Asphalt Weekly Monitor

7 May 2021
  • Retail asphalt pricing firms across the East Coast, with flux rack prices also higher.
  • East Coast asphalt wholesale pricing flat, with flux barge pricing up this week.
  • Midwest wholesale prices remained firm, with the rail range slightly higher this week. Flux prices were strong, with supply limited.
  • Selling range in some retail markets are adjusted higher in some locations this week.
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt and flux prices were higher across the region this week.
  • The wholesale asphalt price band on the Gulf Coast is flat, with flux barges increasing.
  • Rocky Mountain rack selling price assessments climbed higher in some spots.
  • Rockies wholesale prices are modestly higher for the start of May.
  • Some Pacific Northwest locations had higher pricing. California markets were flat.
  • In western Canada, retail markets were flat, but wholesale prices went up this week.
  • In eastern Canada, both Quebec and Ontario market prices were up this week.
  • Oil prices were up modestly this week, except for WCS crude.
  • A cyberattack led to the shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline.  (See Industry News)
  • Holly Frontier acquired the Puget Sound Refinery. (See Industry News)
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