Tag Archives | Copenhagen


Borgen meets petrochemicals

What isthe obvious link between the hit Danish TV series “Borgen” and petrochemicals?Luckily this was not a question in the ICIS Christmas Quiz, which closedyesterday and is still shrouded in mystery. Yes itwas the year of the EPL in Copenhagen. In a year when everyone has gone crazyfor all things Danish – Borgen, The Killing, […]

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“Are we living in a bubble?” – EPL Copenhagen

A man in a bubble briefly drew the attention of EPL delegates holding their meetings on the terrace of the Copenhagen Marriott on Thursday afternoon.   “Are we living in a bubble?” “The bubble bursts,” and various other bubble-related clichés were suggested by one passing Benelux trader, after discussions of the downturn in chemical activity […]

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The Noma boys are here

What is the point of going to the “best restaurant in the world,” if you can’t tell everyone about it?   One group abjured the delights of the EPL dinner in Copenhagen on Thursday evening to visit Noma (as predicted by the Blog six months ago.)   Other delegates said that the diners had made sure to […]

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EPL Copenhagen runs into hotel problems

The Copenhagen EPL meeting set for June at the Marriott Hotel on the Kalvebod Brygge waterfront has run into problems with hotel bookings, according to an email warning from EPL to members today.   Delegates are already grumbling that they have been unable to get bookings for the night of 15 June 2011, ahead of […]

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March EPL Brussels: new Hilton same as old Hilton

The Blog spent a few hours at the March EPL in Brussels on Thursday morning, after the ICIS 6th World Olefins Conference on Wednesday.   At breakfast in the Sofitel, across Boulevard de Waterloo from the EPL hotel, it was obvious that a lot of EPL-goers had chosen to stay at the Sofitel and have […]

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High expectations for EPL in Copenhagen

Ahead of the summer EPL in Copenhagen, some canny travellers have been taking advice from local friends.   It seems that the Danish capital has some fantastic food. I’ve just read through this review which Truong has kindly forwarded to me, and was struck by words like “incredible”, “wonderments”, “life-changing”, “absurdly delicious” and my favourite, […]

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Next summer EPL meeting in Copenhagen

The summer EPL for 2011 will be in Copenhagen, the Blog hears from Nel who has the scoop even before it’s on the EPL website.   A quick poll of EPL attendees in the ICIS London office establishes that Copenhagen is an excellent and very popular choice, and certain to attract a large attendance.

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