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Global Propylene Industry - On-Purpose Technologies to Gain Prominence

Summary

GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, has released its latest research, “Global Propylene Industry - On-Purpose Technologies to Gain Prominence”. The study comes from the company’s oil and gas research group and provides market analysis of the global propylene industry, highlighting major features of the industry. The report gives the historic and forecast, market size, demand and production figures by region. It covers all five regions that include Asia-Pacific, Europe, North America, South America, and Middle East and Africa. The report has been built using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research and in-house analysis by GlobalData’s research team of industry experts.

The global propylene industry is witnessing a change in the feedstock scenario in various parts of the world. In North America, propylene supply from steam crackers is expected to decrease in coming years as abundant and inexpensive natural gas liquids (NGLs) feedstock form shale gas is slowly replacing heavy feedstock in steam crackers. Persistently high crude oil price is also discouraging the use of naphtha China and Europe. To cope with the changing feedstock scenario and high crude oil prices many producers are embracing on-purpose propylene technologies which produce high quantities of propylene by using alternative feedstocks such as NGLs and coal. Use of these technologies is being witnessed mostly in Asia-Pacific and North America. In Asia-Pacific, more than 50% of new capacity will come from on-purpose technologies while in North America, 100% of the new capacity will come from on-purpose technologies. With the increasing demand for propylene and uncertainty of propylene supply from stream crackers, the use of on-purpose technology will continue to increase in the future.

Scope

The report provides in-depth analysis of the demand and supply dynamics of the global propylene industry. Its scope includes -
- Historic and forecast global propylene capacity by region
- Propylene planned plants details
- Global propylene capacity by feedstock
- Capacity share of the major propylene producers in the world
- Historic and forecast propylene market size, demand and production by region
- Global propylene demand by end-use sectors
- Propylene price forecast by region
- Company profile of three largest company in the propylene industry

Reasons to buy

The report will enhance your decision-making capability by allowing you to -
- Understand the key trends and challenges in the global propylene industry
- Understand the regional propylene supply scenario
- Understand the current and likely future competitive scenario
- Identify opportunities in the global propylene industry with the help of specific insights on demand and supply dynamics
- Increase future revenues and profitability with the help of insights into future opportunities and critical success factors in the global propylene industry

Table Of Contents

Global Propylene Industry - On-Purpose Technologies to Gain Prominence
1 Table of Contents

2 Introduction 8
2.1 Overview 8
2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 9
3 Global Propylene Capacity - Changes in Market Dynamics Pave the Way for On-Purpose Technologies 10
3.1 On-Purpose Technologies Emerging as Alternative to Steam Crackers 11
3.1.1 Propane Dehydrogenation 11
3.1.2 Olefin Metathesis 11
3.1.3 Methanol to Olefins/Propylene 11
3.2 On-Purpose Technologies to Play a Major Role in Building New Propylene Capacity in Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe 12
3.2.1 Asia-Pacific 12
3.2.2 North America 13
3.2.3 Europe 14
3.2.4 Middle East and Africa 15
3.2.5 South America 16
3.3 Global Propylene Industry, Supply Scenario, 2002-2017 16
3.4 Global Planned Propylene Plants Details - China and the US Will Add the Most Capacity up to 2017 19
3.5 Global Propylene Installed Plant Capacity by Key Feedstock, 2012 22
3.6 Global Propylene Industry, Company Share, 2012 23
4 Asia-Pacific to Drive Global Propylene Demand 25
4.1 Global Propylene Industry, Market Size, 2002-2017 25
4.2 Global Propylene Production, 2002-2017 30
4.3 Global Propylene Demand by End-Use Sector, 2012 33
4.4 Global Propylene Price Forecast, 2002-2017 35
5 Major Companies Active in the Global Propylene Industry 37
5.1 LyondellBasell Industries N.V. 37
5.1.1 Company Overview 37
5.1.2 LyondellBasell, Global Propylene Capacity, 2002-2017 37
5.1.3 LyondellBasell, Active Propylene Plants, 2012 39
5.2 Royal Dutch Shell plc 40
5.2.1 Company Overview 40
5.2.2 Shell, Global Propylene Capacity, 2002-2017 42
5.2.3 Shell's Active Propylene Plants, 2012 43
5.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation 44
5.3.1 Company Overview 44
5.3.2 ExxonMobil, Total Installed Capacity, 2002-2017 45
5.3.3 ExxonMobil, Active Propylene Plants, 2012 48
6 Conclusion 49
7 Appendix 51
7.1 Definitions 51
7.1.1 Installed Capacity 51
7.1.2 Process 51
7.1.3 Technology 51
7.2 Abbreviations 52
7.3 Bibliography 53
7.4 GlobalData's Research Methodology 54
7.4.1 Coverage 54
7.4.2 Secondary Research 55
7.4.3 Primary Research 55
7.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 56
7.5 Disclaimer 56

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Global Propylene Industry, Capacity by Region (mmty), 2002-2017 18
Table 2: Global Propylene Industry, Capacity CAGR by Region (%), 2002-2017 18
Table 3: Global Propylene Industry, Major Planned Plant Details, 2014-2017 20
Table 4: Global Propylene Industry, Capacity by Feedstock (%), 2012 22
Table 5: Global Propylene Industry, Capacity by Company, 2012 24
Table 6: Global Propylene Industry, Market Size by Region (US$ bil), 2002-2017 28
Table 7: Global Propylene Industry, Market Size CAGR by Region (%), 2002-2017 28
Table 8: Global Propylene Industry, Demand Volume by Region (mmty), 2002-2017 30
Table 9: Global Propylene Industry, Demand Volume CAGR by Region (%), 2002-2017 30
Table 10: Global Propylene Industry, Production Volume by Region (mmty), 2002-2017 33
Table 11: Global Propylene Industry, Production Volume CAGR by Region (%), 2002-2017 33
Table 12: Global Propylene Industry, Demand by End-Use, Share (%), 2012 34
Table 13: Global Propylene Industry, Average Price by Region (US$/ton), 2002-2017 36
Table 14: LyondellBasell, Key Facts, 2013 37
Table 15: LyondellBasell, Installed Propylene Capacity (mmty), 2002-2017 39
Table 16: LyondellBasell, Active Propylene Plants, 2012 40
Table 17:Shell, Key Facts, 2013 41
Table 18: Shell, Installed Propylene Capacity (mmty), 2002-2017 43
Table 19: Shell, Active Propylene Plants, 2012 44
Table 20: ExxonMobil, Key Facts, 2013 45
Table 21: ExxonMobil, Installed Propylene Capacity (mmty), 2002-2017 47
Table 22: ExxonMobil's Active Propylene Plants, 2012 48
Table 23: List of Abbreviations 52

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: Asia-Pacific Propylene Industry, Capacity Share of On-Purpose Technologies (%), 2012 and 2017 13
Figure 2: North America Propylene Industry, Capacity Share of On-Purpose Technologies (%), 2012 and 2017 14
Figure 3: Europe Propylene Industry, Capacity Share of On-Purpose Technologies (%), 2012 and 2017 15
Figure 4: Middle East and Africa Propylene Industry, Capacity Share of On-Purpose Technologies (%), 2012 and 2017 16
Figure 5: Global Propylene Industry, Capacity by Region (mmty), 2002-2017 17
Figure 6: Global Propylene Industry, Capacity by Feedstock (%), 2012 22
Figure 7: Global Propylene Industry, Capacity by Company, 2012 23
Figure 8: Global Propylene Industry, Market Size by Region (US$ bil), 2002-2017 27
Figure 9: Global Propylene Industry, Demand Volume by Region (mmty), 2002-2017 29
Figure 10: Global Propylene Industry, Production Volume by Region (mmty), 2002-2017 32
Figure 11: Global Propylene Industry, Demand by End-Use, Share (%) 2012 34
Figure 12: Global Propylene Industry, Average Price by Region (US$/ton), 2002-2017 35
Figure 13: LyondellBasell, Installed Propylene Capacity (mmty), 2002-2017 38
Figure 14: Shell, Installed Propylene Capacity (mmty), 2002-2017 42
Figure 15: ExxonMobil, Installed Propylene Capacity (mmty), 2002-2017 46

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