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

Companies

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 US 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

Further information: Category:Petrochemical companies, China Petrochemical Corporation, National Petrochemical Company, and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company

Countries and sites

Technology

Further information: Instrumentation in petrochemical industries

Conferences

Associations

Awards

See also

References

  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.