North America Ethylene Industry Outlook to 2016 – Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants

GlobalData’s report, North America Ethylene Industry Outlook to 2016 – Market Size, Company Share, Price Trends, Capacity Forecasts of All Active and Planned Plants provides an in-depth coverage of North America Ethylene industry. The research presents major market trends affecting Ethylene in the region. It provides capacity growth and presents installed capacity by key feedstock, process and technology. In addition, it presents market size, demand and production forecasts, end use demand forecasts, and company shares of major Ethylene producers in the region. The research also provides price trends and trade balance data. Supply and demand scenario for key countries within the region is also included in the report. Overall, the reports present a comprehensive analysis of the specific petrochemical in the region covering all the major parameters.

Scope

Ethylene industry supply scenario in the region from 2000 to 2016 consisting of capacity growth, installed plant capacity by key feedstock, production process and technology

Supply and demand outlook in key countries in North America from 2000 to 2016

Information of all active and planned Ethylene plants in North America with capacity forecasts to 2016

Detailed information on all operating and planned projects covering details such as process, technology, key feedstock and operator and equity details

Ethylene industry market dynamics in North America from 2000 to 2016 consisting of market size, demand and production outlook, demand by end use sector, and average prices

Key countries trade balance data from 2000 to 2016 including details on imports, exports, net exports and imports as percentage of demand

Comparison of supply demand scenario in North America with other regions in the world

Company snapshots including company overview, business description and information on the current and upcoming Ethylene plants in North America

Company shares of key competitors in North America and across major countries in the region

Reasons to buy

Obtain the most up to date information available on the Ethylene industry in North America

Benefit from GlobalData’s advanced insight on the Ethylene industry in North America

Identify the macro and micro-economic trends affecting the Ethylene industry in North America

Understand the market positioning of Ethylene producers in North America

Develop market-entry and market expansion strategies

Benchmark your operations and strategies against the major companies in North America

Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 2

1.1 List of Tables 6

1.2 List of Figures 9

2 Introduction 11

2.1 GlobalData Report Guidance 11

3 North America Ethylene Industry 12

3.1 North America Ethylene Industry, Supply Scenario, 2000-2016 12

3.1.1 North America Ethylene Industry, Total Plant Capacity, 2000-2016 12

3.1.2 North America Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2011 26

3.1.3 North America Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2011 29

3.1.4 North America Ethylene Industry, Company Share, 2011 33

3.2 North America Ethylene Industry, Market Dynamics, 2000-2016 34

3.2.1 North America Ethylene Industry, Market Size, 2000-2016 34

3.2.2 North America Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production Outlook, 2000-2016 38

3.2.3 North America Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, 2011 44

3.2.4 North America Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, 2000-2016 47

4 The US Ethylene Industry 50

4.1 The US Ethylene Industry, Supply Scenario, 2000-2016 50

4.1.1 The US Ethylene Industry, Total Plant Capacity, 2000-2016 50

4.1.2 The US Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2011 61

4.1.3 The US Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2011 61

4.1.4 The US Ethylene Industry, Company Share, 2011 65

4.2 The US, Ethylene Industry, Planned Projects Details, 2012-2016 66

4.3 The US Ethylene Industry, Market Dynamics, 2000-2016 67

4.3.1 The US Ethylene Industry, Market Size, 2000-2016 67

4.3.2 The US Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production Outlook, 2000-2016 69

4.3.3 The US Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, 2011 71

4.3.4 The US Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, 2000-2016 72

4.4 The US Ethylene Industry, Trade Balance, 2000-2016 74

4.4.1 The US Ethylene Industry, Imports and Exports, 2000-2016 74

4.4.2 The US Ethylene Industry, Net Exports, 2000-2016 76

4.4.3 The US Ethylene Industry, Imports as Percentage of Demand, 2000-2016 78

5 Canada Ethylene Industry 80

5.1 Canada Ethylene Industry, Supply Scenario, 2000-2016 80

5.1.1 Canada Ethylene Industry, Total Plant Capacity, 2000-2016 80

5.1.2 Canada Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, 2011 85

5.1.3 Canada Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, 2011 87

5.1.4 Canada Ethylene Industry, Company Share, 2011 90

5.2 Canada Ethylene Industry, Market Dynamics, 2000-2016 91

5.2.1 Canada Ethylene Industry, Market Size, 2000-2016 91

5.2.2 Canada Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production Outlook, 2000-2016 93

5.2.3 Canada Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, 2011 95

5.2.4 Canada Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, 2000-2016 96

5.3 Canada Ethylene Industry, Trade Balance, 2000-2016 98

5.3.1 Canada Ethylene Industry, Imports and Exports, 2000-2016 98

5.3.2 Canada Ethylene Industry, Net Exports, 2000-2016 100

5.3.3 Canada Ethylene Industry, Imports as Percentage of Demand, 2000-2016 102

6 The Dow Chemical Company, Company Snapshot 104

6.1 The Dow Chemical Company, Company Overview 104

6.2 The Dow Chemical Company, Key Information 104

6.3 The Dow Chemical Company, Business Description 104

6.3.1 Business Overview 104

6.4 The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Market, 2011 108

6.4.1 The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World, 2011 108

6.4.2 The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Plant Capacity Share in North America, 2011 109

6.4.3 The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Capacity in North America, 2000-2016 110

6.4.4 The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Plant Details in North America, 2011 110

6.5 SWOT Analysis 111

6.5.1 Overview 111

6.5.2 The Dow Chemical Company Strengths 111

6.5.3 The Dow Chemical Company Weaknesses 114

6.5.4 The Dow Chemical Company Opportunities 114

6.5.5 The Dow Chemical Company Threats 116

7 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Company Snapshot 118

7.1 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Company Overview 118

7.2 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Key Information 118

7.3 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Business Description 118

7.3.1 Business Overview 118

7.4 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethylene Market, 2011 121

7.4.1 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethylene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World, 2011 121

7.4.2 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethylene Plant Capacity Share in North America, 2011 122

7.4.3 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethylene Capacity in North America, 2000-2016 123

7.4.4 LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethylene Plant Details in North America, 2011 123

7.5 SWOT Analysis 124

7.5.1 Overview 124

7.5.2 LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Strengths 124

7.5.3 LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Weaknesses 125

7.5.4 LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Opportunities 126

7.5.5 LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Threats 127

8 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Company Snapshot 129

8.1 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Company Overview 129

8.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Information 129

8.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Business Description 129

8.3.1 Business Overview 129

8.3.2 Chemical 130

8.3.3 Downstream 131

8.3.4 Upstream 132

8.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Market, 2011 133

8.4.1 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World, 2011 133

8.4.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Plant Capacity Share in North America, 2011 134

8.4.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Capacity in North America, 2000-2016 135

8.4.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Plant Details in North America, 2011 135

8.5 SWOT Analysis 136

8.5.1 Overview 136

8.5.2 Exxon Mobil Corporation Strengths 136

8.5.3 Exxon Mobil Corporation Weaknesses 138

8.5.4 Exxon Mobil Corporation Opportunities 139

8.5.5 Exxon Mobil Corporation Threats 141

9 Appendix 143

9.1 Definitions 143

9.1.1 Installed Plant Capacity 143

9.1.2 Key Feedstock 143

9.1.3 Process 143

9.1.4 Technology 143

9.2 Abbreviations 143

9.3 GlobalData’s Methodology 143

9.3.1 Coverage 143

9.3.2 Secondary Research 144

9.3.3 Primary Research 144

9.3.4 Expert Panel Validation 145

9.4 Contact Us 145

9.5 Disclaimer 145

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: North America, Total Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 13

Table 2: Ethylene Industry, Total Plant Capacity by Region, MMTPA, 2000-2016 14

Table 3: North America, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 15

Table 4: North America, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 (Contd.) 16

Table 5: North America, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 (Contd.) 17

Table 6: North America, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 (Contd.) 18

Table 7: North America, Active Ethylene Capacity Share by Country, %, 2011 20

Table 8: North America, Active Ethylene Plants Share by Country, %, 2011 21

Table 9: North America, Active Ethylene Plants Details, MMTPA, 2011 22

Table 10: North America, Active Ethylene Plants Details, MMTPA, 2011 (Contd.) 23

Table 11: North America, Active Ethylene Plants by Process and Technology, 2011 23

Table 12: North America, Active Ethylene Plants by Process and Technology, 2011 (Contd.) 24

Table 13: North America, Top Ethylene Plants Capacity, %, 2011 25

Table 14: North America, Top Ethylene Plants Details, 2011 25

Table 15: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2011 26

Table 16: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Steam Cracking, 2011 27

Table 17: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Steam Cracking, 2011 (Contd.) 28

Table 18: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Catalytic Pyrolysis, 2011 28

Table 19: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2011 30

Table 20: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Kellogg Brown And Root Inc. (Score) Ethylene Technology, 2011 30

Table 21: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by CB&I Lummus Ethylene Technology, 2011 31

Table 22: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Stone and Webster (The Shaw Group Inc.) Ethylene Technology, 2011 31

Table 23: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Nova Chemicals Ethylene Technology, 2011 31

Table 24: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Lyondellbasell Ethylene Technology, 2011 32

Table 25: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by BF Goodrich Ethylene Technology, 2011 32

Table 26: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Scientific Design Ethylene Technology, 2011 32

Table 27: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Company, %, 2011 33

Table 28: North America, Ethylene Industry, Demand Value, $bn, 2000-2016 36

Table 29: Ethylene Industry, Demand Value Growth by Region, $bn, 2000-2016 37

Table 30: North America, Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production, MMTPA, 2000-2016 39

Table 31: Ethylene Industry, Demand by Region, MMTPA, 2000-2016 40

Table 32: Ethylene Industry, Production by Region, MMTPA, 2000-2016 41

Table 33: North America, Ethylene Industry, Production by Country, %, 2011 42

Table 34: North America, Polycarbonate Industry, Demand by Country, %, 2011 43

Table 35: North America, Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, %, 2011 44

Table 36: Ethylene Industry, End Use by Regions, MMTPA, 2011-2016 46

Table 37: North America, Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, $/Tonne, 2000-2016 48

Table 38: Ethylene Industry, Average Price by Region, $/Tonne, 2000-2016 49

Table 39: The US, Total Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 51

Table 40: The US, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 51

Table 41: The US, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 (Contd.) 52

Table 42: The US, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 (Contd.) 53

Table 43: The US, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 (Contd.) 54

Table 44: The US, Active Ethylene Plants by State, %, 2011 56

Table 45: The US, Active Ethylene Plants Details, MMTPA, 2011 57

Table 46: The US, Active Ethylene Plants Details, MMTPA, 2011 (Contd.) 58

Table 47: The US, Active Ethylene Plants by Process and Technology, 2011 58

Table 48: The US, Active Ethylene Plants by Process and Technology, 2011 (Contd.) 59

Table 49: The US, Top Ethylene Plants Capacity, %, 2011 60

Table 50: The US, Top Ethylene Plants Details, 2011 60

Table 51: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2011 62

Table 52: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Kellogg Brown And Root Inc. (Score) Ethylene Technology, 2011 62

Table 53: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by CB&I Lummus Ethylene Technology, 2011 63

Table 54: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Stone and Webster (The Shaw Group Inc.) Ethylene Technology, 2011 63

Table 55: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Lyondellbasell Ethylene Technology, 2011 63

Table 56: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by BF Goodrich Ethylene Technology, 2011 64

Table 57: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Scientific Design Ethylene Technology, 2011 64

Table 58: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Company, %, 2011 65

Table 59: The US, Ethylene Industry, Planned Projects, 2012-2016 66

Table 60: The US, Ethylene Industry, Demand Value, $bn, 2000-2016 68

Table 61: The US, Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production, MMTPA, 2000-2016 70

Table 62: The US, Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, %, 2011 71

Table 63: The US, Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, 2000-2016 73

Table 64: The US, Ethylene Industry, Imports and Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 75

Table 65: The US, Ethylene Industry, Net Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 77

Table 66: The US, Ethylene Industry, Imports as Percentage of Demand, %, 2000-2016 79

Table 67: Canada, Total Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 81

Table 68: Canada, Ethylene Plants Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 81

Table 69: Canada, Active Ethylene Plants by State, %, 2011 82

Table 70: Canada, Active Ethylene Plants Details, MMTPA, 2011 83

Table 71: Canada, Active Ethylene Plants by Process and Technology, 2011 83

Table 72: Canada, Top Ethylene Plants Capacity, %, 2011 84

Table 73: Canada, Top Ethylene Plants Details, 2011 85

Table 74: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2011 86

Table 75: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Steam Cracking, 2011 86

Table 76: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Catalytic Pyrolysis, 2011 87

Table 77: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2011 88

Table 78: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Nova Chemicals Ethylene Technology, 2011 89

Table 79: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Stone and Webster (The Shaw Group Inc.) Ethylene Technology, 2011 89

Table 80: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Company, %, 2011 90

Table 81: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Demand Value, $bn, 2000-2016 92

Table 82: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production, MMTPA, 2000-2016 94

Table 83: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, %, 2011 95

Table 84: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, 2000-2016 97

Table 85: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Imports and Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 99

Table 86: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Net Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 101

Table 87: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Imports as Percentage of Demand, %, 2000-2016 103

Table 88: The Dow Chemical Company, Key Facts 104

Table 89: The Dow Chemical Company,Ethylene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World,%, 2011 108

Table 90: North America, The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Capacity Share, %, 2011 109

Table 91: North America, The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 110

Table 92: North America, The Dow Chemical Company Ethylene Plant Details, 2011 110

Table 93: The Dow Chemical Company, SWOT Analysis 111

Table 94: LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Key Facts 118

Table 95: LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethlbenzene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World,%, 2011 121

Table 96: North America, LyondellBasell Industries N.V.,Ethylene Capacity Share, %, 2011 122

Table 97: North America, LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 123

Table 98: North America, LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Ethylene Plant Details, 2011 123

Table 99: LyondellBasell Industries N.V., SWOT Analysis 124

Table 100: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Key Facts 129

Table 101: Exxon Mobil Corporation,Ethylene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World,%, 2011 133

Table 102: North America, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Capacity Share, %, 2010 134

Table 103: North America, Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 135

Table 104: North America, Exxon Mobil Corporation Ethylene Plant Details, 2011 135

Table 105: Exxon Mobil Corporation, SWOT Analysis 136

List of Figures

1.2 List of Figures

Figure 1: North America, Total Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 12

Figure 2: Ethylene Industry, Global Plant Capacity by Region, MMTPA, 2000-2016 14

Figure 3: North America, Active Ethylene Capacity Share by Country, %, 2011 20

Figure 4: North America, Active Ethylene Plants Share by Country, %, 2011 21

Figure 5: North America, Top Ethylene Plants Capacity, %, 2011 25

Figure 6: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2011 26

Figure 7: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2011 29

Figure 8: North America, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Company, %, 2011 33

Figure 9: North America, Ethylene Industry, Demand Value, $bn, 2000-2016 34

Figure 10: Ethylene Industry, Demand Value Growth by Region, $bn, 2000-2016 37

Figure 11: North America, Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production, MMTPA, 2000-2016 38

Figure 12: Ethylene Industry, Demand by Region, MMTPA, 2000-2016 40

Figure 13: Ethylene Industry, Production by Region, MMTPA, 2000-2016 41

Figure 14: North America, Ethylene Industry, Production by Country, %, 2011 42

Figure 15: North America, Polycarbonate Industry, Demand by Country, %, 2011 43

Figure 16: North America, Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, %, 2011 44

Figure 17: Ethylene Industry, End Use by Regions, MMTPA, 2011-2016 46

Figure 18: North America, Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, $/Tonne, 2000-2016 47

Figure 19: Ethylene Industry, Average Price by Geography, $/Tonne, 2000-2016 49

Figure 20: The US, Total Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 50

Figure 21: The US, Active Ethylene Plants by State, %, 2011 56

Figure 22: The US, Top Ethylene Plants Capacity, %, 2011 60

Figure 23: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2011 61

Figure 24: The US, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Company, %, 2011 65

Figure 25: The US, Ethylene Industry, Demand Value, $bn, 2000-2016 67

Figure 26: The US, Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production, MMTPA, 2000-2016 69

Figure 27: The US, Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, %, 2011 71

Figure 28: The US, Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, $/Tonne, 2000-2016 72

Figure 29: The US, Ethylene Industry, Imports and Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 74

Figure 30: The US, Ethylene Industry, Net Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 76

Figure 31: The US, Ethylene Industry, Imports as Percentage of Demand, %, 2000-2016 78

Figure 32: Canada, Total Ethylene Plant Capacity, MMTPA, 2000-2016 80

Figure 33: Canada, Active Ethylene Plants by State, %, 2011 82

Figure 34: Canada, Top Ethylene Plants Capacity, %, 2011 84

Figure 35: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Production Process, %, 2011 85

Figure 36: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Technology, %, 2011 87

Figure 37: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Installed Plant Capacity by Company, %, 2011 90

Figure 38: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Demand Value, $bn, 2000-2016 91

Figure 39: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Demand and Production, MMTPA, 2000-2016 93

Figure 40: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Demand by End Use Sector, %, 2011 95

Figure 41: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Price Forecasts, $/Tonne, 2000-2016 96

Figure 42: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Imports and Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 98

Figure 43: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Net Exports, MMTPA, 2000-2016 100

Figure 44: Canada, Ethylene Industry, Imports as Percentage of Demand, %, 2000-2016 102

Figure 45: The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World,%, 2011 108

Figure 46: North America, The Dow Chemical Company, Ethylene Capacity Share, %, 2011 109

Figure 47: LyondellBasell Industries N.V., Ethlbenzene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World,%, 2011 121

Figure 48: North America, LyondellBasell Industries N.V.,Ethylene Capacity Share, %, 2011 122

Figure 49: Exxon Mobil Corporation, Ethylene Capacity Split, North America and Rest of the World,%, 2011 133

Figure 50: North America, Exxon Mobil Corporation,Ethylene Capacity Share, %, 2011 134

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