Asphalt Weekly Monitor

Marissa Zeitinger
02 Feb 2018 Poten’s Donald Wessel will be speaking at the National Asphalt Paving Association’s (NAPA) Annual Meeting on the “State of the Industry” discussion panel in San Diego on February 12.  
  • East Coast asphalt and flux prices increase in most areas for the week.
  • Wholesale prices for asphalt and flux rose in some East Coast areas for February.
  • Midwest retail markets go higher in almost all areas for the start of February. Flux firms too.
  • Wholesale prices continue to rise in the Midwest, with asphalt and flux up for February.
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt and flux prices increase in most areas this week.
  • Gulf Coast asphalt and flux barge prices moved higher to start the new month.
  • Rockies retail markets are assessed higher for most locations this week, despite quiet racks.
  • Wholesale prices firm modestly for February in the Rockies.
  • West Coast assessments climb higher in most locations heading into the new month.
  • Western Canada asphalt retail prices are mostly flat. Alberta wholesale prices increased.
  • Eastern Canada retail selling and posted prices are steadfast.
  • Crude oil markets eased this week, after sharp recent increases. West Texas (WTI) oil was down a dollar or so. Brent slipped under $70, while Western Canada WCS fell below $38 FOB Alberta.
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