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The changing landscape of the ethylene industry in the Middle East


The changing landscape of the ethylene industry in the Middle East

Report summary

The Middle East is one of the lowest cost producing regions for ethylene in the world, largely based on advantaged ethane feedstock. Consequently, the region has become the largest ethylene exporting region in the form of derivatives. This insight gives a synopsis of the ethylene industry in the Middle East till 2020, covering capacity, trade and feedstock developments. 

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  • The Middle East will continue to add capacity from an already sizeable base
  • Feedstocks
  • Future projects will be based on heavier hydrocarbon feedstocks
  • The Middle East will continue to be a major petrochemical exporter, with focus on emerging Asian markets
  • Middle East Ethylene Market Summary

In this report there are 9 tables or charts, including:

  • The Middle East will continue to add capacity from an already sizeable base
    • Capacity growth 2005-2020 - Middle East to account for 19% of world capacity in 2020
    • Middle East ethylene supply/demand
  • Feedstocks
    • Average Middle East industrial gas prices
    • Middle East production by feedstock
    • Middle East steam cracker production by feedslate
  • Future projects will be based on heavier hydrocarbon feedstocks
    • Middle East ethylene projects
  • The Middle East will continue to be a major petrochemical exporter, with focus on emerging Asian markets
    • Middle East ethylene production - split by domestic and export use
    • Middle East derivatives net trade in ethylene equivalents
    • Derivatives net trade in ethylene equivalent - North America to emerge as major exporting region
  • Middle East Ethylene Market Summary
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