Top Ten Trends in the Petrochemical Industry in 2011

Date: December 1, 2010
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Top Ten Trends in the Petrochemical Industry in 2011
Top Ten Trends in the Petrochemical Industry in 2011

Summary

GBI's Research Report, "Top Ten Trends in the Petrochemical Industry in 2011" provides an in depth analysis on the trends prevailing in the Petrochemical Industry. The report discusses the worldwide petrochemical industry, emergence of Middle East and their production outlook , growth of Asia as a region and the increasing demand from the two most developing economies China and India. The report also contains an outlook on the downstream facilities gaining importance, the feedstock used and the major players operating in the industry. Overall, the report presents a comprehensive analysis of the petrochemical trends covering all the major parameters.

Scope
  • The report analyses the effect of the industry trends on the different regions across the globe and on the major players.
  • The strategy of major players based on the industry trends
  • The factors that have led to the prevailing trends in the industry.
  • The future of the global petrochemical industry
  • Impact of the petrochemical industry on developing economies of the world

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  • Develop business strategies with the help of industry insights on the Petrochemical trends prevalent in the industry.
  • Identify oppurtunities and challenges in the global petrochemical industry.
  • Understand the market positioning of the major companies in the petrochemical industry.
  • Increase future revenue and profitability with the help of insights on the future opportunities and critical success factors in the global petrochemical industry.
  • Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major players in the global petrochemical industry.
1 TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.1 List of Tables
1.2 List of Figures

2 INTRODUCTION

2.1 GBI Report Coverage

3 PETROCHEMICALS CAPACITY WILL CONTINUE TO MIGRATE TO LOW-COST LOCATIONS

3.1 Cheap Labour and Rapidly Growing Domestic Markets are Driving the Capacity Additions in Asia-Pacific
3.2 Availability of Cheap and Abundant Feedstock Forces Capacity Additions in the Middle East

4 COAL WILL GROW AS A KEY FEEDSTOCK FOR PETROCHEMICALS PRODUCTION

4.1 VCM Capacity Based on Coal Feedstock is Expected to Increase in China
4.2 Interest in Coal Gasification Process for Petrochemicals Production Will Increase
4.3 Increasing Use of Coal Will Continue to Raise Environmental Concerns

5 CHINA WILL LEAD THE DEMAND GROWTH OF PETROCHEMICALS GLOBALLY

5.1 The Giant Plastic Processing and Packaging Industry of China is the Major Force Driving the Petrochemicals Demand
5.2 Rapidly Growing Infrastructure and Construction Industry of China Will Lead the Market to Grow
5.3 The Robust Automotive Industry of China is Expected to Boost Growing Demand in the Country
5.4 Huge Textile Industry of China Will Help Growth in Consumption

6 PACKAGING INDUSTRY WILL CONTRIBUTE TO DEMAND GROWTH FOR MAJOR PETROCHEMICALS GLOBALLY

6.1 Major Characteristics of Plastic Packaging Which Will Drive Growth
  6.1.1 Convenience
  6.1.2 Barrier Protection and Cost-effectiveness
  6.1.3 Differentiation Through Design
  6.1.4 Smart Packaging
6.2 Beverage and Food Packaging Continues to be the Major Market for Petrochemicals in the Global Packaging Industry

7 FEEDSTOCK ADVANTAGE WILL ENCOURAGE THE GROWTH IN DOWNSTREAM PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY IN MIDDLE EAST

7.1 Feedstock Advantage Will Lead the Growth in Petrochemical Capacity in the Region
7.2 Low-priced Raw Materials Will Help in the Diversification Strategy of the Middle East Petrochemical Industry
7.3 Key Upcoming Trends in Middle Eastern Petrochemical Industry
  7.3.1 Proximity to Growing Asian Markets Will Continue to Drive Middle East Petrochemical Exports
  7.3.2 Constrained Supply of Gas-based Feedstock in the Region May Impact the Industry Growth
  7.3.3 Delayed Execution of Projects Might Hinder Fast Industry Growth

8 THE INCREASING CRUDE OIL PRICES WILL LEAD TO RISE IN PETROCHEMICAL PRICES

8.1 The Price of Aromatics is Expected to Rise by Around 2.8% in 2011
8.2 The Olefins Price is Expected to Rise by Around 6.2% in 2011

9 GROWING CARBON EMISSIONS AND TIGHTENING REGULATIONS WILL RESTRICT THE INDUSTRY GROWTH

9.1 Regulatory Measures
  9.1.1 Regulatory Measures in Europe
  9.1.2 Regulatory Measures in the US
  9.1.3 Regulatory Measures in China

10 NORTH AMERICAN AND WESTERN EUROPEAN PETROCHEMICAL DEMAND WILL CONTINUE TO LAG

10.1 The Share of North America and Europe in Global Petrochemical Demand Will Reduce

11 PETROCHEMICAL INDUSTRY IN NORTH AMERICA AND WESTERN EUROPE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE TOWARDS CONSOLIDATION

11.1 The Number of Acquisition Deals is Expected to Rise in North America and Europe
  11.1.1 Inpex Announces Secondary Offering for $6.6 Billion
  11.1.2 Inergy Holdings to Merge With Inergy
  11.1.3 Sinopec Issues Convertible Bonds for $2.9 Billion
  11.1.4 LyondellBasell Completes Private Placement of 8% Senior Notes Due 2017 for $2.75 Billion
  11.1.5 Lyondell Chemical Prices Private Placement of Senior Secured Notes for $2.75 Billion
  11.1.6 SABIC Announces Private Placement of $2.6 Billion
  11.1.7 Hyundai Heavy Industries to Acquire Additional 70% Stake in Hyundai Oilbank
  11.1.8 BP Files Public Offering of Notes for around $2 Billion
  11.1.9 PEMEX Completes Private Placement of 5.5% Bonds Due 2021 for $2,000m
  11.1.10 The Dow Chemical Issues 4.25% Senior Unsecured Notes Due 2020 for $1.75 Billion

12 INCREASING CAPACITY WILL LEAD TO ENHANCED COMPETITIVENESS OF ASIAN COMPANIES

12.1 Economic and Feedstock Difficulties are Expected to Impact the Profitability of Producers in North America and Europe
12.2 The Growing Investments and Expansions Will Lead to Increased Competitiveness of the Asian Petrochemical Producers

13 APPENDIX

13.1 Abbreviations
13.2 Methodology
  13.2.1 Coverage
  13.2.2 Secondary Research
  13.2.3 Primary Research
  13.2.4 Expert Panel Validation
13.3 Contact Us
13.4 About GBI Research
13.5 Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Ethylene and its Major Derivatives, Capacity Additions by Region, Million Tons, 2005-2015
Table 2: Major Polymers, Capacity Additions by Region, Million Tons, 2005-2015
Table 3: PVC, Global, Capacity With Coal as a Feedstock, Million Tons, 2000-2020
Table 4: PVC Production, China, Capacity by Feedstock, Million Tons Per Year, 2000-2020
Table 5: Major Polymers, China, Demand, Million Tons, 2000-2020
Table 6: Major Olefins, China, Demand, Million Tons, 2000-2020
Table 7: PVC, China, Demand, Million Tons, %, 2000-2020
Table 8: SBR, China, Demand, Million Tons, %, 2000-2020
Table 9: Major Polymers, Global, Demand by End Use, Million Tons, 2000-2020
Table 10: Major Polymers, Global, Demand Share by End Use, %, 2000-2020
Table 11: Ethylene, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Table 12: Propylene, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Table 13: Basic Aromatics, Global, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Table 14: Basic Olefins, Global, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Table 15: Petrochemical Production and CO2 Emissions, Global, Million Tons, 2000-2018
Table 16: Major Petrochemical Contributors to Carbon Emissions, Global, %, 2010
Table 17: CO2 Emissions by Region, Million Tons, 2000-2018
Table 18: CO2 Emissions by Region, Share, %, 2010 and 2015
Table 19: Major Polymers, North America, Europe, Rest of the World, Demand Million Tons, 2000-2020
Table 20: Major Polymers, North America, Europe, Rest of the World, Demand Share , %, 2010 and 2015
Table 21: Deals in Petrochemical Industry by Type, Global, Share, %, 2010
Table 22: Petrochemical Deals by Region, %, 2009 and 2010
Table 23: Top 10 Deals in Petrochemical Industry, Global, 2010
Table 24: Asian vs. Global Petrochemical Companies, Share by Petrochemical Capacity , %, 2005-2015 74

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Ethylene and its Major Derivatives, Capacity Additions by Region, Million Tons, 2005-2015
Figure 2: Major Polymers, Capacity Additions by Region, Million Tons, 2005-2015
Figure 3: Coal to Petrochemicals, Value Chain
Figure 4: PVC, Global, Capacity Share With Coal as a Feedstock, %, 2000-2020
Figure 5: PVC, China, Capacity by Feedstock, Million Tons Per Year, 2000-2020
Figure 6: Major Polymers, China, Demand, Million Tons, 2000-2020
Figure 7: Major Olefins, China, Demand, Million Tons, 2000-2020
Figure 8: PVC, China, Demand Share, %, 2000-2020
Figure 9: SBR, China, Demand Share, %, 2000-2020
Figure 10: Major Polymers, Global, Demand by End Use, Million Tons, 2000-2020
Figure 11: Major Polymers, Global, Demand Share by End Use, %, 2000-2020
Figure 12: Ethylene, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Figure 13: Propylene, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Figure 14: Basic Aromatics, Global, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Figure 15: Basic Olefins, Global, Prices, $/Ton, 2000-2020
Figure 16: Petrochemical Production and CO2 Emissions, Global, Million Tons, 2000-2018
Figure 17: Major Petrochemical Contributors to Carbon Emissions, Global, 2010
Figure 18: CO2 Emissions by Region, Million Tons, 2000-2018
Figure 19: CO2 Emissions by Region, Share, %, 2010 and 2015
Figure 20: Major Polymers, North America, Europe and the Rest of the World, Demand Million Tons, 2000-2020
Figure 21: Major Polymers, North America, Europe, Rest of the World, Demand Share, %, 2010 and 2015
Figure 22: Deals in Petrochemical Industry by Type, Global, Share, %, 2010
Figure 23: Petrochemical Deals by Region, %, 2009 and 2010
Figure 24: Asian vs. Global Petrochemical Companies, Share by Petrochemical Capacity , %, 2005-2015 72

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