Biorefinery Applications: Global Markets
The global market for biorefinery applications reached $342.8 billion in 2012. This market is expected to reach $387 billion in 2013 and $700.7 billion in 2018 with a compound annual growth rate(CAGR) of 12.6%.
- A complete techno-economic and environmental analysis of industrial biorefinery applications
- Analyses of global market trends, with data from 2011, estimates for 2012, and projections of compound annual growth rates (CAGRs) through 2017
- Breakdowns of demand by applications, including industrial, safe food supply, transportation, healthcare industry, recreation, residential/housing, communication, and environment
- Coverage of all biomass fractionation and conversion technologies
- Forecasts for biomass conversion processes and equipment to produce fuels, power, and chemicals from biomass
- Identification of feedstocks, chemical products, and transportation fuels
- Evaluations of the prospects for biorefineries built on different "platforms," such as the "sugar platform," based on fermentation of sugars extracted from biomass feedstocks, versus the "syngas platform," based on thermochemical conversion processes
- Detailed patent analysis and a research-and-development update
- Comprehensive company profiles of major players in the industry.
In the new biobased economy of the 21st century, our access to rich, nonrenewable resources provides much less of a competitive advantage; however, the richness of our renewable resources puts us at the forefront of competitive potential. The world is changing, and we must adapt with it if we are to succeed in this new economy. This BCC Research Biorefinery Applications report is designed to satisfy the information required of anyone concerned with the development of agriculture, energy and fuels, including:
- Technology management and personnel.
- New business/development management and personnel.
- Merchant project investors and developers.
- Utility procurement personnel.
- Green power marketers.
- Generation asset owners looking to diversify their portfolios.
- Energy market advisors.
- New energy professionals.
- Veteran energy professionals.
- Attorneys and counsel to the energy industry.
- Managers and directors of renewable energy.
- Process engineers.
- Chemical and biochemical engineers.
- Agrochemicals producers.
- Plant operations engineers.
- Graduate engineers.
- Chemists and technicians.
- Soft commodity traders.
- Venture capital investors.
- Commodity brokers and analysts.
- Biofuel producers.
- Trade-commodity financiers.
- Fund managers.
- Biofuels technology and equipment suppliers.
- Chemical manufactures.
- Commodity inspection and surveyors.
- Commodity exchanges.
- Electricity generating companies.
- Government officials and regulators.
- Industry analysts.
- Agricultural and feedstock suppliers.
- Energy and environmental researchers.
- Vegetable oil crushers and refiners.
- Fuel marketers and distributors.
- Automobile manufacturers.
- Project developers.
- Government experts from developed and developing countries.
- Technology providers.
- Verifiers, certifiers and validators.
- Financial intermediaries (e.g., banks, insurance companies).
- Brokers and traders interested in metering.
- Persons in the sensor and monitoring markets.
- Law firms.
- Accounting and auditing firms.
- Marketing managers.
- Senior petrochemical executives.
- Oil and gas majors.
Edward Gobina is a Full U.K. Professor of Chemical and Processing Engineering with 32 years of research and teaching experience in environmental engineering, petrochemical reaction engineering, and catalysis and membrane technology. His scientific achievements are archived in more than 150 articles and spread in more than 20 granted patents, more than 30 patent applications, and more than 100 invited and guest speaker presentations, as well as contributed presentations and prestigious refereed scientific journals, newsletters, proceedings and reviews. He has been a project analyst for BCC Research since 1998 and has authored more than 22 BCC Research reports. His reports have provided the critical links in the entire chemical and energy infrastructure chain, from hydrogen to advanced oil and gas exploitation, sensors and monitoring, and LNG infrastructure. Professor Gobina is a member of the European Membrane Society (EMS), the North American Membrane Society (NAMS) and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). He is the current director of the Centre for Process Integration and Membrane Technology (CPIMT) within the School of Engineering at the Robert Gordon University in the U.K.