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Netherlands Petrochemicals Report 2013 - Product Image

Netherlands Petrochemicals Report 2013

  • ID: 2373008
  • January 2013
  • Region: Netherlands, Holland
  • 54 pages
  • Business Monitor International


  • Company Profiles
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Sabic Europe
  • MORE

BMI's Netherlands petrochemicals report examines the recent trends in chemicals and petrochemicals production and assesses whether the industry has the ability to survive in the current economic climate.

The report looks at the most notable recent investments and their impact on the development of the sector.

The Dutch petrochemicals and chemicals industry has a strong presence, with several large international firms now established in the country. However, the industry's competitiveness is now being challenged by the high oil prices. With naphtha representing 96% of the Netherlands' feedstock slate, oil prices are a major determinant in cracker margins. This does not take into account the impact on feedstock prices, as oil is an important raw material for the organic base chemicals sector, which, in turn, produces feedstock for the production of plastics and other large-volume materials. Higher oil prices coupled with lower product prices are likely to reduce the margins of players operating in the Dutch petrochemicals and chemicals arena.

The Dutch petrochemicals sector was able to play on its strengths in speciality chemicals. The rubber and plastics production READ MORE >


  • Company Profiles
  • LyondellBasell Industries
  • Sabic Europe
  • MORE

Executive Summary 6

SWOT Analysis 7

Netherlands Petrochemicals Sector SWOT 7

Netherlands Political SWOT 8

Netherlands Economic SWOT 8

Netherlands Business Environment SWOT 9

Global Petrochemicals Overview 10

Global Oil Products Price Outlook 14
Table: BMI's Refined Products Forecasts, 2010-2016 15
Table: Middle East Outperforms In Terms of Passenger Growth 19

European Petrochemicals Overview 24

Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Ratings 28

West Europe Regional Power Risk/Reward Ratings 28
Table: West Europe Power Risk/Reward Ratings (Scores Out Of 100) 30

Netherlands Risk Reward Ratings 30

Market Overview 32
Table: Netherlands' Olefins Facilities 2010 32
Table: Netherlands' Aromatics and Intermediates Facilities 2010 33

Industry Trends And Developments 34

Industry Forecast Scenario 35
Table: Netherlands' Oil & Gas And Petrochemicals Sector, 2010-2017 ('000 tonnes, unless otherwise stated) 36

Macroeconomic Forecast 38
Table: Netherlands - Economic Activity, 2011-2016 39

Company Profiles 40

LyondellBasell Industries 40

Sabic Europe 42

Glossary of Terms 44
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms 44

BMI Methodology 45

How We Generate Our Industry Forecasts 45

Chemicals And Petrochemicals Industry 45

Cross Checks 46

Business Environment Ratings 47
Table: Petrochemicals Business Environment Indicators And Rationale 48
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 49

Country Snapshot 50
Table: The Netherlands' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 ('000) 51
Table: The Netherlands' Population By Age Group, 1990-2020 (% of total) 52
Table: The Netherlands' Key Population Ratios, 1990-2020 53
Table: The Netherlands' Rural And Urban Population, 1990-2020 53

Company Profiles
LyondellBasell Industries
Sabic Europe

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