Kuwait Petrochemicals Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports

Kuwait Petrochemicals Report

Kuwait Petrochemicals Report - Business Monitor International - Industry Reports
Kuwait Petrochemicals Report
Published Sep 03, 2016
67 pages — Published Sep 03, 2016
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External markets are under pressure and margins are being squeezed by falling prices and rising feedstock costs. However, this will not stop the development of downstream plants, with the Al-Zour project at the greenfield ---,--- barrels per day (b/d) Al-Zour refinery now going ahead following delays, and with debottlenecking projects helping to expand capacity. ...External markets are under pressure and margins are being squeezed by falling prices and rising feedstock costs. However, this will not stop the development of downstream plants, with the Al-Zour project at the greenfield ---,--- barrels per day (b/d) Al-Zour refinery now going ahead following delays, and with debottlenecking projects helping to expand capacity. However, the alleviation of sanctions on Iran will pose a major threat to all regional producers and could still drive Kuwaiti petrochemicals margins down further. ...However, further improvements in its RRI will be held back by increased competition with Iran s petrochemicals industry. Kuwait maintains its fourth place in the index, -.- points behind Iran and -.- points ahead of Qatar.

...The planned Al-Zour refinery will provide feedstock to the Olefins III petrochemicals complex, with capacities of -.-mn tpa ethylene and around ---,---tpa propylene, feeding downstream facilities and diversifying the country s petrochemicals output. Low crude prices advantage Kuwait s petrochemicals industry, which is highly reliant on heavy cracks that yield more co-products. ...The planned Al-Zour refinery will provide feedstock to the Olefins III petrochemicals complex, with capacities of -.-mn tpa ethylene and around ---,---tpa propylene, feeding downstream facilities and diversifying the country s petrochemicals output. Low crude prices advantage Kuwait s petrochemicals industry, which is highly reliant on heavy cracks that yield more co-products. Threats Dangerous security situation in neighbouring Iraq. ...Threats Dangerous security situation in neighbouring Iraq. Increased competition from Iran, following the P-+- agreement over sanctions relief.

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