The global petrochemical chemical industry has never been more dynamic than it is today.  Stakeholders throughout the value chain require clear and timely analysis... and most importantly, insights into industry trends and developments that will shape strategies and decisions going forward.

For over 50 years, Nexant chemicals consulting professionals have helped clients by providing strategic advisory, commercial, technical and operations consulting services.  Our clientele ranges from major operating companies, governments, and financial institutions to regulator and development agencies and law firms.


Nexant provides clients with comprehensive data and insight in the chemical industries, key areas of expertise include:

C1 Chemicals & Fertilizers
  • Ammonia
    • Urea
    • Melamine
    • Ammonium Nitrates
      • Ammonium Nitrate (AN)
      • Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN)
      • Urea Ammonium Nitrate (UAN)
    • Phosphatic Fertilizers
      • Mono-ammonium Phosphate (MAP)
      • Di-ammonium Phosphate (DAP)
      • Single Super Phosphate (SSP)
      • Triple Super Phosphate (TSP)
      • NPK Fertilizer Compounds and Blends
  • Acids
    • Sulphuric Acid
    • Phosphoric Acid
    • Nitric Acid
  • Methanol
    • Formaldehyde
      • Amino resins
      • Phenolic resins
      • Paraformaldehyde
      • Hexamine
      • Pentaerythritol
    • Acetyls
      • Acetic Acid
      • Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM)
      • Polyvinyl Acetate (PVA)
      • Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVOH)
      • Acetic Anhydride
      • Mono-chloro acetic acid (MCAA)
      • Solvents (ethyl and butyl acetates)
    • Fuels
      • Methyl tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE)
      • Gasoline
      • Dimethyl ether (DME)
      • Biodiesel
    • Methanol to Olefins
    • Methylamines
    • Methyl methacrylate (MMA)
    • Methyl halides
Olefins
  • Ethylene
    • Polyolefins
      • High Density Polyethylene (HDPE)
      • Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE)
      • Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
      • Polypropylene (PP)
    • Vinyls
      • Chlorine
      • Caustic Soda (Sodium Hydroxide)
      • Ethylene Dichloride (EDC)
      • Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM)
      • Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)
    • Alpha-olefins
  • Propylene
    • Acrylic Acid
    • Acrylates and Super Absorbent Polymer (SAP)
    • Acrylonitrile
    • Acetone
    • Cumene
    • Phenol
    • Bisphenol-A (BPA)
    • Epichlorohydrin
    • Epoxy resins
    • Isopropanol
    • Oxo-alchohols
      • n-butanol
      • i-butanol
      • 2-Ethylhexanol (2EH)
    • Propylene Oxide
  • Butadiene and C4’s
    • Butadiene Rubber (BR)
    • Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
    • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
    • Other C4s
      • Isobutylene
      • Butene-1
      • Butene-2
      • Maleic Anhydride
      • Butanediol (BDO)
      • Gamma Butyrolactone (GBL)
      • Tetrahydrofuran (THF)
Aromatics
  • Benzene
  • Toluene
  • Mixed Xylenes
  • para-Xylene
  • ortho-xylene
    • Phthalic Anhydride
Aromatic Derivatives
  • Polyester & Intermediates
    • Ethylene Oxide (EO)
    • Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG)
    • Dimethyl Terephthalate (DMT)
    • Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA)
    • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Melt Phase
    • Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Bottle Grade
  • Styrenics
    • Styrene
    • Polystyrene - General Purpose (GPPS) and High Impact (HIPS)
    • Expandable Polystyrene (EPS)
    • Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR)
    • Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
  • Polyamides
    • Cyclohexane
    • Adipic Acid
    • Adiponitrile (ADN)
    • Hexamethylenediamine (HMDA)
    • Polyamide 6,6  (Nylon 6,6)
    • Caprolactam
    • Polyamide 6  (Nylon 6)
Intermediate and Specialty Chemicals
  • Surfactants
  • Oleochemicals
  • Engineering and Speciality Polymers
    • Polycarbonate (PC)
    • Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA)
    • Polybutylene Terephthalate (PBT)
    • Polyaryletheretherketone (PEEK)
    • Polyoxymethylene (POM)
    • Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE)
    • Polymer Compounds & Masterbatches
    • Plastics additives
    • Specialty polymers, including SAP, SMA, Cellulosic and water-soluble polymers
  • Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants & Elastomers (CASE)
    • Polyurethanes (PU)
      • Isocyanates
        • Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI)
        • Poly Methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (PMDI)
        • Toluene Diisocyanate (TDI)
        • Polyurethane Dispersions (PUD’s)
      • Polyols
    • Resins
      • Unsaturated Polyester Resins (UPR)
      • Hydrocarbon resins
      • Epoxy resins
      • Acrylic and acrylate resins
      • Silicone resins
      • Alkyd resins
    • Solvents
    • Pigments (e.g. titanium dioxide) & Fillers
    • Additives and cross-linking agents
    • Thermoplastic elastomers
    • Paints, Coatings & Inks
    • Adhesives and Sealants
  • Bio-based chemicals
  • Renewable energy products
    • Polysilicon
    • Enzymes
    • Bioethanol, Biobutanol plus derivatives
    • Lignin and derivatives
  • Speciality & Fine Chemicals
    • Fine Chemical Intermediates
      • Agchems
      • Pharma
      • Personal & Household Care
    • Electronics chemicals/ultra-high purity intermediates
    • Textile, Leather, Pulp & Paper Chems
    • Food & Feed Additives
    • Organo-metallic compounds
    • Amino acids
    • Lubricants & Additives
    • Oil Field chemicals
  • Construction chemicals
  • Water treatment chemicals
  • Inorganic intermediates
    • soda ash
    • fluorine chemicals
    • ionic liquids
    • lithium compounds
    • clays and minerals, including alumina, calcium carbonate etc.
    • Nanocomposites