DEF Tracker: U.S. and Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) bulk prices looking for direction in July reflecting urea price environment

Rebecca Hayward - 11 August 2014

The latest edition of DEF Tracker reported that Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices experienced differing trends in the U.S. and Canada in July, for almost all supply modes.

In the U.S., average FTL and tote DEF prices stabilized in July following price increases in the month previously, while LTL prices decreased marginally by $0.01/G in July compared to June. On the other hand, Canadian DEF prices increased for all bulk supply formats by CA0.02/L.

Average jug prices in the U.S. increased by $0.08/G in July month-on-month, but decreased by a similar amount in Canada, for the second consecutive month.

Average pump prices remained stable in both the U.S and Canada between June and July. In the U.S., average pump prices were unchanged at $2.79/G for the fourth consecutive month and in Canada the average pump price remained at CA$0.80/L, following a CA$0.01/L price rise in May.

DEF Tracker covers 21 regional hubs in the U.S. (Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Houston, TX; Los Angeles, CA; Memphis, TN; Nashville, TN; New York, NY; Oklahoma City, OK; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; Salt Lake City, UT; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; St. Louis, MO and Tampa, FL) and three hubs in Canada (Calgary, AB; Montreal, QC; and Toronto, ON).

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