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MOVES: Van Oosten joins Trammochem olefins

Onno van Oosten will join trader Trammochem’s global olefins trading team, working out of Switzerland, the company announced on 4 August 2011. Van Oosten was previously working for Mitsubishi in Dusseldorf, the statement added.

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MOVES: Jim McLiverty joins Statoil

James (Jim) McLiverty, former propylene trader with ConocoPhillips in the US, has joined Statoil, his industry contacts informed the Blog this week.   McLiverty is in the natural gas liquids (NGL) team in his new role, which he started a couple of months ago, they said.

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MOVES: David Cartwright joins Kolmar

David Cartwright will start a new position with global trading company Zug-based Kolmar on Monday 4 July he told Nel today.   David, previously the Butadiene/C4s man at INEOS, will be overseeing Kolmar’s global olefins activities.  

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MOVES: Dirk van der Burg joins HML

Dirk van der Burg, formerly with Koch and Chemium, has joined trader and distributor Hazel Mercantile, he told the Blog at EPL yesterday.   He will be working with the ebullient Roosmarijn Vandeputte, trading pygas and aromatics amongst other petchems.   Van der Burg had previously been with Intermarc and, briefly, Fortrec, he added.

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Marc Rich – The Movie

Crime and punishment do not go together in the case of former fugitive billionaire oil trader Marc Rich. Pardoned by President Bill Clinton for crimes of tax evasion and illegal oil trading with Iran, he is now living out an old age of luxury and philanthropy in Switzerland.   He was once a resident of […]

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MOVES: Traders join Petrochemical East

A new name in the petchem trading world is Petrochemical East, which traders say has recently started up with some former traders from Summit. A new company website will be ready in a couple of weeks, a company source messaged us today.

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MOVES: Secret News

Two towering figures in the European olefins biz are set to change jobs imminently, the Blog overhears across the office on Tuesday.   Unusually, they both want to keep their moves secret until their feet are under their new respective desks, although not so secret that they didn’t want to share their news with prominent […]

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Chemicals II: the Next Generation

More children are following their parents into the chemicals industry. Like “Star Trek 2: the Next Generation,” the Blog keeps coming across their fresh new faces at industry events. At NPRA, we met again Kraasen, son of Miroslav Mladenov at Kolmar. And then Bart, son of Roger Reekmans, now at GE Power and Water. So […]

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TRADER MOVES: Anneke Duijverman joins Joss

Anneke Duijverman, formerly of Vinmar and Bax, has joined traders Joss in Alkmaar, Netherlands, she emailed to ICIS on 18 March 2011.   She started there on 15 March, managing the Chemicals & Distribution Division, she said.

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Sandelowsky joins EPL committee

The European Petrochemical Luncheon (EPL) committee has elected Ruth Sandelowsky of Kolmar to join the committee as of 3 March 2011, replacing Peter Demetriadi who has completed his three years today.   She takes over the position as the trader member of the committee, and will be in charge of inviting speakers for the EPL […]

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