2013-12-04 11:40:14 - By Type (1-Butene, 1-Hexene, 1-Octene, 1-Decene, 1-Dodecene 1-Tetradecene, C16-18, C20), & Applications (Lldpe, Hdpe, Detergent Alcohols, Synthetic Lubricants, Polybutene-1, Aos & Others)
The alpha olefin market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.2% over the next five years and reach 4.6 million metric tons by 2018. North America will continue to dominate the market demand due to bulk of investments and expansion plans of alpha olefins such as 1-hexene and 1-octene in this region.
The alpha olefin market is extremely competitive. In terms of the global market, the industry comprises of many several market participants with a few market leaders globally. In this global market, there are established players such as Shell Chemical Limited (U.K.), Chevron Philips Chemical Co. (U.S.), Ineos Oligomers (U.S.), Sasol (South Africa), and Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Russia). These top players have a significant controlling share in
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This report studies and forecasts the alpha olefin market till 2018. The market is further segmented and forecasted for major geographic regions such as: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of the World. Market estimations have been provided in terms of consumption volume (tons) and market revenue (USD). The global as well as regional markets have been segmented by applications such as LLDPE, HDPE, detergent alcohols, synthetic lubricants, and others.
The market has also been segmented on the basis of alpha olefins product types where major product types such as 1-butene, 1-hexene, and 1-octene, and so on till C20+. Each type has been discussed with respect to applications and geography.
We have used various secondary sources such as Company's Annual Reports, Organizational Websites, and Databases to identify and collect information useful for this extensive commercial study of alpha olefins. The primary sources - selected experts from related industries and selected suppliers have been interviewed to obtain and verify critical information as well as to assess the future prospects of alpha olefins.
We have also profiled leading players of this industry with their recent developments and other strategic industry activities. Key participants in the global alpha olefin market include Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (U.S.), Evonik Industries AG (Germany), ExxonMobil Chemical Company (U.S.), Godrej Industries Ltd. (India), Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. (Japan), Ineos Oligomer (U.S.), Linde AG (Germany), Mitsubishi Chemical (Japan), Nizhnekamskneftekhim (Russia), Qatar Chemical (Qatar), Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Saudi Arabia), Sasol (South Africa), and Shell Chemical Limited (U.K.)
Scope of the report: This research report categorizes the global market for alpha olefins on the basis of applications, product type, and geography; forecasting volumes and revenues and analyzing trends in each of the submarkets.
On the basis of applications: The alpha olefin market is segmented on the basis of applications as LLDPE, HDPE, detergent alcohols, and synthetic lubricants. Each application is further described in detail in the report with volumes and revenues forecasted for each application.
On the basis of product type: C4 (1-butene), C6 (1-hexene), C8 (1-octene), C10 (1-decene), C12 (1-dodecene), C14 (1-tetradecene), C16-C18, and C20+
On the basis of geography: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and ROW
Partial Table of Contents:
1.1 KEY TAKE-AWAYS
1.2 REPORT DESCRIPTION
1.3 MARKETS COVERED
1.5 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
1.5.1 MARKET SIZE
1.5.2 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM SECONDARY SOURCES
1.5.3 MAJOR SECONDARY SOURCES USED
1.5.4 KEY DATA POINTS TAKEN FROM PRIMARY SOURCES
1.5.5 ASSUMPTIONS MADE FOR THIS REPORT
2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
3 PREMIUM INSIGHTS
3.1 MARKET SEGMENTATION
3.2 THE MARKET SCENARIO OF ALPHA OLEFINS, BY GEOGRAPHY
3.3 DVELEOPING NATIONS TO EXIHIBIT HIGH GROWTH IN THE NEXT FIVE YEARS
3.4 EXPANSION-THE MOST PREFERRED STRATEGY
4 MARKET OVERVIEW
4.1.1 ALPHA OLEFIN PRODUCTION CAPACITY (2012)
4.2 VALUE CHAIN
4.3 MARKET DYNAMICS
126.96.36.199 Growth in End-User Industries
188.8.131.52.1 Polyethylene Industry
184.108.40.206.2 Increasing demand for PAO based synthetic lubricants
220.127.116.11 Easy Availability of Raw Materials in North America
18.104.22.168 Current Economic Condition of Europe
22.214.171.124 Bio-Based Alpha Olefins
4.4 WINNING IMPERATIVE
4.5 RAW MATERIAL ANALYSIS
4.6 PORTER'S FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS
4.6.1 SUPPLIERS' POWER
4.6.2 BUYERS' POWER
4.6.3 THREAT OF NEW ENTRANTS
4.6.4 THREAT OF SUBSTITUTES
4.6.5 DEGREE OF COMPETITION
4.7 MARKET SHARE ANALYSIS
5 ALPHA OLEFIN MARKET, BY TYPE
126.96.36.199 1-Butene Capacities, by Company
188.8.131.52.1 Polyethylene Co-monomers capture the maximum share
184.108.40.206.2 North America captures the maximum share for C4 demand
5.1.2 1-HEXENE (C6)
220.127.116.11 1-Hexene Production Capacities, by Company
18.104.22.168.1 LLDPE continues to capture the maximum share of 1-hexene
22.214.171.124 1-Octene Production Capacities, by Company
126.96.36.199.1 LLDPE-the dominating application
188.8.131.52.2 Asia-Pacific will experience high growth in the next five years
184.108.40.206 About 85% of 1-Decene is Used to Make Synthetic Lubricants
220.127.116.11 Europe Leads the Market for Synthetic Lubricants
5.1.5 1- DODECENE
18.104.22.168 Slow Growth of Detergents Alcohols
22.214.171.124 High Growth of C12 in Asia-Pacific
126.96.36.199 High Growth for 1-Tetradecene in Asia-Pacific
5.1.7 1-HEXADECENE & 1-OCTADECENE
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