Process Evaluation/Research Planning (PERP) Program
Nexant's Process Evaluation/Research Planning (PERP) program is recognized globally as the industry standard source for information relevant to the chemical process and refining industries and has run for more than 41 years.
PERP is a subscription service that provides periodic reports covering analysis of technological and commercial trends and developments in areas of interest to the chemical and allied industries.
PERP and its Benefits
Periodic reports that examine existing, developing, and embryonic technologies, with emphasis on:
- Updates on major petrochemicals and polymers
- Early identification of commercially significant developments for these products
- Recognition of opportunities for new products and for innovative processes
- Realistic, commercially-oriented economic evaluations
- Determination of the potential impact of R&D breakthroughs
PERP reports also cover:
- Strategic assessments
- Trends in chemical technology
- Product supply and demand balances
- Process economics (new versus conventional technology)
- Process design:
• Process descriptions
• Flow diagrams
- Markets for new as well as established products
- Product applications
- Regulatory issues
Use PERP to:
- Identify new investment opportunities: The PERP program pinpoints recent developments and places them in an economic context, providing a reliable and readily accessible source of data for consistent analyses of new developments.
- Project planning: evaluate new investment decisions using PERP reports for techno-economic data, commercially realistic investment cost and operating data.
- Process research: PERP makes you aware of other companies’ technology development efforts and of the
current and future economics of new and existing processes.
PERP 2013 Program
• Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE)
• Adipic Acid
• Maleic Anhydride
• Vinyl Chloride Monomer/Ethylene Dichloride (VCM/EDC)
• Methyl Methacrylate (MMA)
• Linear Alkylbenzene (LAB)
• Carbon Black and Petroleum Coke
• Fate of Hydrofluorocarbons (HCFC) after the Montreal Protocol
• Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene/Styrene Acrylonitrile (ABS/SAN)
• Ammonium Nitrates
• Lactic Acid/Polylactic Acid
• Options to Meet Evolving Bunker Fuel Specifications
• Biomass Gasification
• Energy Efficiency in the Process Industry