ICIS Releases the World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Olefins 2015

01 December 2015


LONDON, ICIS - ICIS, a global leader for petrochemicals market intelligence, has released the 2015 version of the World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Olefins.

North American developments and global feedstock diversification are transforming the petrochemical feedstock landscape. Whilst forecasts for ethylene demand growth are positive, changing trade flows and evolving technology will shift the way in which key regions manufacture petrochemicals. In light of these developments, it’s crucial to have a sound grasp of the olefins market to stay competitive in petrochemicals.

The ICIS World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Olefins 2015 explores the changing refining and natural gas liquid (NGL) industries, to offer a review and outlook for the global ethylene market. With extensive data from the ICIS Supply and Demand Database, along with analytical coverage of regional and global markets, it’s an essential resource for industry players wanting to plan their petrochemical feedstocks strategy.

‘Whilst there are some clear trends occurring in the olefins market, continued volatility such as crude oil price fluctuations make it essential to dig deep into the short-, medium- and long-term outlook for key feedstocks. The World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Olefins can help you do just that, providing the information you need to excel in petrochemicals,’ said Stefano Zehnder, Senior Consultant Global Refining & Petrochemical Feedstocks, ICIS Consulting.

The World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Olefins from ICIS is designed to give a comprehensive overview of the market, with data and expert analysis broken down by key commodities and regions. Exploring market-moving developments and trends shaping the industry, it’s an essential read to support your decision-making.

Subscribers can benefit from:

  • Current, historical and forecast data (2005-2030)
  • Ethylene production, capacity and feedstock requirements
  • Global and regional feedstock balances, including naphtha, LPG and NGLs
  • Commentary on crude oil prices and refinery developments
  • Analysis of current and forecast prices for key global feedstocks
  • Access to ICIS consultants and quarterly market monitors
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Free Resource

World Petrochemical Feedstocks- Olefins Outlook 2015-2030

World Petrochemical Feedstocks- Olefins Outlook 2015-2030.

As ethylene demand continues to grow, the sustainability of feedstocks is crucial. However, the lightening feedstock slate and changing regional trends have important implications for industry players, making it crucial to stay on top of developments.

To help you understand changing olefins trends, ICIS has produced a free white paper.

  • What impact will North American ethylene producers have on international players?
  • How sensitive are olefins trade flows to fluctuations in crude oil prices?
  • Will naphtha continue to play a dominant role in the global feedstock balance?
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Complementing Services

World Petrochemical Industry Study on Olefins

World Petrochemical Industry Study on Olefins

A comprehensive analysis of the past and future development of ethylene, propylene and butadiene (C4s) and their respective derivatives. It looks at demand growth, production, capacity developments, inter-regional trades in monomer and derivatives, monomer surpluses or deficits, and country-by-country supply-demand balances. The outlook and forecasts given are up to 2030.

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Supply and Demand Database

ICIS Supply and Demand

This is the data behind the World Petrochemical Industry Study on Olefins and the World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Olefins. The Supply and Demand Database gives you end-to-end perspective across the global olefins supply chain, enabling you to piece together the local or regional scenario against the global context.

Data includes import and export volumes, consumptions, plant capacities, production, and product trade flows – from 1978 up to 2030 – by product, country and region.

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