Tag: T2 ethanol

EU T2 ethanol prices drop to three-month low on new COVID-19 restrictions

EU T2 ethanol prices drop to three-month low on new COVID-19 restrictions

October 21, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports European T2 ethanol prices fell to Eur646/cu m on Tuesday, the lowest seen in three months, after hitting an all-time high just a month before at Eur840/cu m as European markets go into stricter COVID-19 pandemics. The restrictions are expected to shrink gasoline and therefore ethanol demand in the short […]

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European T2 ethanol prices reach record high on tight ARA supplies

European T2 ethanol prices reach record high on tight ARA supplies

August 10, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports T2 ethanol prices reached a record high of EUR809/cu m FOB Rotterdam on the back of tight supplies in the ARA region. Spot availability is almost nil, forcing the price up EUR131 in just a week, a shocking turnaround compared to record lows seen in March as a result of […]

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European T2 ethanol hits eight-year high and record premium against gasoline

European T2 ethanol hits eight-year high and record premium against gasoline

August 5, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports European T2 ethanol rose to an eight-year high this week at EUR715/cu m FOB Rotterdam, up EUR51 on the week, with the highest-ever premium to gasoline at $559.49/cu m. Even though prices were at a record low in March during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, demand recovered faster than […]

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European T2 ethanol prices highest since pre-pandemic

European T2 ethanol prices highest since pre-pandemic

July 9, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports European T2 ethanol prices rose to Eur639.75/cu m FOB Rotterdam, the highest since before the COVID-19 pandemic, as a result of tightening supplies. Production has dropped as a result of the pandemic but also a lot of fuel ethanol has been diverted for hand sanitizers and disinfectants to battle the […]

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European T2 ethanol rises to 21-month highs as mothballed facilities bite into supplies

European T2 ethanol rises to 21-month highs as mothballed facilities bite into supplies

December 5, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that T2 ethanol prices have risen to Eur622.25/cu m FOB Rotterdam as tight supplies in the Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp region pushed levels to 21-month highs. Key suppliers to the region, Vivergo and Ensus from the UK, have been mothballed and in turn left the region without sufficient volume. US and Latin American […]

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European T2 ethanol prices near seven-month high

European T2 ethanol prices near seven-month high

July 30, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that logistical problems along the Rhine due to dry weather and low river levels have squeezed European ethanol stocks sufficiently to push prices towards seven-month highs at $560/cu m. Stronger feedstock prices—such as milling wheat that recently hit a three-year high—have also contributed to the ethanol price increase but not […]

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European ethanol producers suffer from seriously negative crush margins

European ethanol producers suffer from seriously negative crush margins

May 22, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that T2 ethanol margins are at the lowest seen in three years at negative $48 per metric ton as European wheat prices soar to $208/mt due to dry weather conditions that have many concerned about yields from the upcoming harvest. Corn ethanol producers aren’t having a great time either although […]

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European T2 ethanol falls to 18-month low on high stocks and seasonal imports

European T2 ethanol falls to 18-month low on high stocks and seasonal imports

April 2, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, ICIS reports that FOB Rotterdam EU T2 ethanol prices have fallen to $522 per cubic meter, the lowest since September 2016, pushing crush margins into negative territory for European producers. With the European Union capping conventional ethanol at 7% through 2020 and likely further through 2030, traders see the European market in […]

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European T2 ethanol margins at 18-month lows due to low demand and higher feedstock prices

European T2 ethanol margins at 18-month lows due to low demand and higher feedstock prices

March 15, 2018 |

In the Netherlands, Platts reports that T2 ethanol margins are at 18-month lows of Eur4.85/cu m and Eur3.50/cu m against EU milling wheat and corn due to oversupplies in the market with ethanol prices quoted at Eur449/cu m FOB Rotterdam on Tuesday. Demand typically eases in Q4 and Q1 but continued imports and more expected […]

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T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

T2 ethanol prices slump to 11-month low ahead of flood of beet-based supplies

October 19, 2017 |

In the Netherlands, T2 ethanol prices have slumped to an 11-month low of $542/cu m on the back of increased supplies from sugarbeet-based ethanol following the de-regulation of the European Union’s sugarbeet market. Spanish and South American cargos have also recently arrived in Rotterdam, helping to further bring down the price. Most beet-based ethanol is […]

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