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Jun 2022
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Polymers and Plastics

Emerging Technologies to Recycle Plastic Waste (2022 Program)

This report examines advanced recycling processes for recycling polyolefins, polystyrene, and polyethylene terephthalate. Profiles of the main companies that offer solvent purification, decomposition, and enzymatic hydrolysis processes are included.  Cost estimates are presented to produce recycled PP, recycled PS, and recycled PET pellets from waste material, at USGC, Western Europe, China, and Japan locations. Global and regional PET, PE, PP, and PS/EPS market outlooks that could be targeted by mechanical and/or emerging recycling technologies are also provided.
May 2022
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Conventional Carbohydrate Feedstocks (2022 Program)

This report examines the various options for carbohydrate feedstocks. Technology analysis includes crop production and sugar production from carbohydrate crops. Economic Analysis includes cost of production models for sugars (4 corn dextrose models, 3 sugar beet sucrose models, and 4 sugarcane sucrose models in each region as regionally relevant) and crops in the US (2 corn models, sugarbeet, sugarcane), Western Europe (wheat, corn, sugarbeet), Brazil (2 corn models, 2 sugarcane models), Asia (2 corn models in China, and Sugarcane in India). A regional supply analysis is also included. Expected contract pricing for sugars and utilizable intermediates (e.g., thick juice) is also provided.
Mar 2022
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Polymers and Plastics
Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Natural Oil Feedstocks (2022 Program)

This report investigates oleaginous biofeedstocks for renewable chemicals and fuels. Descriptions of major oilseeds and crushing technologies to produce oils, as well as developmental natural oil sources are described. Regional cost of production models for oilseeds and crushing to produce oils are also included, as well as regional and country level production data.
Dec 2021
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Petrochemicals

Advances in Propane Dehydrogenation (2021 Program)

Propane dehydrogenation capacity continues to grow at much higher rates than traditional propylene production routes. This report covers major technology licensors and their latest PDH process offerings and includes production economics prepared on a USGC, Western Europe, Middle East, and China basis. Global and regional propylene supply and demand are provided.
Dec 2021
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as a Sustainable Feedstock (2021 Program)

This report analyzes developments in municipal solid waste (MSW) technologies. Waste conversion technologies such as gasification, pyrolysis, mass burn incineration, anaerobic digestion, or aerobic composting are analyzed as alternatives to landfilling. The report provides economics of various disposal configurations in the US, China, Brazil, and Western Europe under a consistent 2021 price scenario. Regional industry analyses of waste generation and composition in the US, Europe, and Asia Pacific regions are also offered.
Nov 2021
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Cellulosic Feedstocks (2021 Program)

This report provides an analysis of cellulosic biofeedstocks and the costs of producing them.  A capacity analysis including regional and feedstock specific potentials for production are included. Impacts on the conventional industries includes comparisons to the scale of petroleum based energy and chemicals, costs, and carbon intensity.
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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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.
Nov 2020
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Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Biocoal and BioCrude (2020 Program)

This report analyzes the various technical and commercial developments regarding biocoal and biocrude to supplement conventional fossil sources. Analyses included technical and economic, as well as potential for impacts on the conventional industry.
Nov 2019
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Oil, Gas and Refined Products
Petrochemicals
C1 Chemicals and Fertilizers

Market Insights: Natural Gas as a C1 Chemical Feedstock - 2019

Market Insights: Natural Gas as a C1 Chemical Feedstock - 2019 considers the availability, now and in the future, of natural gas as a C1 chemicals feedstock both for the key existing markets and potential future markets.  Gas prices are projected through to 2040 based on the global gas outlook and the current and prospective pricing is then used to consider the comparative economics for the key chemicals  (methanol, ammonia and urea) for the different country markets.

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