7 Aug 2020
” East Coast retail asphalt and flux prices increased in most locations this week.
” Asphalt and flux barge pricing firmed on the East Coast to begin August.
” Midwest rack prices were mostly steady for the start of August. Flux was unchanged.
” Midwest wholesale asphalt prices rose to firmer ranges for barges and rail. Flux prices were mostly steady, with good demand.
” Gulf Coast retail asphalt and flux pricing rose in most of the region this week.
” Asphalt barge pricing firms modestly, with flux barge prices up as well in the Gulf Coast.
” Most Rocky Mountain markets were steady, with few selling range adjustments.
” Rocky Mountain wholesale prices rose sharply for August supply.
” West Coast markets remain active, with no price changes this week.
” Retail prices were unchanged in western Canada, but wholesale prices climbed higher.
” Eastern Canada asphalt market pricing firmed in both Quebec and Ontario for August.
” Oil prices were mixed this week. Brent and WTI crudes moved up, but WCS crude declined.