Asphalt Weekly Monitor

Marissa Zeitinger
16 Feb 2018
  • National Asphalt Paving Association’s Annual Meeting was well attended in San Diego.
  • East Coast asphalt prices firm parts of the Southeast, but steady elsewhere. Flux is flat.
  • East Coast wholesale asphalt prices were flat, but the arbitrage from Europe is open.
  • Midwest retail assessed mostly flat and quiet. ND and KY were higher. Flux was steady.
  • Wholesale asphalt prices vary considerably between suppliers, but were steady this week.
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt prices were unchanged in all but a few coastal Texas markets. Flux markets were steady.
  • Gulf Coast wholesale asphalt and flux barge prices were steady on thin reported activity.
  • Rockies retail markets were mostly inactive, with prices flat. Wholesale was unchanged.
  • West Coast assessments increased for So. California paving and roofing flux.
  • Western Canada asphalt selling and posted prices are flat. Alberta wholesale is steady.
  • Retail selling and posted prices are steadfast across eastern Canada.
  • Crude oil markets partly recovered from the previous week’s losses. Sweet crudes, West Texas Intermediate (WTI) and Brent were up $2-3, with WCS up $5/bbl.
  • Andeavor to Acquire West Coast Asphalt Terminals of Delek US Holdings, Inc. (see Industry News)
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