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European Ethylene - Restructuring, Rationalising, Repositioning


European Ethylene - Restructuring, Rationalising, Repositioning

Report summary

As a high cost producer based primarily on naphtha feedstock, the European ethylene market is under pressure from low cost, ethane-based capacity in the Middle East and the United States. This Insight examines how European producers are responding to these pressures, from rationalising capacity, shifting to gas-based feedstock and investing in the production of higher value-added chemicals. European producers are repositioning in order to improve competitiveness in a changing global market.

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  • Executive Summary
    • Production continues to fall
    • Regional winners and losers
    • Coastal proximity - a question of access

In this report there are 8 tables or charts, including:

  • Executive Summary
    • Ethylene Production by Feedstock 2005-2015
    • Comparison of Regional Plant Gate Cash Costs 2005-2015
    • European Ethylene - Restructuring, Rationalising, Repositioning: Table 1
    • Regional Operating Rates 2005-2015
    • Regional Feedstock consumption into ethylene 2013
    • European Ethylene Feedstock Consumption 2008-2015
    • European Ethylene - Restructuring, Rationalising, Repositioning: Table 2
    • Monthly ethylene production by feedstock and % propane 2012-2014
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