Tag: Northwest Europe

MTBE margins in NW Europe three times those of ETBE

MTBE margins in NW Europe three times those of ETBE

September 21, 2015 |

In Northwest Europe, MTBE margins are three times higher than those for ETBE thanks to a depressed methanol market mixed with continued tightness in the European ethanol market that is now expected to last well through the fall. Ethanol spot prices are currently around $800 per metric ton. Methanol prices on the other hand have […]

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Northwest Europe biodiesel prices at five-year low

Northwest Europe biodiesel prices at five-year low

November 6, 2014 |

In Northwest Europe, prices for FAME0 have fallen to their lowest in five years despite the prices for vegetable oil and gasoil being their highest in six months. On Wednesday, non-RED FAME was at $845.75/mt FOB ARA but Platts didn’t report the RED-compliant FAME price. Traders said that the prices were illogically low because they […]

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