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PHOTOS: ICIS World Phenol-Acetone Conference

Photos from the 7th ICIS World Phenol-Acetone Conference in Madrid. 1 Sponsored by CEPSA 2 Conference session 3 and 4 Panel discussion – see Julia’s article on ICIS news

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Ish Medeles moves to INEOS Phenol

Ish Medeles, currently market manager at INEOS Olefins and Polymers USA, is going to move to a position at INEOS Phenol, he announced by email to business contacts on Monday.   Medeles, who formerly held positions as BTX manager at Samsung America Inc and as international crude trader at Chevron, will be handing over his […]

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Nexant opens Bahrain office

Hot on the heels of the new ICIS Dubai office, Nexant has opened a Bahrain base, the petchem consultant announced in an emailshot on 20 June.   Nexant’s new office will be manned by Graham Hoar, Director – Middle East.   Alastair Hensman of Nexant gave a sterling performance at last week’s ICIS Phenol Conference […]

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PHOTOS: ICIS Phenol Conference in Berlin

I snapped a few crafty photos from the second row of the 6th ICIS Phenol-Acetone Conference on Wednesday morning. 1 Our own Julia Meehan opens the conference 2 Chairman John Keeley and second speaker, Alastair Hensman, Nexant/Chemsystems 3 Keynote speaker Michael Foeste from Mitsui & Co Deutschland    

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Berlin in Summertime

Berlin is the place to be next week for the ICIS Phenol Conference and two days of ICIS Training. We’re setting off armed with a load of ICIS paraphernalia, travelling on an assortment of airlines to avoid British Airways during the strike period.   I understand that the delegate numbers for the 6th ICIS Phenol-Acetone […]

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The windmills and wind turbines of Kent

I was in Kent last week, the “Garden of England“, the county of apple orchards, oast houses and white cliffs. Driving down into the village of Chillenden we pass a perfect white windmill standing high above the thatched roofs and ploughed fields, grappling with the icy Kent wind which locals say comes straight from the […]

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Midnight shocker at Phenol conference

The Blog’s colleagues Peter and Julia have returned from this week’s ICIS 5th World Phenol/Acetone Conference in Budapest with a shocking tale about a midnight encounter at the 5-star luxury Kempinski Hotel. Blonde, petite Julia, famed throughout the industry for her daring exploits on petrochemical cooling towers (click here for link), obligingly informed the reception desk at the conference hotel that her colleague Peter would be arriving on a late flight from London.

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