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Nel’s tweets from ICIS World Olefins Conference 2012

Nel Weddle via Twitter nelweddle Awaiting news of new C4 storage in USG timing 1H 2013 #icis #epca Favorite Retweet Reply 3 hours ago Nel Weddle via Twitter nelweddle #olefins producer indicates his digit increase for next months CP #Icis #olefins conference #yamhttp://t.co/12VjEuoc Favorite Retweet Reply 14 hours ago Nel Weddle via Twitter nelweddle Do not have space to rpt all the compliments given to #icis #olefins conference – impressive best […]

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PHOTOS: ICIS World Olefins Conference 2012

The Blog is agog to hear all the news from the ICIS World Olefins Conference, which took place in Brussels yesterday. Deeply disappointed though I am not to be there in person, there is some comfort in seeing Michelle’s early photos, which she has kindly emailed to me. “Final numbers just over 160 – largest […]

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More speakers confirmed for 7th ICIS World Olefins Conference

The 7thICIS Olefins Conference, set for 29 February 2012, has announced some speakeradditions to the programme:   John Medico, Business Director – Crude C4 & Butadiene at TPC Group will deliver a paper which looks at the North American C4 market and review the case for on-purpose BD, as well as outline TPC Group’s OBD […]

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MOVES: Glenn Bohny to Omnova Solutions

Glenn Bohny has moved to Houston-based Omnova Solutions as global sourcing director from November 2011, he announced today on LinkedIn.   Bohny was previously vice president commercial at TPC Group, and played an enthusiastic part in events around the 2011 ICIS World Olefins Conference in Brussels in March.  

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Karaoke Nights in Petchems

On the way to Houston the conversation turns to karaoke. It seems that petchem folk are divided between those who hate even the thought of it, and those who love it, who look forward to it, who just can’t wait to jump up on the stage and grab the mike.    People who have Playstation’s […]

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PHOTOS: ICIS Olefins 2011 in Brussels

Brussels on a sunny winter’s day isn’t a bad place to have a conference, especially if it’s the day before the March EPL and you can roll two trips into one.   Last week’s ICIS 6th World Olefins Conference is now a distant memory. Everyone has returned home, even those who came the greatest distances, […]

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Olefins Conference 2011 – memorable slides

Here are a couple of memorable slides from the day:   1 Wood Mackenzie: Crude Oil Scenarios   2 Ineos: Tail of the Dog   Our own William Lemos got a good laugh when he showed “the best loved picture in America,” – a map of all the shale gas deposits across the USA, including […]

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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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ICIS Olefins Conference – Brussels 2011

It was only a one-day conference but it crammed in everything from crude oil to refinery closures, shale gas, ethylene margins, butadiene shortage, alternative butadiene technologies, terminals, shipping, piracy, changing trade flows, predicted derivative closures, North Africa, polymers, biopolymers, subsidies and REACH.   (For all the news from the ICIS 6th World Olefins Conference, Brussels, […]

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Hilton Brussels sold to Pandox, renamed “The Hotel”

The Hilton Brussels, long-time home of the European Petrochemical Luncheon (EPL), has been sold to the Swedish hotel group Pandox, and is now “The Hotel,” according to an article in the Dutch press spotted by Blog reader Lode.   EPL-goers, who have been complaining about the Hilton Brussels for many years, will be relieved to […]

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