Asphalt Weekly Monitor

22 Oct 2021
  • Retail asphalt and flux retail and barge prices were stable in East Coast markets.
  • East Coast asphalt barge deals were at higher levels, with assessments firming notably.
  • The wholesale market for asphalt and flux was steady in the Midwest this week, but there remains a wide range of October asphalt prices. Sales activity was limited.
  • Midwest retail assessments held steady on very few reported changes.
  • Gulf Coast retail asphalt and flux market pricing were unchanged for this week.
  • The Gulf Coast asphalt barge assessment narrowed, with flux barge pricing status quo.
  • Rocky Mountain paving activity is slowing in areas due to wet weather. Prices were flat.
  • Rockies wholesale prices steady for October supply. November is to be negotiated.
  • In West Coast, some Pacific Northwest locations had higher pricing. California markets were flat this week. Alaska markets had higher price assessments.
  • In western Canada, both retail and wholesale markets were steady this week.
  • Eastern Canada markets had lower price levels for both Quebec and Ontario locations.
  • Oil prices were firmed again for all benchmark grades.
  • Vitol (VTTI) to close ATPC Antwerp, Belgium Refinery.
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