Advisory

The scope of services provided by the companies of the Group ranges from market analysis to project management and to private equity investment. Being in the advisory business since 2002 and with over 115 projects completed, the experienced team of auditors, strategy consultants and market analysts possess deep understanding of opportunities and risks in the chemical industries in Eastern Europe. 

CREON Market Advisory Services


CREON Energy provides advisory services with focus on the following markets: hydrocarbons, monomers, plastics & plastics converting, agrochemicals & specialty chemicals. Our services are based on practical, accurate, up-to-date and exclusive market information, as well as expert opinions from leading industry specialists. 

  • Continuous industry monitoring and analysis
  • Customized market research on the single-client basis
  • Direct access to technological innovation sources
  • Annual industry reports

CREON Business Management Advisory Services


CREON Energy elaborates practical recommendations aimed at improving the business performance.

  • In-depth assessment of business and identifying key problems
  • Assisting with strategic and commercial decisions
  • Supporting major capital investments and transactions
  • Customized market and competitive analyses
  • Government Relations (GR) advisory services

CREON Strategic Planning Advisory Services


CREON Energy supports clients in comprehensive strategic planning to unlock the long-term potential of their projects.

  • Capacity, cash flow, supply/demand analysis and forecast
  • Enhanced cost analysis and price forecasting
  • Assistance in locating EPC contractors and licensors
  • Economic scenario forecasting
  • Company analysis and corporate structure optimization
  • Selecting the scope of activities and recommendations for production plan
  • Identifying cross-border expansion opportunities to enter the new markets
  • Strategies for special technology promotion
  • Turnkey Project Management Services

CREON Energy Fund – Private Equity


Creon Capital S.a.r.l. is currently managing the Creon Energy Fund S.C.A., and has been licensed since August 2016 as a SICAV-SIF entity. The Fund is regulated by the Luxembourg Financial Authority CSSF.

As value-oriented Fund manager, Creon Capital  focuses on the key principles that characterize its approach to investing, including:

  • Commitment to innovation
  • Disciplined process
  • Diligent risk management
  • Collaborative investment teams
  • Focus on long term results

Creon Capital invests in private companies only, and not in oil and gas upstream business.

REFERENCES


  • Projects in Progress
  • Most Important Accomplished Projects
Projects in Progress

Bashneft, PJSOC

Investment project feasibility study. Benzene chain products market study in the Russian Federation and the CIS and forecast to 2035.

Gazprom, JSC

Pre-investment feasibility study for LNG plant construction project in Vladivostok.

NGSK, LLC

Operator of the Methanol Severny Project – construction of the methanol plant in Leningrad Region. Russian and global methanol market analysis, feasibility study including the choice of production technology and plant location, design and project financing, negotiations and long-term contracts signing for methanol supply.

Skolkovo Foundation

Market study for Small and Middle Capacity GTL Units. Rational Approach Rating The Environmental Responsibility Rating of Oil & Gas Companies in Russia (Rational Approach) rates the largest oil & gas companies by the level of ecological responsibility and is organized by CREON group and WWF with assistance of National Rating Agency. The main goal of this rating is to encourage efficient use of hydrocarbon resources, as well as to promote environmentally and socially responsible business in Russia. The Rating was first composed in 2014.

Most Important Accomplished Projects

POLIEF, JSC (Bashkortostan) – PET

KazAzot, LLP (Kazakhstan) – Mineral Fertilizers

Akron, JSC – Methanol and Mineral Fertilizers

UralMethanolGroup, JSC – Polypropylene

KAZAKHPET, LLP – PET

LUKOIL-Neftekhim, JSC – Polyurethanes

Ammoni, LLC – Methanol and Mineral Fertilizers

Uhde Inventa-Fischer GmbH / Buhler AG / Fluor Corporation / Mitsui&Co.

– Market Entry Services

Vladimir Chemical Plant, JSC – Chemicals

Sibmanagement, LLC – Polyethylene, Polypropylene, PVC

Gazprom neft, JSC – Petrochemicals

Kazakhstan Mineral Resources Mining Company, LLP

– DAP/MAP

Farg’onaazot, JSC – Methanol and DME

Gazprom, JSC – LNG

Sibur Holding, JSC – Propylene and Propane-Propylene fraction

ROSNANO, JSC – APG

Sheremetyevo Fuelling Complex, JSC – Gasoline, Diesel and Aviation Fuel

Gazprom, JSC – Gas Processing and Gas Chemicals

UralMethanolGroup, JSC – Methanol and Natural Gas

Toray Industries, Inc. – Plastics for Automotive Industry

LUKOIL, JSC – MTBE and Fuel Additives

Sibmetakhim, JSC – PF Resins, Methionine and Methanol

SDS-Azot, JSC – Mineral Fertilizers

Gazokhim Techno, LLC – Gas to Liquids

Gazprom razvitie (Gazprom Development) – Gas Processing

Novy Urengoy Gas and Chemical Complex, LLC – Gas Processing