Tag Archives | ICIS

VIDEO: APLA in Mexico City, November 2009

Stephen Burns at ICIS Houston has got round to pulling some APLA 2009 scenes of Mexico City together. I particularly enjoyed the homemade stretch VW Bug, and the street scenes took me back to a distant IFA fertilizer conference in Mexico City, the memories of which are now a blur of huevos rancheros, smog and silver and turquoise […]

Continue Reading
larry tan.bmp

Larry Tan joins ICIS

I see that Larry Tan has joined the ICIS team in Singapore as our Data & Analytics Manager-Asia. He was formerly with ExxonMobil, CMAI, Integra, a biodiesel start-up and consulting.   He will drive the expansion of our reporting portfolio in Asia and help drive product development in other regions, according to the announcement today.

Continue Reading
snowy Sutton 7 Jan 2010 adam tinworth.jpg

PHOTO: Snowy ICIS London offices

As ICIS reporters living on the outskirts of snowy London discover the delights of teleworking, here is a nice sunny photo of the Winter Wonderland around the ICIS offices taken yesterday by my fellow blogger Adam Tinworth.

Continue Reading

VIDEO: News As It Happens – ICIS news promo

Hot from our creative team, the latest ICIS news promotional video is ready to go ..  

Continue Reading
houston snow 2.jpg

Snow in Houston

Amazing news – it’s snowing in Houston.   “Something must have exploded somewhere,” said a confused Houston editor. “It doesn’t snow here.”   (photo: Landon Feller, ICIS Houston, Friday 4 December – view from the ICIS office window.)   More snow photos from the Houston Chronicle. 

Continue Reading
HMS St Albans.JPG

Reed Elsevier sets sail with new CEO at helm

I’ve left the car at home this morning because I’ll be going on the train up to Tower Bridge this evening to a reception on board HMS St Albans. So I’m on an early morning long-distance X26 bus from west London to south London, along with all the school kids in their smart blazers, and […]

Continue Reading
Yankees1.JPG

Yankees win – ugh!

Picture his despair when Joe Chang, a die-hard New York Mets fan – who did NOT want to see the New York Yankees win the World Series – got to his desk the morning following their triumph to find it covered in Yankees logos.   His mournful cry of “Noooo!!!” chilled the bones of all […]

Continue Reading
epca Open_Event_102.jpg

PHOTOS: Official EPCA 2009 Berlin photos

At last, the official EPCA photos we were all looking forward to. EPCA posted them on the website on Wednesday, where delegates are able to download them by using their conference username and password. A few selected highlights have been chosen for the Blog’s readers (photos copyright EPCA).    

Continue Reading

VIDEO: Memories of EPCA 2009 Berlin

The whole EPCA Berlin experience is captured for posterity in this video clip, shot in the lobby of the Berlin Intercontinental and the ICIS suite, and starring familiar faces from the world of petrochemicals as they rush about their business over three days in October 2009. Thanks to Stephen Burns of ICIS Houston for encapsulating […]

Continue Reading

The haunted suite

Stephen Burns tells of the curious happenings in the ICIS suite this morning …   Believe it or not…a mysterious sequence of events put a spooky chill through the ICIS suite mid-morning on Sunday.   Visitors and staff alike were startled when someone – suspected to be a smoker! – opened the door onto the […]

Continue Reading