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Petrochemical Manufacturing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Petrochemical Manufacturing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 32511CA | Jun 2014

Burning bright: Increased demand from downstream manufacturing will support industry growth

The Petrochemical Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 09-14
9.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
1,224
Businesses
13
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.

Ethylene

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

 


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Petrochemical Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures petrochemicals, which are chemicals derived from petroleum and natural gas. Key products include ethylene, propylene, butylene, benzene, toluene, styrene, xylene, ethyl benzene and cumene. These products are used in the production of consumer products, automotive components and various durable and nondurable goods. Organic compounds like ethyl alcohol and inorganic chemicals like carbon black are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
EthylenePropyleneBenzeneButadieneStyreneButyleneXyleneToluene
 
Industry Activities
Manufacturing benzene from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing butadiene/butane and butylene from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbons Manufacturing cumene from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing ethane made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing ethylene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing isobutene/isobutene/isoprene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing propylene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing styrene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing toluene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbonsManufacturing xylene made from refined petroleum or liquid hydrocarbons


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