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Ethylene Glycols

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary6
Summary7
Monoethylene glycol (MEG) 11
World capacity11
Producing companies 15
Salient statistics 16
Consumption17
Price20
Trade21
Diethylene glycol (DEG)23
World capacity23
Salient statistics24
Consumption25
Trade27
Triethylene glycol (TEG)29
Introduction34
Manufacturing processes35
From ethylene oxide35
Shell OMEGA technology36
Dow METEOR technology36
From coal37
Oxalation38
Hydrogenation38
From renewable resources38
Bio-based ethanol-to-ethylene38
Other bio-based sources39
Environmental issues40
Carbon emissions and water consumption40
Wastewater41
Solid waste41
Supply and demand by region42
North America42
Overview42
Salient statistics42
Consumption44
Trade45
United States45
Producing companies45
Salient statistics49
Monoethylene glycol49
Diethylene and triethylene glycols49
Consumption51
Monoethylene glycol51
Diethylene and triethylene glycols52
Trade53
Monoethylene glycol53
Diethylene and triethylene glycols53
Canada54
Producing companies54
Salient statistics55
Monoethylene glycol55
Diethylene and triethylene glycols56
Consumption57
Trade58
Mexico59
Producing companies59
Salient statistics60
Monoethylene glycol60
Diethylene and triethylene glycols60
Consumption61
Trade62
South America63
Producing companies63
Salient statistics64
Monoethylene glycol64
Diethylene and triethylene glycols65
Consumption66
Trade67
Western Europe67
Producing companies67
Salient statistics69
Monoethylene glycol69
Diethylene and triethylene glycols70
Consumption72
Monoethylene glycol72
Diethylene and triethylene glycols73
Trade73
Central Europe74
Producing companies74
Salient statistics75
Monoethylene glycol75
Diethylene and triethylene glycols76
Consumption77
Trade78
CIS and Baltic States79
Producing companies79
Salient statistics80
Monoethylene glycol80
Diethylene and triethylene glycols81
Consumption82
Trade83
Middle East and Africa83
Producing companies83
Salient statistics 86
Monoethylene glycol 86
Diethylene and triethylene glycols 87
Consumption 89
Trade 89
Indian Subcontinent 90
Producing companies 90
Salient statistics 92
Monoethylene glycol 92
Diethylene and triethylene glycols 93
Consumption 94
Trade 95
Northeast Asia 96
Overview 96
Salient statistics 96
Consumption 99
Trade 100
China 100
Producing companies 100
Salient statistics 106
Monoethylene glycol 106
Diethylene and triethylene glycols 107
Consumption 108
Monoethylene glycol 108
Diethylene and triethylene glycols 110
Trade 111
Japan 112
Producing companies 112
Salient statistics 114
Monoethylene glycol 114
Diethylene and triethylene glycols 115
Consumption 116
Trade 117
South Korea 118
Producing companies 118
Salient statistics 119
Monoethylene glycol 119
Diethylene and triethylene glycols 120
Consumption 121
Trade 122
Taiwan 123
Producing companies 123
Salient statistics 124
Consumption 126
Trade 127
Southeast Asia 128
Producing companies 128
Salient statistics 130
Consumption 132
Trade 134
Bibliography 135
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