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Prices drop or flat since 2012 on natural gas liquids, EIA says

By Bob Downing Published: July 29, 2013

From the U.S. Energy Information Administration:

Jul 29, 2013

Natural gas liquids prices trend down since the start of 2012

graph of NGL spot prices, as explained in the article text

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration based on Bloomberg Financial-reported prices at Mont Belvieu, Texas.
Note: Natural gasoline is the product name used by the spot and futures markets to describe pentanes and hexanes. These are the primary components of pentanes plus, the term used by EIA in its surveys and reports.

Republished: July 29, 2013, 9:45 a.m.: Text was modified to clarify content.

Daily spot prices for natural gas liquids (NGL)—ethane, propane, normal butane, isobutane, and natural gasoline—have moderated because of a combination of ample supply, flat or moderating demand, export constraints, and domestic infrastructure constraints.

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