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Petrochemical Feedstocks

Chemical Economics Handbook

Table of Contents

Section Page Number

Executive summary 11
Summary 13
Natural gas 16
Natural gas liquids (NGLs) 22
Ethane 24
Propane 28
Butane 32
Light naphtha 35
Heavy naphtha 41
Natural gasoline 47
Ethylene 52
Feedstock price 53
Industry structure and trends 56
Natural gas 56
Natural gas liquids (NGLs) 56
Naphtha 56
Introduction 57
Natural gas 57
Natural gas liquids (NGLs) 58
Ethane 58
Propane and butanes (liquefied petroleum gas [LPG]) 58
Natural gasoline 58
Naphtha 58
Light naphtha 58
Heavy naphtha 59
Natural gasoline 59
Manufacturing processes 60
Natural gas 60
Natural gas liquids (NGLs) 60
Naphtha 61
Natural gasoline 61
Environmental issues 62
Supply and demand by region 63
North America 63
Summary 63
Natural gas 65
Salient statistics 65
Production 66
Consumption 66
Trade 67
Natural gas liquids 67
Salient statistics 67
Production 68
Consumption 69
Trade 71
Light naphtha 73
Salient statistics 73
Production 74
Consumption 76
Trade 77
Heavy naphtha 78
Salient statistics 78
Production 79
Consumption 81
Trade 82
Natural gasoline 82
Salient statistics 82
Production 83
Consumption 84
Trade 85
South America 86
Summary 86
Natural gas 88
Salient statistics 88
Production 89
Consumption 90
Trade 91
Natural gas liquids 91
Salient statistics 91
Production 92
Consumption 93
Trade 96
Light naphtha 97
Salient statistics 97
Production 98
Consumption 100
Trade 101
Heavy naphtha 102
Salient statistics 102
Production 103
Consumption 105
Trade 106
Natural gasoline 106
Salient statistics 106
Production 107
Consumption 108
Trade 109
Western Europe 109
Summary 109
Natural gas 111
Salient statistics 111
Production 112
Consumption 113
Trade 114
Natural gas liquids 114
Salient statistics 114
Production 114
Consumption 115
Trade 118
Light naphtha 119
Salient statistics 119
Production 120
Consumption 121
Trade 122
Heavy naphtha 123
Salient statistics 123
Production 124
Consumption 125
Trade 126
Natural gasoline 127
Salient statistics 127
Production 127
Consumption 128
Trade 130
Central Europe 130
Summary 130
Natural gas 132
Salient statistics 132
Production 133
Consumption 134
Trade 135
Natural gas liquids 135
Salient statistics 135
Production 135
Consumption 136
Trade 139
Light naphtha 140
Salient statistics 140
Production 141
Consumption 143
Trade 144
Heavy naphtha 144
Salient statistics 144
Production 145
Consumption 147
Trade 148
Natural gasoline 149
Salient statistics 149
Production 150
Consumption 150
Trade 151
CIS and Baltic States 151
Summary 151
Natural gas 153
Salient statistics 153
Production 154
Consumption 154
Trade 155
Natural gas liquids 155
Salient statistics 155
Production 156
Consumption 157
Trade 159
Light naphtha 161
Salient statistics 161
Production 162
Consumption 164
Trade 165
Heavy naphtha 165
Salient statistics 165
Production 166
Consumption 168
Trade 169
Natural gasoline 170
Salient statistics 170
Production 171
Consumption 171
Trade 172
Middle East 174
Summary 174
Natural gas 175
Salient statistics 175
Production 176
Consumption 177
Trade 178
Natural gas liquids 178
Salient statistics 178
Production 178
Consumption 180
Trade 182
Light naphtha 183
Salient statistics 183
Production 184
Consumption 186
Trade 187
Heavy naphtha 188
Salient statistics 188
Production 189
Consumption 190
Trade 191
Natural gasoline 192
Salient statistics 192
Production 193
Consumption 193
Trade 194
Africa 195
Summary 195
Natural gas 197
Salient statistics 197
Production 198
Consumption 198
Trade 199
Natural gas liquids 199
Salient statistics 199
Production 200
Consumption 201
Trade 203
Light naphtha 204
Salient statistics 204
Production 205
Consumption 207
Trade 208
Heavy naphtha 209
Salient statistics 209
Production 210
Consumption 211
Trade 213
Natural gasoline 213
Salient statistics 213
Production 214
Consumption 215
Trade 215
Indian Subcontinent 216
Summary 216
Natural gas 218
Salient statistics 218
Production 219
Consumption 220
Trade 221
Natural gas liquids 221
Salient statistics 221
Production 221
Consumption 222
Trade 225
Light naphtha 226
Salient statistics 226
Production 226
Consumption 228
Trade 230
Heavy naphtha 230
Salient statistics 230
Production 231
Consumption 233
Trade 234
Natural gasoline 235
Salient statistics 235
Production 236
Consumption 236
Trade 237
Northeast Asia 237
Summary 237
Natural gas 239
Salient statistics 239
Production 240
Consumption 240
Trade 242
Natural gas liquids 242
Salient statistics 242
Production 242
Consumption 243
Trade 246
Light naphtha 247
Salient statistics 247
Production 247
Consumption 249
Trade 251
Heavy naphtha 252
Salient statistics 252
Production 252
Consumption 254
Trade 256
Natural gasoline 256
Salient statistics 256
Production 257
Consumption 257
Trade 258
Southeast Asia 259
Summary 259
Natural gas 261
Salient statistics 261
Production 262
Consumption 262
Trade 264
Natural gas liquids 264
Salient statistics 264
Production 264
Consumption 266
Trade 268
Light naphtha 270
Salient statistics 270
Production 270
Consumption 272
Trade 274
Heavy naphtha 274
Salient statistics 274
Production 275
Consumption 277
Trade 278
Natural gasoline 279
Salient statistics 279
Production 280
Consumption 280
Trade 282
Additional resources 283
Revisions 284
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