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Nov 2021
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Polymers and Plastics
Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Biorenewable Insights: Biobased Polycarbonates (2021 Program)

This report provides techno-economic analysis on various routes to produce biobased polycarbonates, including the use of biobased BPA alternatives (e.g. isosorbide, diphenolic acid, etc.), bio-phenol/bio-acetone from renewable feedstocks, bio-DMC/bio-DPC, and the copolymerization of biobased epoxides with carbon dioxide.
Nov 2021
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Specialty Chemicals and Advanced Materials
Oil, Gas and Refined Products
Polymers and Plastics

Polyalphaolefins – Changing Market Landscape for Synthetic Lubricants

This Special Report provides a detailed assessment of key end-use sector trends and the global market outlook for polyalphaolefins (PAOs).  Regional PAO supply, demand, and net trade analyses are provided for 2010-2040.  Price forecasts for low- and high-viscosity PAOs in major regional markets also are presented, based on crude oil price scenarios and the PAO profitability outlook.  In addition, delivered cost competitiveness is evaluated for major producing regions when serving key target markets.
Coming soon
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Polymers and Plastics

Executive Sustainability Reports - Impact of a Carbon Tax on Plastics Manufacturing Competitiveness

NexantECA is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of Executive Leadership reports focused on sustainability.  These reports will help Executives navigate the evolving dynamics and implications of a sustainable focused future within the chemical industry, as well as provide assessment of recent industry announcements. NexantECA will share our opinions and give an independent review of technology assumptions.Our first report is the "Impact of a Carbon Tax on Plastics Manufacturing Competitiveness". 
Nov 2020
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C1 Chemicals and Fertilizers
Renewable Chemicals and Energy

Impact of Sustainability on the Fertilizer Sector

This report will identify and evaluate practical technologies, processes, and products that can help fertilizer producers, distributors, and users meet sustainability goals and mandates.  It will provide a road map to satisfy sustainability pressures on the fertilizer sector.  Companies that have the right products and practices to succeed in an environment that features digital farming, regenerative agriculture, etc. will be identified.  In addition, the report will describe the sustainability issues that are driving change in the competitive landscape of the fertilizer sector.  
Mar 2020
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Polymers and Plastics

Plastics Recycling: Impact on the Polymers Industry in Asia Pacific – Volume I: China, Japan and Australia

This report examines the impact of the recycling of plastics on virgin plastics demand in Asia Pacific, with a focus on China, Japan and Australia. It also provides insight into the recycling value chain, including an analysis of the industry structure, key players and acquisitions. An overview of the recycling initiatives and players in South East Asia is also included.
Dec 2018
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Oil, Gas and Refined Products

Vehicle Electrification: Impact on the Refining Sector

The emergence and rapid growth of electrically-powered road vehicles has become a key issue for consideration when assessing the outlook for refined products demand.  At this early stage of development, forecasts of the extent to which electric vehicles will play a role in future transport fleets vary widely, thanks to a complex set of interdependent market drivers, each of which is subject to considerable uncertainty.  Based on these varying drivers, this report will provide a range of scenarios for EV fleet growth, and assess their potential impact on the consumption of gasoline and diesel.
Dec 2018
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Polymers and Plastics

Plastics Recycling: Impact on the Polymers Industry in Western Europe and the United States

This report analyzes the impact of the recycling of plastics on virgin plastics demand in Western Europe and the United States  It will also provide insight into the recycling value chain, including an overview of the industry structure, key players and acquisitions. Recent changes in legislation, including China, are also highlighted in the report.