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The heart of the study is an interactive Excel cash flow model that will allow evaluation of various investment options along the ethylene value chain.
In the interactive Excel cash flow model, clients of this study will be able to make selections for the following fields. Client can choose pre-set values for:
The table below shows the feedstock/location combinations that will be available for selection in the model:
IHS Chemical will provide the data for the following fields based on extensive research by experts in several programs. Users will also be able to input their own values as desired for more customized results.
Each client to this study will receive the cash flow model in Excel.
A PowerPoint file containing the study objective, methodology, cash flow and financial basis, and key input data will also be included with this study. Key case studies will also be analyzed in this document. User support will be available to help run this model.
Cash Flow Model Output
Note: all years will be provided in the actual model deliverable (years omitted here to improve readability). Detailed breakdown of each item in the cash flow statement is also provided. For example, detailed feedstock costs calculations will be shown.
Examples of investment options the model can evaluate
Feedstock Reshuffle: "Solution for the Feedstock Reshuffle: Technology & Economic Analyzer"
The emergence of new feedstocks and technologies has significantly impacted the strategic outlook for capital investments. This study provides a cash flow model that allows the evaluation of various investment options along the ethylene value chain. This study provides an interactive Excel model that evaluates ethylene and ethylene-derivative investment opportunities in major global regions from the following feedstocks: methane, methanol, ethane, naphtha, coal and biomass. It covers the following technology options: natural gas to olefins, methane to olefins, methanol to olefins, ethane cracking, naphtha cracking, coal to olefins, coal to MEG, and biomass to ethylene, allowing user input for a number of key variables, including product/utility prices, product destination and capital costs.
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