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Analyzing the Petrochemical Industry in Russia 2018

Analyzing the Petrochemical Industry in Russia 2018

The Russian petrochemical industry has been facing many risks. Though the outlook for the industry remains positive, there are many downside risks that have been impacting the industry, particularly the sanctions put against Russia by the EU and the US. The growing production base of petrochemicals gives a huge boost to the future of the Russian petrochemical industry.

Russia has seen a sudden and rapid economic expansion due to which the petrochemical industry also witnessed a rise in the cost of polymers. However, due to a recent economic crisis that has hit the country, the petrochemical industry is undergoing a slowdown in demand. The industry is dominated by petrochemical subsidiaries of the major oil and gas players, namely Lukoil, Sibur, and others.

The Russian government plans to boost the growth and expansion of the petrochemical industry and plans have been put in place to establish several petrochemical hubs across the country.

Aruvian Research presents an analysis of the Russian Petrochemical Industry in its research report Analyzing the Petrochemical Industry in Russia 2018.

We start the analysis with a look at the global petrochemical industry. In this section, we analyze the global petrochemical market and a breakdown of each region is further provided. This includes an analysis of petrochemicals in Asia, in Europe, in the Americas, and in the Middle East and Africa. The emergence of shale gas is briefly analyzed, and an in-depth forecast of the global petrochemical industry is also included.

Before analyzing the petrochemical industry in Russia, we take a look and explore the petrochemical industry in Europe to understand the regional dynamics better. Industry overview, the impact of Brexit on the European petrochemical industry, closure of facilities and an industry outlook complete this section.

The petrochemical industry in Russia is analyzed through an industry overview, industry structure, regulatory poli8cy governing the market, and the impact of recent sanctions on the county on this industry. Feedstock availability and its impact on the industry is analyzed. We also take a look at the upstream sector and fertilizer sector. Trade of petrochemicals is looked at in the import/export scenario section. A section is dedicated to industry trends and the sale of TNK-BP which took place in 2013.

The Russian petrochemical industry is facing a growing number of risks over the recent years. We dedicate a section looking at these risks and how it is impacting the petrochemical sector in the country.

Moving towards the major industry projects and the performance of key petrochemicals, we look at this by analyzing the performance of some key petrochemicals by companies and by industry projects.

A point-wise SWOT analysis of the Russian petrochemical industry follows.

Mergers and acquisitions make up the industry landscape and are an important part of understanding what exactly is happening in the industry. We analyze mergers and acquisitions and the impact on the Russian petrochemical industry.

Industry forecast is segmented further into production and consumption outlook. The data is forecast till 2022.

An analysis of the major players of the Russian petrochemical industry is carried out through a corporate profile, business segment analysis, a look at the company strategies, a financial analysis, and a SWOT analysis. Major players analyzed include Lukoil, Sibur, and Nizhnekamskneftekhim.


A. Executive Summary
B. Global Petrochemical Industry
B.1 Industry Overview
B.1.1 Petrochemicals in Asia
B.1.2 Petrochemicals in Europe
B.1.3 Petrochemicals in Americas
B.1.4 Petrochemicals in Middle East & Africa
B.2 Emergence of Shale Gas
B.3 Industry Forecast
C. Petrochemical Industry in Europe
C.1 Industry Overview
C.2 Brexit & Industry Uncertainty
C.3 Closure of Facilities
C.4 Market Outlook
D. Analyzing the Petrochemical Industry in Russia
D.1 Industry Overview
D.2 Industry Structure
D.3 Regulatory Policy
D.4 Impact of Sanctions on the Russian Petrochemical Industry
D.5 Feedstock Availability
D.6 Upstream Sector
D.7 Fertilizer Sector
D.8 Import/Export Scenario
D.9 Industry Trends
D.10 Sale of TNK-BP
E. Risks Facing the Russian Petrochemical Industry
F. Performance of Key Petrochemicals by Companies
F.1 Bashneft
F.2 Lukoil
F.3 Nizhnekamskneftekhim
F.4 Rosneft
F.5 Sibur
F.6 Others
G. Petrochemical Industry in Russia: SWOT Analysis
G.1 Strengths to Build Upon
G.2 Weaknesses to Overcome
G.3 Opportunities to Exploit
G.4 Threats to Overcome
H. Petrochemical Industry in Russia: Mergers & Acquisitions
I. Forecast: Petrochemical Industry in Russia
I.1 Consumption Outlook
I.2 Production Outlook
J. Russia Petrochemical Industry: Major Players
J.1 Lukoil OAO
J.1.1 Corporate Profile
J.1.2 Business Segment Analysis
J.1.3 Company Strategies
J.1.4 Financial Analysis
J.1.5 SWOT Analysis
J.2 Nizhnekamskneftekhim OAO
J.2.1 Corporate Profile
J.2.2 Business Segment Analysis
J.2.3 Company Strategies
J.2.4 Financial Analysis
J.2.5 SWOT Analysis
J.3 SIBUR Holding OAO
J.3.1 Corporate Profile
J.3.2 Business Segment Analysis
J.3.3 Company Strategies
J.3.4 Financial Analysis
J.3.5 SWOT Analysis
Research Methodology
List of Figures
Figure 1: Global Ethylene Capacity by Region (in '000 tpa), 2016-2021
Figure 2: Natural Gas and Naphtha Costs, 2015-2021
Figure 3: Global Ethylene Capacity Growth by Countries (%), 2016-2021
Figure 4: Global Chemical Production, January - May 2017
Figure 5: Petrochemical Capacity in Middle East & Africa ('000 tpa), 2011-2021
Figure 6: Global Capacity of Ethylene by Countries (%), 2016
Figure 7: Petrochemical Production in Western Europe, 2014-2016
Figure 8: Production of Petrochemicals in Western Europe ('000 Tons), 2008-2016
Figure 9: Cracker Feedstocks in Russia (%), 2017
Figure 10 Market Recovery & End-Market Growth Rates, 2015-2022
Figure 11: Outlook of Olefins and Polyolefins Capacity ('000) tpa
List of Tables
Table 1: Cracker Capacity in Russia ('000 tpa), 2012-2022
Table 2: Petrochemicals Market Data & Forecast, 2015-2022
Table 3: Financial Analysis of Lukoil (in RUB billion), 2014-2017
Table 4: Financial Analysis of Nizhnekamskneftekhim OAO (in RUB million), 2008-2016
Table 5: Financial Analysis of Sibur (in RUB million), 2011-2016

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