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Petrochemical industry

The petrochemical industry is concerned with the production and trade of petrochemicals. It directly interfaces with the petroleum industry, especially the downstream sector. A major part is constituted by the plastics (polymer) industry.

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CompaniesEdit

The top ten global petrochemical companies based on the 2008 revenues – excludes state-owned companies:[1]

Company Country 2008 revenues $ (billion)
BASF Germany 62.30
Dow Chemical United States 57.51
ExxonMobil Chemical US 55
LyondellBasell Industries Netherlands 51
INEOS UK 47
SABIC Saudi Arabia 37.66
Formosa Plastics Corporation Taiwan 31.5
Sumitomo Chemical Japan 16.65
DuPont US 31.83
Chevron Phillips US 13

Countries and sitesEdit

TechnologyEdit

ConferencesEdit

AssociationsEdit

AwardsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World's 10 largest petrochemicals companies - ArabianOilandGas.com".
  2. ^ "Conferences & Exhibitions". www2.afpm.org.
  3. ^ "Petrochemical Heritage Award". Science History Institute. Retrieved 24 March 2018.