Global Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) Market 2014-2018: Key Vendors are CEPSA, Jintung, PetroChina, Reliance Industries and Sasol

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Dublin, July 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Linear Alkyl Benzene (LAB) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

Linear alkyl benzene or LAB is a colorless detergent alkylate produced from kerosene feedstock. It is produced as an intermediate chemical while manufacturing certain surfactants. It is an organic compound having good optical transparency and high light yield. LAB is mainly used in the production of linear alkyl sulfonate or LAS and the remainder is used for niche applications such as agricultural herbicides, ink solvents, paints, and electric cable oil,. LAB is also used in neutrino detectors as a liquid scintillator.

The analysts forecast the Global LAB market will grow at a CAGR of 4.6 percent over the period 2013-2018.

The Global LAB market can be categorized on the basis of application into two segments: LAS and Niche Applications.

The report, the Global LAB Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.

Key Topics Covered:

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report

04. Market Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape

07. Global LAB Market

08. Market Segmentation by Application

09. Geographical Segmentation

10. Key Leading Countries

11. Buying Criteria

12. Market Growth Drivers

13. Drivers and their Impact

14. Market Challenges

15. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

16. Market Trends

17. Trends and their Impact

18. Vendor Landscape

19. Key Vendor Analysis

20. Other Reports in this Series

Companies Mentioned:

  • Amreya Petroleum Refining Co.
  • BisotunPetrochemical
  • CEPSA Group
  • Chemische Fabrik WIBARCO
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.
  • Deten Quimica
  • Formosan Union Chemical
  • Gulf Farabi Petrochemicals
  • Huntsman
  • ISU Chemical
  • Indian Oil
  • Iran Chemical Industries Investment Co.
  • Jintung Petrochemical Corp. Ltd.
  • LUKOIL Neftohim Burgas
  • Nippon Petrochemicals
  • OHIS
  • PetroChina Fushun Petrochemical Co.
  • Qatar Petroleum
  • Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • Repsol
  • S Quimica Venoco
  • Sasol Ltd.
  • Sinopec Jinling Petrochemical
  • Unggul Indah Cahaya

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