EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Feb, 2015 |    No of Pages: 23 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE) is a single operator of fully integrated petrochemical complex. The company manages the production of ethylene, polyethylene, ethylene glycol, polypropylene, styrene monomer, paraxylene, heavy aromatics and benzene. EQUATE was established as a joint venture between The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). EQUATE is the single operator of three new petrochemical companies including, The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC), The Kuwait Styrene Company (TKSC), and Kuwait Paraxylene Production Company (KPPC). The company's manufacturing facilities has a net production capacity of 5 Million Tons Per Annum (MMTPA). Its products are marketed throughout Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. The company has marketing and sales offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Beijing. EQUATE is headquartered at Safat, Kuwait.

EQUATE Petrochemicals Company Key Recent Developments

Jan 04, 2015: EQUATE Successfully Completes Turnaround & 1st Phase Of Polyethylene Debottlenecking
Nov 18, 2013: Husain: Gulf petrochemical and chemical capacities to exceed 150 million tons in 2015
Apr 28, 2013: Equate Petrochemical's Local Sales Increase To US$45 Million In 2012
Feb 07, 2013: Equate Petrochemical Reports 2012 Results

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Key Facts 4
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Key Employees 5
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Key Employee Biographies 6
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Major Products and Services 7
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - History 8
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Company Statement 9
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 10
Head Office 10
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 10
Section 2 – Company Analysis 11
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Business Description 11
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Corporate Strategy 12
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - SWOT Analysis 13
SWOT Analysis - Overview 13
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Strengths 13
Strength - Focus on Health Safety Quality and Environment(HSQ 13
Strength - Strong Product Portfolio 13
Strength - Wide Marketing Network 13
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Weaknesses 15
Weakness - Operational Shutdown 15
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Opportunities 16
Opportunity - Rising Demand in Asia 16
Opportunity - Strategic Cooperation Agreement 16
Opportunity - Strong Parental Backing 16
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Threats 17
Threat - Economical and Political Risks 17
Threat - Intense Competition 17
Threat - Declining Oil Prices 17
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments 19
Jan 04, 2015: EQUATE Successfully Completes Turnaround & 1st Phase Of Polyethylene Debottlenecking 19
Oct 02, 2014: EQUATE inaugurates world’s 1st petrochemical plant at KidZania 1st petrochemical company at KidZania Kuwait & globally 20
Mar 03, 2014: EQUATE’s 2013 net profit exceed USD 1.2 billion 21
Section 4 – Appendix 22
Methodology 22
About GlobalData 22
Contact Us 22
Disclaimer 22

List of Tables

EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, Key Facts 4
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, Key Employees 5
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, Key Employee Biographies 6
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, Major Products and Services 7
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, History 8
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, Other Locations 10
EQUATE Petrochemicals Company, Key Competitors 18
Units 22

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