Global Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market Study Report 2014-2025

Executive Summary:-

 Linear Alpha Olefins (LAOs) are straight-chain hydrocarbons. They are characterized by a double bond in the terminal or alpha position. The production of linear alpha-olefins (LAOs) yields an entire range of even-numbered carbon chain-length LAOs varying from four carbons (butene-1) to more than thirty carbons (expressed as C30+).

The industrially important alpha-olefins are

  • Butene-1,
  • Hexene-1,
  • Octene-1
  • Higher LAOs (decene-1, dodecene-1, tetradecene-1, hexadecane-1, octadecene-1 and higher blends of C20-C24, C24-C30, and C20-C30 ranges).

The biggest outlet for LAOs are their use as comonomers for polyethylene production while other important end-uses include lubricants, plasticizers, oil-field & fine chemicals, detergent intermediates, lubricants, polybutene-1, pulp & paper and additives amongst others. Higher LAOs are not used as polyethylene comonomers. The major uses of higher LAOs are lubricants, detergent, oil filed chemicals and many other miscellaneous applications.

In the long term forecast till 2025, the demand for higher LAOs is likely to grow at CAGR of 3.2% with oilfield chemicals & detergent accounting for a combined share of 60%. All other applications are likely to maintain a similar share as witnessed in history, till the end of the forecast period. Prismane Consulting s LAOs integrated market model has tracked all LAOs with their production, demand-supply, and process-technologies for all full range and on-purpose capacities.

This market study describes the Higher Linear Alpha Olefins global market, with focus on major countries and their subsequent demand for different applications. The study covers demand analysis for regions like North America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Central & South America, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa and major countries like the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Spain, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Indonesia, Brazil, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. The market is segmented mainly according to the application in synthesis of Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oilfield Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates and others.

 Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market data in term of volume and value for each application at regional and country level will be provided.

  • Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market analysis for demand at regional and country level
  • Business opportunity assessment
  • Macro-economic factors like GDP, population and world economic integration
  • Strategic issues and recommendations
  • Target markets

Key Questions Answered

The report provides answers to the following key questions:

  • How big is the Higher Linear Alpha Olefins market?
  • How is the market evolving by demand, segment and region?
  • What will the market size be in 2025 and at what rate will it grow?
  • What trends, challenges and barriers are influencing its growth?
  • Historical and future price trends for Higher Linear Alpha Olefins.

Companies Covered

  • Shell Chemicals
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Ineos Corporation
  • Idemitsu Kosan Company Ltd.
  • Other manufacturers

1. INTRODUCTION

  • 1.1. Introduction to Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market
    • Product Description
    • Materials, Grades & Properties
    • Industry Structure
    • Value Chain
    • Market Dynamics
    • Drivers
    • Restraints
    • Opportunities
    • Challenges

Note: In this section Prismane Consulting highlights and presents its views on Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities and Challenges.

2. STUDY COVERAGE & RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

  • 2.1. Study Coverage
    • 2.1.1. Regions covered
      • North America
        • U.S., Canada, Mexico
      • Western Europe
        • Germany, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Rest of Western Europe
      • Central & Eastern Europe
        • Russia, Czech Republic, Poland, Turkey, Rest of Central & Eastern Europe
      • Asia-Pacific
        • China, Japan, India, South Korea, Rest of Asia-Pacific
      • Central & South America
        • Brazil, Rest of Central & South America
      • Middle East & Africa
        • Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Iran, Rest of Middle East & Africa
    • 2.1.2. Applications Covered
      • Lubricants
      • Fine Chemicals
      • Surfactants & Detergents
      • Polybutene
      • Oil Field Chemicals
      • Additives
      • Alkylates
      • Others
  • 2.2. Research Methodology
    • Approach
    • Assumptions
    • Years Considered
      • Historic : 2014-2016
      • Current : 2017
      • Forecast : 2018-2025
  • 2.3. Data Sources

3. MANUFACTURING PROCESS & TECHNOLOGY

  • Raw Material / Feedstock Consideration
  • Process descriptions

4. PLANTS AND PROJECTS ANALYSIS (2014-2025)

  • 4.1. Producing Companies, Capacity, By Region/ Country
    • North America
    • Western Europe
    • Central & Eastern Europe
    • Asia-Pacific
    • Central & South America
    • Middle East & Africa

Note: This section includes the key market players along with their historic Higher Linear Alpha Olefins manufacturing capacities in different countries and locations. New projects and speculative capacities are included at a country level.

5. DEMAND-SUPPLY ANALYSIS (HISTORICAL AND FORECAST)

  • 5.1. Global Demand Analysis (2014-2025)
    • Production Capacity
      • Production
      • Net Exports
      • Demand
    • Global Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market, By Application (Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oil Field Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates, and others) in Kilo tons
    • Global Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market, By Application (Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oil Field Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates, and others) in USD Million
  • 5.2. Demand-Supply Analysis-By Region/Country (2014-2025)
    • 5.2.1. North America
      • Production Capacity
        • Production
        • Net Exports
        • Demand
        • North America Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market, By Application (Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oil Field Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates, and others) in Kilo tons
        • North America Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market, By Application (Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oil Field Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates, and others) in USD Million
          • U.S.
            • Production Capacity
              • Production
              • Net Exports
              • Demand
          • U.S. Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market, By Application (Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oil Field Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates, and others) in Kilo tons
          • U.S. Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market, By Application (Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oil Field Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates, and others) in USD Million

Note: Similar analysis has been provided for all key countries.

  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • 5.2.2. Western Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • United Kingdom
    • Spain
    • Rest of Western Europe
  • 5.2.3. Central & Eastern Europe
    • Russia
    • Czech Republic
    • Poland
    • Turkey
    • Rest of Central & Eastern Europe
  • 5.2.4. Asia-Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • South Korea
    • Rest of Asia-Pacific
  • 5.2.5. Central & South America
    • Brazil
    • Rest of Central & South America
  • 5.2.6. Middle East & Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa
    • Iran
    • Rest of Middle East & Africa

6. SUPPLIER PROFILE

  • 6.1. Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Manufacturer Profiles/ Analysis
    • Shell Chemicals
    • Chevron Phillips Chemical
    • The Dow Chemical Company
    • Ineos Corporation
    • Idemitsu Kosan Company Ltd.
    • Other manufacturers

Note: This section includes company information, company financials, manufacturing bases, and operating regions. Company financials have been mentioned only for those companies where financials were available in SEC Filings, annual reports or company websites. All the reported financials in this report are in U.S. Dollars. Financials reported in other currencies have been converted using average currency conversion rates.

7. MARKET OVERVIEW

  • 7.1. Market Study Summary

Note: Prismane Consulting s major findings are summarized in this section

8. MACRO-ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

  • 8.1. World integration
  • 8.2. Population

9. CONCLUSION & PRISMANE CONSULTING S STRATEGIC RECOMMENDATIONS

  • 9.1. Conclusion
  • 9.2. Prismane Consulting s Strategic Recommendations
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Strategic Partnerships / Alliances / Joint Venture and a Systems Approach to Selling
    • Global Presence and China
    • Trade Names/Advertising
    • Internet presence
    • Other Factors

This market study describes the Higher Linear Alpha Olefins global market, with focus on major countries and their subsequent demand for different applications. The study covers demand analysis for regions like North America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Central & South America, Asia-Pacific and Middle East & Africa and major countries like the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Germany, France, Italy, U.K., Spain, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Turkey, China, Japan, India, South Korea, Indonesia, Brazil, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. The market is segmented mainly according to the application in synthesis of Lubricants, Fine Chemicals, Surfactants & Detergents, Polybutene, Oilfield Chemicals, Additives, Alkylates and others.

 Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market data in term of volume and value for each application at regional and country level will be provided.

  • Higher Linear Alpha Olefins Market analysis for demand at regional and country level
  • Business opportunity assessment
  • Macro-economic factors like GDP, population and world economic integration
  • Strategic issues and recommendations
  • Target markets

Key Questions Answered

The report provides answers to the following key questions:

  • How big is the Higher Linear Alpha Olefins market?
  • How is the market evolving by demand, segment and region?
  • What will the market size be in 2025 and at what rate will it grow?
  • What trends, challenges and barriers are influencing its growth?
  • Historical and future price trends for Higher Linear Alpha Olefins.

Companies Covered

  • Shell Chemicals
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical
  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Ineos Corporation
  • Idemitsu Kosan Company Ltd.
  • Other manufacturers


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