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Petrochemicals
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Impact of Sustainability on the Fertilizer Sector

 This report will identify and evaluate practical technologies, processes, and products that can help fertilizer producers, distributors, and users meet sustainability goals and mandates.  It will provide a road map to satisfy sustainability pressures on the fertilizer sector.  Companies that have the right products and practices to succeed in an environment that features digital farming, regenerative agriculture, etc. will be identified.  In addition, the report will describe the sustainability issues that are driving change in the competitive landscape of the fertilizer sector. 
May 2020
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Petrochemicals
Polymers and Plastics
Oil, Gas and Refined Products

Petrochemical Price Scenarios at $20/bbl Brent

Global energy markets have been quick to react to the evolving coronavirus situation.  Crude oil prices have plummeted as oil producing countries have disagreed on production strategies to support pricing levels given the current global supply glut.   In response to this, a new Low Low scenario offers pricing for principle feedstocks (petroleum and gas based), olefins, polyolefins and aromatics.   The scenario assumes crude oil prices remain depressed at a steady $20 per barrel in real terms through 2025.  Analysis is provided in Excel, with accompanying presentation and discussion time with the Lead Consultant.
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Polymers and Plastics
Petrochemicals

Olefins from Mixed Plastics Waste – Are Thermolysis Routes Viable?

 This report will provide a strategic analysis of thermolysis technologies and how viable they are for olefins production from mixed plastics waste. Selected technology developers of pyrolysis and gasification processes will be profiled and ranked by different criteria. The economics for thermolysis technologies and olefins production will be provided for different geographic regions and oil price scenarios, and compared to the production of olefins by conventional technology. In addition, the report will include an analysis of the feedstock stream and a logistics overview of the feedstock and thermolysis products. 
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Petrochemicals

Continuing Fortunes in the C4 Value Chain

This report continues the analysis “developing fortunes in the C4 value chain” published in 2012.   Since this time the business landscape has evolved dramatically, with the C4 value chain in 2020 exposed to an extraordinary set of circumstances that are shaping its prospects for development in the near term.   These include: global economic turmoil impacting demand due to the coronavirus pandemic; reclining refinery and petrochemicals production; structural changes in global olefin investments and feedstock selection; and uncertainties in natural rubber supply and pricing.  Nexant’s new study 'Continuing Fortunes in the C4 Value Chain' will  provide up-to-date detailed analysis into the principal industry dynamics that will shape the C4 value chain over the next decade.  This new report will assist our clients to better understand the key issues and to position themselves effectively to address the challenges that the industry faces.
Oct 2019
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Polymers and Plastics
Petrochemicals

Sorting through Plastic Waste – Is Chemical Recycling a Solution?

This report examines the technical, economic and business aspects of chemical recycling of PET, PS and mixed plastics (plastics to fuel). Selected technology developers of chemical recycling are profiled and ranked under different criteria. The economics for chemically recycling several types of plastic waste are provided for different geographic regions, and compared to the production of virgin material by conventional technology. In addition, the report includes an analysis of the MSW stream and the economics for the incineration of waste with energy recovery.
Jan 2019
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Oil, Gas and Refined Products
Petrochemicals

White Paper: Electric Vehicles – Disruptions in the Chemicals and Refining Industries

Electric Vehicles (EVs) have gained significant momentum in recent years, supported by regulatory incentives, changing consumer perception and the willingness of much of the auto manufacturing industry to throw its weight behind the development of affordable electric models in large numbers.  So, how will the growth of EVs impact the mining, oil and gas, petrochemical/ polymers industries?  Will supply be able to adapt fast enough or become a limiting factor in EVs growth?   
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Petrochemicals
Renewable Chemicals and Energy
Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials

Changing Feedstock Trends and their Effects on the Surfactants Value Chain

This report will provide a comprehensive strategic analysis across the surfactants value chain including the synthetic and natural oil-based suppliers, and the formulators.  In particular, the study will examine how formulators view their supply options in the prevailing feedstock environment, and what is the potential value of innovation in this value chain.
Dec 2016
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Petrochemicals
Polymers and Plastics

Oil Price and the Cost Competitiveness of Petrochemicals

Given the large capital investments required to develop world scale petrochemical plants, project sponsors need to understand how the cost competitiveness and return on their investments will be impacted under various oil price scenarios.  This report analyzes investment opportunities based on three oil price scenarios and the impact it has on cost curve position, delivered cost, and return on capital.
Oct 2016
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Petrochemicals
Polymers and Plastics

C5 Chemicals: Unlocking Hidden Opportunities in Steam Crackers?

This report aims to provide a comprehensive business analysis, including commercial, technical, economic, and strategic considerations, addressing key issues facing the C5 chemicals sector. The report examines subjects related to availability of C5 chemicals (focused on isoprene, DCPD and piperylene), prospects and trends in the various regional C5 markets as well as general business structure within the C5 industry.

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