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Nigeria Petrochemicals Report 2016

  • ID: 3454188
  • November 2015
  • Region: Nigeria
  • 68 pages
  • Business Monitor International
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Nigeria remains the most significant sub-Saharan African market, in terms of size, growth and future potential. Growth in gas production is set to spur downstream petrochemicals industries, particularly fertiliser and methanol and under the Buhari administration the business environment has improved, even though the decline in oil prices and the depreciation of the naira have had a negative effect.

In 2015, Nigeria had olefins production capacities of 550,000 tonnes per annum (tpa) ethylene and 125,000tpa propylene with thermoplastic resins capacities of 240,000tpa linear low-density polyethylene
(LLDPE) and 95,000tpa polypropylene (PP). Nigeria's petrochemicals sector is characterised by low capacity utilisation, frequently disrupted plant operations and a lack of proper resources to operate and maintain facilities.

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SWOT

Political

Economic

Operational Risk

Industry Forecast

Production
Table: Nigeria's Petrochemicals Sector, 2012-2020 ('000 tpa)

Macroeconomic Forecasts
Table: Economic Activity (Nigeria 2010-2019)

Industry Risk Reward Ratings

MEA Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index
Table: MEA Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index - Q1 2016

Nigeria Risk/Reward Index

Market Overview

Business Environment
Table: Nigeria's Petrochemicals Facilities

Industry Trends And Developments

Upstream Sectors

Company Profile

Eleme Petrochemicals Company (EPCL) (Indorama)

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Regional Overview

Middle East And Africa Overview

Market Diversification Crucial To Growth

Tightening Ethane Supplies

Diversification Is The Long-Term Focus

Africa Falls Behind

Global Industry Overview

Feedstock Differentials: Respite for Europe

2016 Feedstock Outlook

Could US Gas Run out?

Market Outlook: Chinese Downturn

Long-term Outlook

Europe - Brent On Board For A Bumpy Ride

Demographic Forecast

Demographic Outlook
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Nigeria 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Nigeria 1990-2025)

Glossary
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms

Methodology

Industry Forecast Methodology

Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators

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