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Refining Industry To 2017 - Asia-Pacific, Middle East And Africa To Emerge As Key Regions For Infrastructure Investments For Capacity Additions

8.1 South and Central America Refining Industry, Market Overview 113

8.1.1 Growth of Refining Industry in South and Central America, 2000–2017 114

8.1.2 South and Central America Refinery Throughput and Utilization Rates, 2000–2010 116

8.1.3 Key Upcoming Refineries in South and Central America, 2012–2017 117

8.1.4 South and Central America Refining industry – Competitive Overview 118

8.2 South and Central America Refining Industry, Key Trends and Challenges 120

8.2.1 South and Central America's Refining Industry Will Witness a Limited Growth Rate till 2017 120

8.2.2 National Oil Companies (NOCs) Will Lead the Refining Industry Growth 120

8.2.3 Huge Capex is Required to Build Complex Refineries 120

8.3 South and Central America Refining Industry, Geographic Analysis 121

8.3.1 Brazil 121

8.3.2 Mexico 125

8.3.3 Venezuela 127

9 Appendix 131

9.1 Market Definition 131

9.2 Abbreviations 131

9.3 References 132

9.4 Methodology 132

9.4.1 Coverage 132

9.4.2 Secondary Research 132

9.4.3 Primary Research 133

9.4.4 Expert Panel Validation 133

9.5 Contact Us 133

9.6 Disclaimer 133


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1.1 List of Tables

Table 1: Refining Industry, Global, Number of Active Refineries by Country, 2011 13

Table 2: Refining Industry, Global, Number of Active Refineries by Type, 2011 14

Table 3: Refining Industry, Global, Type of Active Refineries by Region, 2011 15

Table 4: Refining Industry, Global, Refining Capacity (MMtpa), 2000–2017 16

Table 5: Refining Industry, Global, Refining Capacity and Petroleum Products Demand (MMtpa), 2000-2011 18

Table 6: Refining Industry, Global, Refining Capacity Share Percentage by Company, %, 2011 19

Table 7: Refining Industry, Middle East and Africa, Planned Capacity Additions (MMtpa), 2012–2017 21

Table 8: Refining Industry, US Gulf Coast, Quarterly Gross Refining Margins ($/Barrel), 2009 – Q1 2012 25

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