Saudi Aramco, Dow, Shell, IEA to speak at Berlin conference

Berlin Nov12.pngNext month’s World Aromatics conference is a must-attend event for anyone involved with the industry.

It features an impressive line-up of major players, including Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil company, as well as Dow, Shell and the International Energy Agency. Jointly organised with ICIS, it takes place on 13 – 14 November:

Saudi Aramco aim to become ‘the world’s leading petrochemical company’. In Berlin, Ted Randall – Global Business Manager – will for the first time set out their plans for the aromatics business.

Dow are already a major player in the market, and are now finalising the $20bn Sadara petchem complex with Aramco in Saudi Arabia. Craig Barry – Global Business Director – will update on their view of the market.

Shell, of course, have also been a major player for decades. Stephen Kinder – New Business Development Manager – will focus on the C6 and C8 value chains. He will outline their views on how companies can best position their products for future growth.

The International Energy Agency are the world’s most authoritative energy agency. Capella Festa – Senior Energy Analyst – will present their insight on energy trends, with a particular focus on how these will impact aromatics.

Please click here to see the full Conference agenda and registration details.

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Paul Hodges is Chairman of International eChem, trusted commercial advisers to the global chemical industry. Paul is also an invited member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council. The aim of this blog is to share ideas about the influences that may shape the chemical industry over the next 12 – 18 months. It will try to look behind today’s headlines, to understand what may happen next in important issues such as oil prices, economic growth and the environment. We may also have some fun, investigating a few of the more offbeat events that take place from time to time. Please do join me and share your thoughts. Between us, we will hopefully develop useful insights into the key factors that will drive the industry's future performance.

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