Azerbaijan Petrochemicals Report Q4 2016

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Date: 31-Aug-2016
No. of pages: 63

BMI View: The postponement and scaling back of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic

(SOCAR)'s Oil and Gas Processing and Petrochemical Complex (OGPC) underlines the country's struggle

to develop downstream industries that add value to its considerable energy resources. The manat's

depreciation, a collapse in oil prices and high costs of external financing due to Azerbaijan's junk credit

rating in Q116 have combined to undermine the plans. Other projects involving polymer expansion and new

fertiliser plants also look set to be delayed.

The country has been burdened with ageing plants and its downstream is vastly

underperforming. Utilisation rates for the country's refineries have averaged around 30%. SOCAR has

ambitions to significantly improve utilisation, refining increased volumes of Azeri crude domestically.

However, a key problem has been the lack of demand. More than half of Azerbaijan's refined fuels are

consumed internally and domestic consumption growth has been slow. Export markets also remain limited,

due to the low quality of Azeri fuels.

Azerbaijan Petrochemicals Report Q4 2016

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View 5
SWOT 6
Industry Forecast 8
Table: Azerbaijan Petrochemical Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2012-2020 9
Macroeconomic Forecasts 11
Economic Analysis 11
Industry Risk/Reward Index 17
Europe Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index 17
Table: European Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index (scores out of 100) 23
Azerbaijan Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index 24
Market Overview 25
Industry Trends And Developments 27
Upstream 29
Company Profile 32
State Oil Company Of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) 32
Regional Overview 35
Europe Overview 35
Global Industry Overview 46
Demographic Forecast 53
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Azerbaijan 1990-2025) 54
Table: Key Population Ratios (Azerbaijan 1990-2025) 54
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Azerbaijan 1990-2025) 55
Table: Population By Age Group (Azerbaijan 1990-2025) 55
Table: Population By Age Group % (Azerbaijan 1990-2025) 56
Glossary 58
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms 58
Methodology 59
Industry Forecast Methodology 59
Risk/Reward Index Methodology 61
Table: Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Indicators 62
Table: Weighting Of Indicators 63

List of Tables

Table: Azerbaijan Petrochemical Sector - Historical Data & Forecasts, 2012-2020
Table: European Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index (scores out of 100)
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Azerbaijan 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Azerbaijan 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Azerbaijan 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Azerbaijan 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Azerbaijan 1990-2025)
Table: Glossary Of Petrochemicals Terms
Table: Petrochemicals Risk/Reward Index Indicators
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
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