The future of petrochemicals
Towards more sustainable plastics and fertilisers
Petrochemical products are everywhere and are integral to modern societies. They include
plastics, fertilisers, packaging, clothing, digital devices, medical equipment, detergents,
tires and many others. They are also found in many parts of the modern energy system,
including solar panels, wind turbine blades, batteries, thermal insulation for buildings,
and electric vehicle parts.
The Future of Petrochemicals takes a close look at the consequences of growing demand
for these products, and what we can do to accelerate a clean energy transition for
the petrochemical industry.
Published on October 11, 2018