GCC Petrochemicals

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GCC petrochemicals companies are amongst the lowest cost manufacturers in the world owing to cheap feedstock and energy costs. Given their strategic l.....


GCC petrochemicals companies are amongst the lowest cost manufacturers in the world owing to cheap feedstock and energy costs. Given their strategic location and development as a major transportation hub, GCC petrochemicals producers enjoy a huge competitive advantage over others. 
Over the next few years, GCC countries will strive hard to prove their dominance in the petrochemical sector in an effort to diversify their economies away from Oil & Gas revenues. Development of large scale petrochemical complexes will serve the dual purpose of diversification as well as employment generation. 
In this report we provide several metrics for GCC petrochemicals industry which includes historical trend and forecast of the GCC petrochemicals capacity, price movement of key petrochemical commodities, details of top ethylene producing countries and top global ethylene producers and value of GCC petrochemicals projects at different stages. The country profile sections for each GCC country apart from giving an overview of petrochemical industry also provides details of major petrochemical projects under execution for that country. The company profile section gives rich details of some major GCC petrochemicals companies in terms of stock performance, major shareholders, recent developments & updates, production capacities and important financial & risk metrics.


  1. Executive Summary
  2. Introduction
  3. GCC Petrochemical Industry - Key Differentiating Factors
  4. Key Challenges
  5. Petrochemical Products 
  6. Expansion Plans
  7. The Way Forward 
    • Saudi Arabia
    • Qatar 
    • UAE 
    • Kuwait 
    • Oman 
    • Bahrain 
    • Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) 
    • Industries Qatar (IQ) 
    • Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Company (SAFCO) 
    • Boubyan Petrochemical Company 
    • Yanbu Petrochemical Company (YANSAB) 
Appendix 1: Petrochemical Industry Process cycle 
Appendix 2: Glossary 
Appendix 3: GCC Petrochemical Companies - Snapshot 
Appendix 4: GCC Petrochemical Companies - Stock Performance – Annualized Returns 
Appendix 5: Saudi Arabian Petrochemical Companies 
Appendix 6: Qatar Petrochemical Companies 
Appendix 7: UAE Petrochemical Companies 
Appendix 8: Kuwait Petrochemical Companies 
Appendix 9: Oman Petrochemical Companies 
Appendix 10: Bahrain Petrochemical Companies 

Tables & Charts

1 GCC Petrochemicals Output (MTPA )
2 GCC Petrochemical Milestones
3 GCC Petrochemicals & Chemicals Output - 2011
4 Typical Regional Feedstocks
5 Top Ethylene Producing Countries (‘000 tonnes capacity)
6 Top 10 Global Ethylene Producers
7 GCC Petrochemicals & Chemicals Output (MTPA)
8 Saudi Arabia - Petrochemical Projects Currently Under Execution
9 Prominent Petrochemical Companies Operating in Qatar
10 Qatar - Petrochemical Projects Currently Under Execution
11 UAE - Petrochemical Projects Currently Under Execution
12 Oman - Petrochemical Projects Currently Under Execution

1 Ethylene Capacities by Region (2009 Estimate)
2 Global Chemicals Cost Curve (Ethylene)
3 Price movement of Crude, Natural Gas & Naphtha - Rebased
4 Prices of Key Petrochemical Commodities
5 Manufacturing PMIs
6 GDP Growth Rates
7 GCC Petrochemicals - Value of Investments & Stage - (US$ mn)
8 GDP level China
9 Total Production by Business Unit ‘000 metric tons
10 FY12 Operating Segment Results



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