World Petroleum Council Guide to Petrochemicals and Refining

World Petroleum Council Guide to Petrochemicals and Refining

  • The second in a special series of Guides produced for the World Petroleum Council (WPC) as a definitive source of reference on the most pressing matters affecting global energy markets.
  • 112 pages, softback, A5 sized
  • June 2013
  • English
Contents
The President’s Opening Remarks
Message from the Director General
WPC Vision, Mission, Values and Principles
WPC overview and map of member countries
Petrochemical historical timeline
Carbon chemistry and refining
By William Srite
Petrochemical feedstocks
Gas-to-liquids
By Mark Blacklock
Alcohols
Healthcare and cosmetics
By Georgia Lewis
Computers and electronics
By Georgia Lewis
Transport and automotive uses
By Georgia Lewis
Petrochemicals in construction
By Jess Coutts
Fertilisers
By Jess Coutts
Petrochemical usage in food
By Ju Piau Khue
Textile industry uses
By Georgia Lewis
Sports and leisure
By Georgia Lewis
Global summary
The Future of the petrochemical industry
By Peter Reineck
Glossary
Acknowledgements

The World Petroleum Council Guide to Petrochemicals and Refining can be downloaded as a PDF for free directly from the WPC’s website or viewed online via the Issuu publishing platform. The permanent link to the whole series of WPC Guides on Issuu is is.gd/wpcguides.

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