DEF Tracker: U.S. bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices reach record high in February 2015

Rebecca Hayward - 13 March 2015

The February edition of the DEF Tracker reported that bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices in the U.S. maintained their upward momentum and increased for the third consecutive month in February, as the repercussions of supply interruptions reported in January rippled through the market. Supply constraints were met with stable demand, which provided further upward support to prices.

However, this was not the case for Canada, where bulk prices followed a different trajectory and fell by between CA$0.2/L and CA$0.3/L for all supply modes in February.

Average prices for 2.5 gallon jugs showed higher volatility in Canada, falling by CA$0.19/L in February to CA$1.71/L. In the U.S., jug prices followed the same trend as bulk prices and increased by $0.02/G, reaching $5.85/G.

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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