Petrochemical industry

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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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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 USA 55
LyondellBasell Industries Netherlands 51
INEOS UK 47
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation Saudi Arabia 37.66
Formosa Plastics Corporation Taiwan 31.5
Sumitomo Chemical Japan 16.65
DuPont USA 31.83
Chevron Phillips USA 13

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