United Kingdom Petrochemicals Report Q3 2012

  • ID: 2199846
  • June 2012
  • Region: United Kingdom, Great Britain
  • 58 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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The United Kingdom Petrochemicals Report provides industry professionals and strategists, corporate analysts, petrochemical associations, government departments and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on United Kingdom's petrochemicals industry.

The Q312 UK petrochemicals report assesses the impact of the eurozone crisis and the domestic economic slowdown on the British chemicals and petrochemicals industries.

The report also examines whether producers will be able to defend margins and maintain competitiveness in the face of surplus European capacity and increased competition from Asia and the Middle East.

Furthermore, BMI analyses the growth and risk management strategies being employed by the leading players in the sector, as they respond to capacity cuts in refining and volatility in naphtha feedstock supply.

As a key supplier to the domestic industrial sector as well as to the eurozone, British chemicals and petrochemicals producers face growing uncertainty as 2012 progresses. In 2011, the industry reported a recovery from the declines seen in 2010l; however, Q112 saw an overall decline in chemicals and petrochemicals READ MORE >

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Executive Summary 5

SWOT Analysis 7

UK Political SWOT 7

UK Economic SWOT 8

UK Business Environment SWOT 8

Global Petrochemicals Overview 9

Petrochemicals Market Overview 9
Table: World Ethylene Production By Country, 2011 And 2016 (‘000 tonnes capacity) 9

Financial Results 13
Table: Financial Results Of Major Petrochemicals Companies, 2011 13

Global Oil Products Price Outlook 14
Table: BMI's Refined Products Forecasts, 2010-2016 14

Regional Market Overview 23

United Kingdom Market Overview 28

Sector Overview 28

Competitive Landscape 29

Industry Trends And Developments 31

Regulation 32

Industry Forecast Scenario 34
Table: United Kingdom – Petrochemicals Sector, 2008-2016 35

Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings 37

UK Petrochemicals Risk/Rewards Ratings 37
Table: Western Europe Petrochemicals Business Environment Ratings 37

Macroeconomic Forecast 39
Table: United Kingdom – Economic Activity 42

Company Profiles 43

BP 43

ExxonMobil Chemical 45

Ineos 47

Shell Chemicals UK 48

Glossary Of Terms 49
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms 49

Demographic Outlook 50
Table: The United Kingdom's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 50
Table: The United Kingdom's Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 51
Table: The United Kingdom's Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 52
Table: The United Kingdom's Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 52

BMI Methodology 53

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 53

Chemicals And Petrochemicals Industry 53

Cross Checks 54

Business Environment Ratings 55
Table: Petrochemicals Business Environment Indicators And Rationale 56

Weighting 56
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 57

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