London Base Chemical Training – An Introduction to the Petrochemical Industry

  • London, United Kingdom
The petrochemicals industry is becoming more important and changing quicker than ever, with waves of large scale investments throughout the world. This half day training session will get participants up to speed on the fundamentals of the Aromatics, Olefins and Polyolefins industries and provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the industry including interactive analyses of chemistries, technologies, demand, pricing, economics and key stakeholders. Why attend: - Gain essential insights into the petrochemicals industry, helping to understand the relationships among energy, feedstocks, basic chemicals, polymers and consumer demand. - Understand price and margin drivers of key chemical markets, helping to make better informed business decisions - Navigate through chemical value chains, helping you to discern the best investment opportunities. Who should attend? The session is built from the ground up for professionals working in: - Global banking - Equity - Fixed income - Derivative research - Institutional investment

Agenda

  • 02 April 2019

    • Registration

    • Introduction - General chemistry overview

      Speakers

      • Vince Sinclair joined Wood Mackenzie in May 2013 as part of the new chemicals team, with an emphasis on developing research content and services on the Asian markets for olefins, aromatics and plastics. Vince has over 30 years' experience in chemical industry research and consulting. He established his own consulting company, PCI Plastics, part of the PCI Consulting Group, in 1989, which was acquired by CMAI in 1998. Vince moved to Singapore in 1999 to build the company’s Asian market research capabilities and set up a number of new market advisory services focused on the Asian region. He has experience in most major chemical value chains, but spent 27 years specializing in styrene monomer and styrene derivatives. He has participated in numerous Consulting studies covering a wide range of petrochemicals and petrochemical feedstocks. Before joining Wood Mackenzie, he held the roles of regional leader for chemical insight and market advisory services, responsible for research, sales and personnel, and service leader for the Asian aromatics market report. Vince is graduate of London University with a degree in Chemistry.

    • Olefins overview

      • Introduction and overview • Production Sources • Supply • Demand • Logistics: pipelines, railcars, and shipping • Pricing and economics: pricing indices, production costs, specifications, market drivers • Major producer

      Speakers

      • Vince Sinclair joined Wood Mackenzie in May 2013 as part of the new chemicals team, with an emphasis on developing research content and services on the Asian markets for olefins, aromatics and plastics. Vince has over 30 years' experience in chemical industry research and consulting. He established his own consulting company, PCI Plastics, part of the PCI Consulting Group, in 1989, which was acquired by CMAI in 1998. Vince moved to Singapore in 1999 to build the company’s Asian market research capabilities and set up a number of new market advisory services focused on the Asian region. He has experience in most major chemical value chains, but spent 27 years specializing in styrene monomer and styrene derivatives. He has participated in numerous Consulting studies covering a wide range of petrochemicals and petrochemical feedstocks. Before joining Wood Mackenzie, he held the roles of regional leader for chemical insight and market advisory services, responsible for research, sales and personnel, and service leader for the Asian aromatics market report. Vince is graduate of London University with a degree in Chemistry.

    • Networking break

    • Polyolefins overview

      • Introduction and overview • Production Sources • Supply • Demand • Logistics: pipelines, railcars, and shipping • Pricing and economics: pricing indices, production costs, specifications, market drivers • Major producer
    • Aromatics overview

      • Introduction and overview • Production Sources • Supply • Demand • Logistics: pipelines, railcars, and shipping • Pricing and economics: pricing indices, production costs, specifications, market drivers • Major producer

      Speakers

      • Truong Mellor is a Senior Research Analyst with PCI Wood Mackenzie, covering the aromatics chain in Europe since June 2017. He was previously working at ICIS as a Markets Editor for nearly 9 years, where he covered several product chains but was primarily focused on benzene, styrene and other derivatives. He graduated from Sussex University in 2005 with a First Class degree in Politics, and has also lived, worked and studied in France, Australia and Singapore.

Fees

Training

£500.00