Petrochemical Growth Fueled By Low Oil Prices Discussed At 23rd Petrochemical Summit In Bangkok

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CMT’s 23rd Petrochemical Summit takes place in Bangkok on 23-24 August, where once again, industry experts across the region will discuss the current issues affecting the Asian petrochemical market.

CMT's 23rd Asia Petrochemical Summit 2016

CMT's 23rd Asia Petrochemical Summit 2016

CMT’s 23rd Petrochemical Summit in Bangkok on 23-24 August to discuss “Impact of Volatile Oil Prices on Petrochemical Growth”

“Impact of Volatile Oil Prices on Petrochemical Growth”

CMT’s 23rd Petrochemical Summit takes place in Bangkok on 23-24 August, where once again, industry experts across the region will discuss the current issues affecting the Asian petrochemical market.

The petrochemical industry is seeing increased growth despite volatile conditions across several sectors. This lift is being fueled by low oil and gas prices, providing higher margins. The industry seems resilient despite volatile crude oil prices and global economy uncertainties.

The summit starts with an analysis of the crude oil trends and impact on the petrochemical industry by Dr. Jaap Kalkman, Managing Partner, Global Energy & Utilities Practice from Arthur D. Little. Consultant from Nexant, Kanokwan Saktrakool, also delves into the US petrochemical supply and impact on the global petrochemical landscape. Also speaking is Iran National Petrochemical Company’s VP, Mr. Mohammad Peyvandi,addressing challenges in petrochemical industry globally and in Iran.

Makarand Dixit, Head of Marketing of OPaL details their cracker project status while PDH projects update and China petrochemical outlook is shared by Qu Liang, Analyst, Petrochina Planning & Engineering. Rewati Jain, Head of Commodities, Essar Oil presents the “Asia Aromatics & Derivatives Market Outlook” while Vincent Wang, Head of Marketing, Milliken Asia analyses the challenges and opportunities for Polyolefins in Asia. Dr. Amonthep Chawla, Head of Research Office & SVP, CIMB Thailand Public Company, also speaks at the summit.

Other leading sessions at the summit are:

  • Petrochemical Outlook in ASEAN and Thailand – Voravan Chaimuang, Division Manamger, IRPC Public Company
  • Specialty Chemicals Growth Opportunities in Asia Pacific – Deepak Parikh, Vice Chairman and MD (India); Region Head – India & MEA, Clariant Chemical
  • Cracker Tehcnology Innovations and Process Optimization - Steven Kantorowicz, Director Technology, Hexabase Strategic Consulting
  • Outlook for Global Ethylene Shipping – Reidar Sundvor, Managing Partner, ViaMar AS

Email huiyan(at)cmtsp(dot)com.sg or visit the event website for more information.

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