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MOVES: Restructure of Petrofina Aromatics Trading Europe

Petrofina has restructured its European aromatics trading team from 1 January 2012, the general manager of the team announced by email to all business contacts on 25 January. Martin Carbonez will be responsible for spot trading on Mixed Xylenes, Para-xylenes, Ortho-xylenes and Toluene. Bart Fellinga will be responsible for Benzene, Benzene feedstock and Cyclohexane. Alexis […]

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Swine interim move to Total Petrochemicals commercial manager styrene

Alexis Swine will take over as commercial manager styrene Europe at Total Petrochemicals, covering for the maternity leave of Audrey Wattiez from 13 September, the company announced in an email to business partners on 10 September.   Swine, formerly business intelligence manager within the Total styrenics team, will take over the Brussels-based role during Audrey […]

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Early Bird places snapped up for Aromatics Conference 2010

Hardly a day goes by without some new development on the Aromatics Conference, which is all set for 23-24 November 2010 in a very stylish hotel in Berlin.   The Early Bird discount of €146 is available up to 3 September, and early delegates have been snapping up places at the discounted rate.   Top […]

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Chemical adverts #12 – Total at Monte Carlo Grand Prix

I came across this new advert for Total at Heathrow, showing a racing car against a backdrop of Monte Carlo yachts, a view which will be oh so familiar to EPCA-goers.  

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Season’s Greetings for 2010

A nice Season’s Greetings card from Total’s European Aromatics Trade Team has arrived in the Blog email inbox this afternoon. It was quite a thin year for seasonal greetings, so let’s share this one around.

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Top Chemical Adverts No.8 – Total Upside-Down Ship

There is a rather cerebral advert for Total in the papers today, connecting a half-built pipeline in the desert to a lone oil tanker sailing across a moody seascape. The picture is only really intelligible if you turn the page upside down, playing on the idea of exploration Down Under (Australia) as well as in the […]

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Samsung Total Office Forest

Greenery abounds at Total’s Seoul office, on the 24th floor of the Samsung Electronics building in Seoul, South Korea.   “That’s a lot of plants for an office space,” says my colleague Joe Chang who visited a few years ago to interview the CEO, and has just spotted this on the company website while researching […]

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