Asphalt Weekly Monitor

Marissa Zeitinger

08 Jun 2018

  • East Coast retail asphalt prices firm in many areas, with flux prices flat in the region.
  • Barge prices for asphalt increased on the East Coast, as flux barge pricing was flat.
  • Midwest, retail markets rise in most areas, with demand strong.
  • Midwest barge/rail wholesale prices go to higher ranges this week. Flux rises too.  
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt prices increased in many areas, with flux retail pricing steady.
  • The Gulf Coast asphalt and flux barge ranges rose again this week.
  • Rockies retail price assessments climb in most areas of the region.
  • Wholesale price ranges rise in the Rockies, as June increases hold and supply is tight.     
  • West Coast asphalt markets are assessed higher in a number of locations.
  • Western Canada retail prices are steadfast. Alberta wholesale increased for June.
  • Retail selling and posted prices are in higher and narrower bands across eastern Canada.
  • Crude oil prices eased lower this week for all benchmark crudes. Brent to WTI, and WTI to Canadian WCS spreads remained wide.
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