Bridging the Gap: From Refining to Petrochemicals

July 06, 2019 | Research Report

The interest in crude-to-chemicals has rapidly grown in recent years with multiple integrated oil companies moving further into the downstream value chain amid the energy transition. This report offers a landscape for the process, answering three questions: The various technologies C2C comprises of, the chemicals that can be produced in the refinery, and the potential repercussions it holds for the future energy system. Note: Lux analysts have reviewed this content in the last six months and deemed it still current and relevant. We will continue to periodically review content for recency and relevance, and will either archive or refresh this content as the situation requires. Please reach out to your Customer Success Manager if you have any further questions.


  • Chemicals
  • Government & Non-Profit
  • Industrials
  • Oil and Gas
  • Utilities

Table of Contents

  • Title page
  • Executive Summary
  • The Lure of Petrochemicals
  • Overview of Crude to Chemicals (C2C) Processes
  • The Ripple-effects of C2C

Lead Analyst

Harshit Sharma

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