Technology and Costs
Cost Curve Analysis
The new Cost Curve Analysis program will provide comparative cost positions of individual players in a given value chain within the global chemical and fertilizers industry. Cost curves will be developed on both current and project bases, under different crude oil scenarios, and for both global and individual regional analysis.
The Cost Curve Analysis reports will cover global operating plants in Nexant’s database including new plant capacity that is expected to come on line in the future. Operating plants on each product cost curve are positioned based on their individual cash costs of production, which are derived from plant capacity, technology used, level of integration and representative operating rates in the plant region. In addition to PDF reports containing the analyses an interactive Excel-based cost curve model will also be available to allow users to run their own custom evaluations.
These reports and associated data will be a valuable resource for chemical and fertilizer companies and investors considering investment decisions and future market development for various industry chains.
Nexant will introduce the first Cost Curve Analysis report and model later in 2018 covering olefins and polyolefins.