Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After diving during the recession, industry revenue recovered in the past few years and recorded modest growth. Over the next five years, favourable conditions in downstream manufacturing will lead to healthy industry growth... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
This industry primarily converts feedstock derived from petroleum or from petroleum and natural gas liquids into petrochemicals. These petrochemicals include acyclic (aliphatic) hydrocarbons and cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. Acyclic hydrocarbons are made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbons. Key products within this group include: ethylene, propylene, butadiene and cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.
Estimated to be the world's most widely used petrochemical in terms of worldwide production volume, ethylene is the key building block in the production of polyethylene (polyethylene accounts for 50.0% of all ethylene production), ethylene oxide (10.0% of ethylene production) and its range of derivatives (such as ethylene glycol)... purchase to read more