 55 cts/lb, DEG will move up 2 cts/lb to 56 cts/lb and TEG will rise 5 cts/lb to 85 cts/lb effective January1st.

12/14/2016: Old World Industries will raise EG based antifreeze concentrate prices $1/gal (50/50 by 60 cts/gal) effective January 2nd. The company reserves the right to limit orders based on availability.

12/13/2016: SABIC confirms it will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $210/mt to $1,050/mt effective January 1st.

12/12/2016: MEGlobal will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $120/mt to $1,020/mt effective January 1st.

11/17/2016: In a letter to customers Shell Chemicals confirms it will raise US MEG and DEG prices 2 cts/lb effective December 1st.

11/16/2016: In a letter to customers Lyondell Equistar confirms it will raise off-list MEG prices 4 cts/lb and DEG 2 cts/lb effective December 1st.

11/15/2016: MEGlobal confirms it will raise its US MEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 40 cts/lb and adjust its US DEG benchmark 1 ct/lb higher to 39 cts/lb effective December 1st.

11/15/2016: This afternoon Indorama announced it will raise its US MEG off-list transactional price benchmark 4 cts/lb to 51 cts/lb, move its posted DEG price up 2 cts/lb to 54 cts/lb and carry forward its TEG posted price of 80 cts/lb with no change on December 1st.

11/11/2016: SABIC confirms it will move its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) up $50/mt to $840/mt on December 1st. Shell Chemicals will raise its MEG ACP $110/mt to $900/mt next month. Spot prices CFR China are up over 10% in the last two weeks driven by downstream demand and declining stocks.

11/10/2016: This morning MEGlobal confirmed it will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $90/mt to $900/mt effective December 1st.

10/18/2016: Today BASF reported shutting down its 620,000 mt/yr ethylene steam cracker and associated downstream derivative units including its 375,000 mt/yr EO unit (and 25,000 mt/yr MEG) in Ludwigshafen Germany following an explosion. There is no word yet on a restart or the extent of the damage.

10/14/2016: Indorama confirms it will raise its US MEG transactional price 1 ct/lb to 47 cts/lb and roll DEG at 52 cts/lb as well as TEG at 80 cts/lb effective November 1st. Huntsman issued notice it will raise list and off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices 4 cts/lb effective November 1st.

10/14/2016: MEGlobal will raise its US MEG benchmark 1 ct/lb to 38 cts/lb and rolling its US DEG benchmark of 38 cts/lb effective November 1st.

10/13/2016: Shell Chemicals will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $10/mt to $790/mt effective November 1st.

10/13/2016: SABIC confirms it will roll over its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) of $790 on November 1st.

10/12/2016: MEGlobal confirmed today it will raise is MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $20/mt to $810/mt effective November 1st.

10/07/2016: In a letter sent today Dow Chemical notified customers it will raise North American (US and Canada) PGI, PGUSP, DPG and TPG off-list prices 4 cts/lb effective November 1st.

10/06/2016: Shell Chemicals reports it will restart its cracker and associated 750,000 mt/yr MEG unit in Singapore that went down on September 29th due to a compressor problem “in the next few weeks”.

09/29/2016: Regional sources report the Shell Singapore cracker experienced an unplanned outage yesterday necessitating a force majeure declaration that could last as long as three weeks impacting base chemicals and ostensibly glycols production. Spot MEG prices CFR CMP reportedly firmed roughly $15/mt to roughly $630/mt overnight.

09/27/2016: Today Huntsman informed customers of a disruption at Port Neches that impacted PO, PG and MTBE production “necessitating and excusing certain nonperformance”. PO supply in October will be limited to 80% and PG limited to 50% (of prior twelve month purchases). The company estimates partial pant operations will begin roughly four weeks following the date of the initial disruption. The company sent out previous notices to ethanolamines customers on September 16th and 22nd in which it cited utility related operational issues impacting supply on September 16th.

09/17/2016: Shell Chemicals will reportedly raise its US DEG prices 3 cts/lb and TEG 5 cts/lb effective October 1st. Dow Chemical confirms it will adjust off-list TEG prices 2 cts/lb higher on October 1st.

09/16/2016: In a letter sent late yesterday MEGlobal confirms raising its US MEG benchmark 2 cts/lb to 37 cts/lb and DEG up 2 cts to 38 cts/lb effective October 1st. Yesterday Lyondell also sent notice to customers it would raise off-list US MEG prices 3 cts/lb, and DEG as well as TEG 2 cts/lb effective October 1st (the increases replace previous announcements made for September 1st and 15th). In other news Huntsman will raise its list and off-list MPG, DPG, and TPG prices 6 cts/lb effective October 1st.

09/15/2016: Today Indorama confirmed it will raise its off-list “transactional” US MEG price 2 cts/lb to 46 cts/lb, DEG 2 cts/lb to 52 cts/lb and TEG 2 cts/lb to 80 cts/lb effective October 1st. In other news Monument confirmed sending out notice yesterday of raising off-list PGI, PGUSP, DPG, TPG and Polychill prices 4 cts/lb effective October 1st.

09/14/2016: This morning MEGlobal confirmed it will raise its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $20/mt to $790/mt effective October 1st.

09/13/2016: In a letter to customers today Lyondell confirms it will raise off-list MPG, DPG and TPG prices in North and South America US 4 cts/lb on October 1st.

08/31/2016: Indorama confirms it will raise its off-list posted TEG price 3 cts/lb to 78 cts/lb, and carry forward both MEG and DEG at 44 cts/lb and 50 cts/lb respectively on September 1st. Lyondell Equistar confirmed yesterday that it will raise its off-list MEG prices 3 cts/lb effective September 1st. On August 15th the company announced raising off-list DEG and TEG prices 2 cts/lb and 3 cts/lb respectively on September 1st.

08/30/2016: Today Dow Chemical confirms it will raise off-list PGI, PGUSP, DPG and TPG prices US 4 cts/lb in both the US and Canada effective October 1st.

08/15/2016: This afternoon Indorama Ventures confirmed it will raise its off-list TEG “transactional price” 3 cts/lb to 78 cts/lb effective September 1st.

08/12/2016: Today Huntsman confirmed it will raise off-list PO, MPG, DPG, and TPG prices 5 cts/lb effective September 1st. Both Dow and Lyondell previously announced similar increases.

08/10/2016: Today MEGlobal announced it will rollover its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) of $770/mt on September 1st.

08/09/2016: In a letter to customers today Lyondell Chemical announced it will raise off-list PGI, PGUSP, DPG and TPG prices US 5 cts/lb effective September 1st in North and South America.

08/02/2016: In a letter to customers today Dow Chemical announced it will raise off-list PO, PGI, PGUSP, DPG and TPG prices 5 cts/lb in North America effective September 1st.

08/01/2016: Today Dow confirmed it will raise off-list TEG prices 3 cts/lb effective August 15th.

07/28/2016: Today Indorama announced it will carry forward with no change its US MEG transactional price of 44 cts/lb, its DEG transactional price of 50 cts/lb and its TEG transactional price of 75 cts/lb effective August 1st.

07/27/2016: In a letter dated July 25th Shell Lubricants informed distributors it will raise ethylene glycol based antifreeze concentrate prices 30 cts/gal (and 50/50 by 15 cts/gal) effective August 4th. The company also reserves the right to decline any orders exceeding 110% of a “customer’s previous year monthly average purchases”.

07/23/2016: SABIC confirms it will lower its MEG Asian Contract Price (ACP) $10/mt to $750/mt effective August 1st. Shell will carry forward its existing ACP of $760/mt next month. MEGlobal announced rolling over its August ACP of $770/mt on July 11th.