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Feb 2021
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Polymers and Plastics

LDPE (2021 Program)

The process technologies and production economics for low density polyethylene (LDPE) and ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) are presented. Processes from major technology developers are reviewed. Cost of production estimates have been developed for USGC, China, and Middle East locations for LDPE and EVA. Production economics for LDPE are compared with LLDPE. Demand by end-use, capacity, and supply/demand/trade data is provided on a global basis and for North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Dec 2020
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Polymers and Plastics
Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Commercial Bioplastics (2020 Program)

This report analyzes the technoeconomic developments in only commercial bioplastics technologies. Relevant commercial technologies processes and high level economics are presented. Impacts on the conventional industry, trends and drivers are also discussed.
Dec 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Electrochemical Energy Storage (2020 Program)

Large-scale electrochemical energy storage (EES) is growing in importance, with commercialized technologies, declining costs, and integration with renewable power sources (e.g., solar PV and onshore/offshore wind) thereby becoming a greater part of overall power generation mix while reducing overall carbon footprint, achieving decarbonization targets, and enhancing global sustainability.
Dec 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Bio-naphtha as a Chemical Feedstock (2020 Program)

This report analyzes the technoeconomic developments in bio-naphtha technologies. Commercial hydroprocessed esters and fatty acids (HEFA), Fischer-Tropsch (FT), and pyrolysis based processes and high level economics are presented.  Upcoming biorefining project (that include bio-naphtha units) are analyzed. Impacts on the conventional industry, trends and drivers are also discussed.
Dec 2020
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Polymers and Plastics
C1 Chemicals and Fertilizers

Caprolactam (2020 Program)

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the caprolactam industry.  In addition to conventional caprolactam production from cyclohexane and phenol, this report also includes coverage of processes using non-conventional feedstocks.The analysis provides cost of production estimates for commercial and developing technologies for caprolactam production, within the USGC, Western Europe and China regions. Market analysis and an industry overview are also included to illustrate the commercial aspect of the industry.   
Dec 2020
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Petrochemicals

Benzene/Toluene (2020 Program)

This report provides a technical review of commercial and developing technologies for reformate and benzene production.  New developments, process descriptions and economics are included.  Cost of production estimates for several reformate and benzene production processes are developed to illustrate the cost competitiveness in selected regions: USGC, China, Middle East, Southeast Asia, and South Korea.  Commercial end-use applications, along with global and regional supply, demand, and trade data is also included.   
Dec 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Renewable Power (2020 Program)

This report analyzes the technoeconomic developments in the renewable power industry. Relevant technologies processes and construction are described and their comparative economics presented and analyzed.  Impacts on the conventional power industry, trends and drivers are also discussed.
Dec 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Ethanol (2020 Program)

The purpose of this report is to analyze developments in first and next generation bioethanol technologies.  Next generation bioethanol, includes both second generation and bolt-on technologies.  The purpose of this study is to assess the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing first and next generation ethanol, and to investigate future capacity developments 
Dec 2020
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Polymers and Plastics

LLDPE (2020 Program)

The process technologies and production economics for linear low density polyethylene (LLDPE), including LLDPE/HDPE swing processes are presented.  Processes from major technology developers are reviewed.  Cost of production estimates have been developed on a USGC, China, and Middle East basis for conventional and second generation resins.  Demand by end-use, capacity, and supply/demand/trade data is provided on a global basis and for North America, Western Europe, and Asia Pacific. 
Dec 2020
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Polymers and Plastics
Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Thermoplastic Starch (2020 Program)

The purpose of this study is to analyze developments in thermoplastic starch and thermoplastic starch blends as replacements for conventional petrochemical polymers.  The report examines the technical, commercial, and economic aspects of producing thermoplastic starch and thermoplastic starch blends, and their relative costs by region against conventional polypropylene and HDPE. 

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