The opening session on ‘The US Shale Gas Boom and its Impact on World Energy Markets’ by Laique Rehman, CEO, US Petrochemical will set the tone of the conference. He will elaborate upon the developments in the shale gas sector, on-purpose propylene production in the US/ the Middle East and Asia, strategies for naphtha-based crackers to stay competitive and the shifting trade flows in the global LPG sector. Next, Wonsoo, Byun, Senior Consultant, Energy & Chemicals Consulting Asia, Nexant Asia Limited will discuss the ‘Propylene Market Outlook: Naphtha-based Cracker Operators Adopt New Strategies’ covering key issues such as – performance of the global propylene and its derivatives markets, olefins pricing, profitability and plant utilisation rates and cracker production economics, competitiveness, etc.
The December event also includes several country focused sessions. In the session on China, Qu Liang, Analyst, PetroChina Planning & Engineering will discuss the ‘PDH, MTP Projects in China Spurs Propylene Derivatives Sectors’. On the other hand, Mathew George, Head of Exports, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (Marketing Division) will elaborate on ‘India’s Success Story of Innovation and Integration’
The audience can also expect technical insights on – ‘Planning a Successful Propylene-based Project’ led by Steven Kantorowicz, Vice President Petrochemicals Asia, KBC Advanced Technology highlighting investment considerations, process selection and optimisation, maximising propylene yield from FCC, structuring an effective MTP process and alternative route to PG production.
Primarily, the summit focuses on the opportunities and challenges for the propylene derivatives players, to be explored in sessions below:·
♦ Mitigating Risk through the Use of Paper Swaps – Kazutaka Maeno, Senior Broker, Ginga Petroleum
♦ Managing Feedstock Costs in the [Global Phenol/ Acetone Market (http://www.cmtevents.com/
♦ Overview and Forecast of the Acrylonitrile Market – Sihwan Ryu, Trade Division Manager, Hanwha Corporation
♦ Global PO, 2-EH and Butanols Market Outlook and Forecast – Rajeev Pandia, Chief Mentor, KnowGenix
♦ Thailand’s Propylene & Derivatives Industry Expand on Consumer Needs – Voravan Chaimuang, Division Manager, IRPC Public Company
To access the complete agenda of the event, please visit http://www.cmtevents.com/
For registrations, please contact Ms. Huiyan at +65 6346 9113.