The US Shale Gas revolution has altered the competitive landscape of the petrochemical industry
With 100 million metric tons of petrochemical capacity additions by 2025, there will be significant uptick in chemical trade activity and logistics considerations to move the increased production to consumers. This report details all pipelines, terminals and ports currently available worldwide for ethylene movement, identifies potential markets for ethylene exports and calculates the economics for moving ethylene from the US and the Middle East to export markets.
- What is the impact to chemical trade activity?
- What are the logistics considerations to move the increased production to consumers?
- What are preferred US domestic shipping modalities and likely international import/export ports?
- What are the drivers for US development along the bulk chemical value chain?