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Growth Opportunities for the Global Basic Petrochemical Market

Growth Opportunities for the Global Basic Petrochemical Market

The future of the global basic petrochemical industry looks good with opportunities in construction,transportation, agriculture, textile, industrial, electronics, healthcare and consumer goodsindustries. The global basic petrochemical industry is expected to reach an estimated $603.2 billionby 2021 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2016 to 2021. The major growth driversfor this market are growing demand for basic petrochemicals in end use industries. Technologicalinnovations aimed at improving manufacturing processes to increase product yield with higherquality are expected to have a positive impact on the petrochemical industry.

In this market, ethylene, propylene, and ammonia are some of the major segments of basicpetrochemicals. Ethylene is expected to remain the largest segment due to increasing demandfrom various end use applications such as packaging and construction. Lucintel predicts that thedemand for ethylene is likely to experience the highest growth over the forecast period due to thegrowth in the polyethylene film for the food and non-food packaging applications.

For business expansion, Lucintel’s report suggests innovation to improve oils to chemicalsconversion rate and develop new crude cracking processes to reduce energy cost andenvironmental footprint. The report further suggests the development of partnerships to create winwinsituations and the development of low-cost solutions for end users.

This unique report from Lucintel will provide you with valuable information, insights, and toolsneeded to identify new growth opportunities and operate your business successfully in this market.

This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantlybenefit you in expanding your business in this market. In today’s challenging economy, you needevery advantage that you can find.

Scope and Features of This Report:

To make critical business, investment, or strategic decisions, you need timely useful information.

This market report fulfills this core need and is an indispensable reference guide for materialsuppliers, product manufacturers, investors, executives, distributors, and more that operate in thismarket. Some of the features and scope of this report include the following:

  • Market size estimates: Growth opportunities in the global basic petrochemical industry in terms of value ($B) and volume (Million Tons) shipment
  • Trend and forecast analysis: Global basic petrochemical industry trend (2010-2015) and forecast (2016-2021) by region and segment
  • Segmentation analysis: Global basic petrochemical industry size from 2010 to 2021 by type, and application type as follows:
Global basic petrochemical industry size by chemical type:
  • Ethylene
  • Propylene
  • Butadiene
  • Benzene
  • Toluene
  • Xylene
  • Methanol
  • Ammonia
Global basic petrochemical industry size by application type:
  • Ethylene market by application
  • Polyethylene
  • Ethylene Oxide
  • Ethylene Dichloride
  • Others
Propylene market by application
  • Polypropylene
  • Propylene Oxide
  • Acrylonitrile
  • Others
  • Butadiene market by application
  • Butadiene Rubber
  • Styrene Butadiene Rubber
  • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
  • Styrene Butadiene Latex
  • Hexamethylenediamine/Adiponitrile
  • Others
Benzene market by application
  • Styrene
  • Cumene
  • Cyclohexane
  • Aniline
  • Others
Toluene market by application
  • Benzene
  • Xylene
  • Gasoline Blending
  • Toluene Diisocyanates
  • Solvent
  • Others
Xylene market by application
  • Para-Xylene
  • Ortho-Xylene
  • Mixed –Xylene & Others
Methanol market by application
  • Formaldehyde
  • Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether
  • Fuel Blending
  • Acetic Acid
  • Methanol to Olefins
  • Dimethyl Ether
  • Biodiesel
  • Other
Ammonia market by application
  • Fertilizers
  • Polyamides
  • Nitric Acid
  • Others
Regional analysis: Global basic petrochemical industry breakdown by key regions of North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
  • Growth opportunities: Analysis of growth opportunities in different chemical, application and regions.
  • Strategic analysis: This includes M&A, new product development, competitive landscape, and expansion strategies of global basic petrochemical industry suppliers.
  • Emerging applications: Emerging applications of basic petrochemical in the global basic petrochemical industry.
Analysis of the competitive intensity of the industry based on Porter’s Five Forces model.


1. Executive Summary
2. Industry Background and Classifications
2.1: Introduction
2.2: Industry Served
2.2.1: Classification of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Segment
2.2.2: Comparison of Basic Petrochemicals with Substitutes
2.3: Supply Chain
3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis
3.1: Market Analysis 2015
3.1.1: Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
3.1.2: Global Basic Petrochemical by Region in Terms of Value and Volume
3.2: Market Trends from 2010 to 2015
3.2.1: Macroeconomic Trends
3.2.2: Trends of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
Global basic petrochemical industry size by chemical type:
Ethylene
Propylene
Butadiene
Benzene
Toluene
Xylene
Methanol
Ammonia
Global basic petrochemical industry size by application type:
Ethylene market by application
Polyethylene
Ethylene Oxide
Ethylene Dichloride
Others
Propylene market by application
Polypropylene
Propylene Oxide
Acrylonitrile
Others
Butadiene market by application
Butadiene Rubber
Styrene Butadiene Rubber
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
Styrene Butadiene Latex
Hexamethylenediamine/Adiponitrile
Others
Benzene market by application
Styrene
Cumene
Cyclohexane
Aniline
Others
Toluene market by application
Benzene
Xylene
Gasoline Blending
Toluene Diisocyanates
Solvent
Others
Xylene market by application
Para-Xylene
Ortho-Xylene
Mixed –Xylene & Others
Methanol market by application
Formaldehyde
Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether
Fuel Blending
Acetic Acid
Methanol to Olefins
Dimethyl Ether
Biodiesel
Other
Ammonia market by application
Fertilizers
Polyamides
Nitric Acid
Others
3.2.3: Trends of the North American Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume
3.2.4: Trends of the European Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume
3.2.5: Trends of the APAC Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
3.2.6: Trends of the ROW Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
3.2.7: External Forces Shaping the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
3.2.8: Industry Drivers and Challenges
3.3: Market Forecast from 2016 to 2021
3.3.1: Macroeconomic Forecast
3.3.2: Forecast for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
Global basic petrochemical industry size by chemical type:
Ethylene
Propylene
Butadiene
Benzene
Toluene
Xylene
Methanol
Ammonia
Global basic petrochemical industry size by application type:
Ethylene market by application
Polyethylene
Ethylene Oxide
Ethylene Dichloride
Others
Propylene market by application
Polypropylene
Propylene Oxide
Acrylonitrile
Others
Butadiene market by application
Butadiene Rubber
Styrene Butadiene Rubber
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
Styrene Butadiene Latex
Hexamethylenediamine/Adiponitrile
Others
Benzene market by application
Styrene
Cumene
Cyclohexane
Aniline
Others
Toluene market by application
Benzene
Xylene
Gasoline Blending
Toluene Diisocyanates
Solvent
Others
Xylene market by application
Para-Xylene
Ortho-Xylene
Mixed –Xylene & Others
Methanol market by application
Formaldehyde
Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether
Fuel Blending
Acetic Acid
Methanol to Olefins
Dimethyl Ether
Biodiesel
Other
Ammonia market by application
Fertilizers
Polyamides
Nitric Acid
Others
3.3.3: Forecast for the North American Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value
and Volume
3.3.4: Forecast for the European Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume
3.3.5: Forecast for the APAC Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
3.3.6: Forecast for the ROW Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
4. Competitor Analysis
4.1: Product Portfolio Analysis
4.2: Market Share Analysis
4.3: Operational Integration
4.4: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
5. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
5.1: Growth Opportunity Analysis
5.1.1: Growth Opportunities for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by
Region
5.1.2: Growth Opportunities for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by
Chemical Type
5.1.3: Innovations in the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
5.2: Emerging Trends in the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
5.3: Strategic Analysis
5.3.1: Capacity Expansion in the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
5.3.2: Certification and Licensing
5.3.3: Technology Development
5.3.4: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures in the Global Basic
Petrochemical Industry
5.4: Opportunities for the Basic Petrochemical Industry across the Globe
6. Company Profiles of Leading Players
6.1: SABIC
6.2: LyondellBasell Industries N.V.
6.3: Exxon Mobil Corp. (ExxonMobil)
6.4: Sinopec Limited (China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation)
6.5: Royal Dutch Shell
List of Figures
Chapter 2. Industry Background and Classifications
Figure 2.1: Some of the Petrochemical Products Used in Daily lives
Figure 2.2: The Use of Butadiene for Car Tires
Figure 2.3: High-Density Polyethylene Replacing Corroded Steel Pipework
Figure 2.4: Petrochemicals Uses in Fertilizers
Figure 2.5: Preservative Benzoic Acid Synthesized From Petroleum Intermediates in
Cranberries
Figure 2.6: Petrochemical-Derived Astaxanthin, Fed to Farmed Salmon
Figure 2.7: Petrochemicals in Synthetic Fabric
Figure 2.8: Use of Petrochemicals in Electronics is the Plastic Coating on Wiring in
Danish Telephone Exchange
Figure 2.9: Supply Chain of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis
Figure 3.1: Global Basic Petrochemical Industry ($ Billion) Distribution by Segment in
2015
Figure 3.2: Global Basic Petrochemical Industry ($ Billion) by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.3: The Global Basic Petrochemical Industry (Million Tons) Distribution by
Segment in 2015
Figure 3.4: The Global Basic Petrochemical Industry (Million Tons) Distribution by
Segment in 2015
Figure 3.5: Global Ethylene Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.6: Global Propylene Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.7: Global Butadiene Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.8: Global Benzene Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.9: Global Toluene Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.10: Global Xylene Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.11: Global Methanol Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.12: Global Ammonia Market (Million Tons) Distribution by Segment in 2015
Figure 3.13: The Global Basic Petrochemical Industry ($ Billion) Distribution by Region in
2015
Figure 3.14: Global Basic Petrochemical Industry ($ Billion) by Region in 2015
Figure 3.15: The Global Basic Petrochemical Industry (Million Tons) Distribution by
Region in 2015
Figure 3.16: The Global Basic Petrochemical Industry (Million Tons) by Region in 2015
Figure 3.17: Trend of Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.18: Trend of Global Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.19: Trends of Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.20: Trend of Regional Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.21: Trend of Regional Per Capita Income
Figure 3.22: Trends of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry ($ Billion) by Segment
from 2010 to 2015
Figure 3.23: CAGR of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry ($ Billion) by Segment
from 2010 to 2015
Figure 3.24: Trends of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry (M tons) by Segment
from 2010 to 2015
Figure 3.25: CAGR of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry (Million Tons) by Segment
from 2010 to 2015
Figure 3.26: Trends of the North American Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value ($
Billion) and Volume (Million Tons) from 2010 to 2015
Figure 3.27: Trends of the European Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
from 2010 to 2015
Figure 3.28: Trends of the APAC Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
from 2010 to 2015
Figure 3.29: Trends of the ROW Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume from
2010 to 2015
Figure 3.30: External Forces Shaping the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
Figure 3.31: Drivers and Challenges of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
Figure 3.32: Forecast of Global GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.33: Forecast for Global Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.34: Forecast for Regional GDP Growth Rate
Figure 3.35: Forecast for Regional Population Growth Rate
Figure 3.36: Forecast for Regional Per Capita Income
Figure 3.37: Forecast for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry ($ Billion) by Segment
from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.38: Forecast for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry (Million Tons) by
Segment from 2015 to 2020
Figure 3.39: Forecast for the North American Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume from 2016 to 2021
Figure 3.40: Forecast for the European Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume from 2016 to 2021
Figure 3.41: Forecast for the APAC Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
from 2016 to 2021
Figure 3.42: Forecast for the ROW Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
from 2016 to 2021
Chapter 4. Competitor Analysis
Figure 4.1: Market Share Analysis of the Global Basic Petrochemical Manufacturers in
2015
Figure 4.2: Major Basic Petrochemical Manufacturers
Figure 4.3: Porter’s Five Forces Market Analysis for the Global Basic Petrochemical
Industry
Chapter 5. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
Figure 5.1: Growth Opportunities for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Region
Figure 5.2: Growth Opportunities for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Segment
Figure 5.3: Emerging Trends in the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
Figure 5.4: Strategic Initiatives by Major Competitors in 2015
Figure 5.5: Strategic Initiatives by Major Competitors in 2014
Figure 5.6: Capacity Expansion of Basic Petrochemical by Major Players
Figure 5.7: Global Basic Petrochemical Industry across the Globe
List of Tables
Chapter 1. Executive Summary
Table 1.1: Global Basic Petrochemical Industry Parameters and Attributes
Chapter 2. Industry Background and Classifications
Table 2.1 Properties of Ethylene
Table 2.2 Properties of Propylene
Table 2.3 Properties of Butadiene
Table 2.4: Properties of Benzene
Table 2.5: Properties of Methanol
Chapter 3. Market Trends and Forecast Analysis
Table 3.1: Trends of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume from
2010 to 2015
Table 3.2: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the Global Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.3: Market Size and 2014-2015 Growth Rates for the Global Basic Petrochemical
Industry by Segment in Terms of Value and Volume Shipments
Table 3.4: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates during Last Five Years from 2010 to
2015 for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Segment in Terms of Value and
Volume Shipments
Table 3.5: Trends of the North American Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume
Table 3.6: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the North American
Basic Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.7: Trends of the European Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
Table 3.8: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the European Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.9: Trends of the APAC Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume from
2010 to 2015
Table 3.10: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the APAC Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.11: Trends of the ROW Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume from
2010 to 2015
Table 3.12: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the ROW Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.13: Forecast for the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
from 2016 to 2021
Table 3.14: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the Global Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.15: Market Size and 2015-2016 Growth Rates of the Global Basic Petrochemical
Industry by Segment in Terms of Value and Volume Shipments
Table 3.16: Market Size and Annual Growth Rates from 2016 to 2021 of the Global Basic
Petrochemical Industry by Segment in Terms of Value and Volume Shipments
Table 3.17: Forecast for the North American Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume from 2016 to 2021
Table 3.18: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the North American
Basic Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.19: Forecast for the European Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and
Volume from 2016 to 2021
Table 3.20: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the European Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.21: Forecast for the APAC Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
from 2016 to 2021
Table 3.22: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the APAC Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Table 3.23: Forecast for the ROW Basic Petrochemical Industry by Value and Volume
from 2016 to 2021
Table 3.24: Average Growth Rates for One, Three, and Five Years of the ROW Basic
Petrochemical Industry in Terms of $ Shipment
Chapter 4. Competitor Analysis
Table 4.1: Product Mapping of Basic Petrochemical Manufacturers Based on Segments
Table 4.2: Market Share of Global Basic Petrochemical Manufacturers in 2015
Table 4.3: Relative Presence of Basic Petrochemical Manufacturers across the Value
Chain
Chapter 5. Growth Opportunities and Strategic Analysis
Table 5.1: Innovations in the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
Table 5.2: Market Expansion Activities of the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry
Players
Table 5.3: Certification and Licenses Acquired by Major Competitors in the Global Basic
Petrochemical Industry
Table 5.4: Technology Advancement in the Global Basic Petrochemical Industry

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