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ICIS Launches the 2015 World Petrochemical Feedstock Survey for Aromatics

LONDON, December 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

ICIS, a trusted source of market intelligence for global petrochemical markets, has published the 2015 version of the World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Aromatics. 

As the global aromatics industry continues to grow, so does demand for relevant feedstocks. Whilst feedstock production is increasing, incremental availability may struggle to keep up with demand growth, with a shifting emphasis from pyrolysis gas (pygas) to reformate. In light of these changes, it's crucial to stay abreast of both upstream and downstream developments, to make informed decisions when participating in the aromatics market.

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The World Petrochemical Feedstock Survey for Aromatics offers essential insights into primary aromatic production and feedstocks, exploring supply and demand for the key oil products interfacing the aromatics industry, naphtha and gasoline, and the main aromatics feedstocks, pygas and reformate. Supported by information from the ICIS Supply and Demand Database, along with analysis from a team of global experts, it provides a clear view of the current situation and outlook for key feedstocks and regions, including details of gasoline production by major components.

'As feedstock demand grows, diversification is becoming increasingly essential for aromatics players. Understanding the different challenges and opportunities in each region is vital, as shifting global trends are countered by unique regional dynamics. The World Petrochemical Feedstocks Survey for Aromatics provides a comprehensive review of aromatics feedstocks, and the direction of major commodities and markets,' said Stefano Zehnder, Senior Consultant Global Refining & Petrochemical Feedstocks, ICIS Consulting.

The new study from ICIS offers extensive analysis of the industry, alongside data from 2005 to 2030. Designed to help you understand market trends and developments, it covers key producing and consumer regions, as well as upstream and downstream markets. A must-read resource for industry players at every level, it provides the information you need to manage risk exposure and seize opportunities in aromatics.

The study covers:

  • Current, historical and forecast data (2005-2030)
  • Accurate information on new and planned primary aromatics capacities, with production by feedstock
  • Supply and demand data for key feedstocks, broken down by region
  • Insights into global and regional production trends
  • Analysis of upstream and downstream market developments
  • Details of gasoline production by major components

Find out more about the World Petrochemical Feedstock Survey for Aromatics at

About ICIS 

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have more than 30 years' experience in providing pricing information, news, analysis and consulting to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has employees based in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Milan, Mumbai, Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth. Some 350 of ICIS's staff are journalists engaged in reporting market prices and news, and ICIS is fully committed to upholding the highest journalistic principles of verification, corroboration and authentication. ICIS has a compliance framework that along with its methodologies and business processes adheres to the requirements of the IOSCO PRA Principles.

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Source: PR Newswire (December 9, 2015 - 3:00 AM EST)

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