ICIS Webinars

 



 

ICIS Dashboard Webinar

ICIS Dashboard Webinar

We hosted a webinar on Feb 26th covering the ICIS Dashboard.

A single, online platform that offers an instant, detailed view of the chemical, energy and fertilizer markets.

ICIS picks

Auction Preview: How the recent past may affect the future of California’s Carbon Market

Auction Preview: How the recent past may affect the future of California’s Carbon Market

The ARB and Quebec’s MDDELCC will hold the 8th joint auction on August 16, 2016. Market
participants are wondering how many allowances will be sold during the August auction after being surprised when only 11% of the available allowances sold in the May auction.

What's the outlook for US LNG exports and Europe?

what's the outlook for US LNG exports and Europe

ICIS invites you to a free webinar covering the launch of our US free on board (FOB) LNG export price assessment and key trends in the US and European markets.

Key topics:

  • Evolution of short-term trading trends in the Atlantic Basin
  • Link between US and European gas markets
  • Explanation of the ICIS US LNG export price assessment and methodology

The Chinese Emissions Market – State of play and opportunities for global companies

The Chinese Emissions Market – State of play and opportunities for global companies

The Chinese carbon market is about to become the world’s biggest emissions trading scheme. With the start of the national ETS, around 7,000 companies will need to trade emission rights, and the offset scheme allows foreign companies to take a physical position in the market.

 



 

ICIS Webinar: Price and liquidity trends in Southeast European power markets

ICIS Webinar: Price and liquidity trends in Southeast European power markets

2016 has been a defining year for the Balkan power markets which are finally on track to develop their trading potential and lay the foundations for future integration with the rest of Europe. While Hungary remains the star of the show with the most liquid and developed market in the SEE region, countries such as Bulgaria, Serbia and Croatia seem determined to make up for the lack of market progress over the past few years.

US Polypropylene Forecast

US Polypropylene Forecast

Short term, there is some price relief on polypropylene (PP), but it is only the calm before the storm. There has been a lot of discussion about ethylene and polyethylene (PE) since the rise in shale oil production. While there has been excitement surrounding PE, the US PP market has changed, affecting the market.

Market Implications of pending auction lawsuit

Market Implications of pending auction lawsuit

The California Chamber of Commerce’s pending lawsuit could have profound impacts on the CCA market if the Air Resources Board were to lose. Join ICIS analyst and Erica Morehouse as they discuss the case and the potential ramifications of either outcome.

 



 

Fatty Alcohols 2016

Fatty Alcohols 2016

Join ICIS Senior Editor Manager, Judith Taylor as she discusses the fatty alcohols market. During this webinar she will look at what happened during the first-half of 2016 with regards to the fatty alcohols market and what to expect for the second half. CTA: Access the presentation and slides

Fertilizer 2016 Market Challenges

Fertilizer 2016 Market Challenges

In this webinar ICIS Markets Reporter Deepika Thapliyal will examine urea, phosphates and potash markets and the challenges they face this year. She will also discuss what happened with fertilizers in 2015 and take a look at supply and demand for each sector in 2016.

How Central European utilities drive EUA prices

How Central European utilities drive EUA prices

In this webinar ICIS analysts will discuss how the low power prices and the general bearish energy complex impact EUA buying in the EU ETS. We will also focus on the fundamental effect, particularly on how a change in power hedging impacts demand & prices of EUAs

 



 

RGGI Toward 2030: Recent decline, program review could plot new course for RGGI

RGGI Toward 2030: Recent decline, program review could plot new course for RGGI

This year is already shaping up to be a critical year for RGGI's program with the ongoing program review setting the path out to 2030, and significant drop on the secondary market in the wake of the Supreme Court halting the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

In this webinar, ICIS analysts will show and analyze the recent price decline as well as different scenarios RGGI could face as it outlines its program to 2030.

The Three Problems that Plague the Petrochain - webinar

The Three Problems that Plague the Petrochain - webinar

Join Senior Editor of Refined Oil Products, Cuckoo James, as she discusses the three significant problems that plague the oil markets – including the foreign exchange factor, the myth of demand growth and the return of Iran into the global oil landscape. She briefly touches on the downstream petrochemical chain.

ICIS power price forecasting webinar

ICIS power price forecasting webinar

A journey into the world of power price forecasting - Basics and latest developments explained
There is an ongoing discussion between analysts which models deliver the best result when forecasting power prices – fundamental stack models, statistical models or artificial intelligence? This webinar explains the different modelling techniques, their respective advantages and disadvantages, and how to achieve the highest forecast quality.

 



 

Webinar: Recent trends in automotive petrochemical raw materials

Webinar: Recent trends in automotive petrochemical raw materials

In this webinar, Mark Victory, Senior Editor, Manager, ICIS, covers:

  • Recent and future trends in automotive petrochemical raw materials
  • ICIS Basket of Automotive Petrochemicals; its construction, uses and importance, along with recent trends in the basket
  • The difficulties in pricing petrochemical raw material costs for automotives from upstream and feedstock costs
  • Forecasts for supply and demand changes to 2020 and what that will mean for the market,
  • Future trends for the automotive industry itself

First Quarter Base Oils Outlook 2016

First Quarter Base Oils Outlook

Following deep cuts in the fourth quarter 2015, January 2016 offers stabilizing opportunities but unlikely for price increases. Base oil supply remians ample in the light and mid-vis grades, keeping a lid on prices. Join Judith Taylor Senior Editor Manager at ICIS as she discusses the Base oil market and what to expect during the first quarter of 2016.

Free webinar: What are the potential impacts of El Nino on the EU propylene glycol market?

Free webinar: What are the potential impacts of El Nino on the EU propylene glycol market?

Markets Editor, Stefan Naidu, explores the potential implications of what a repeat of the winter of 2010/11 could mean for the MPG industry.

 



 

Scenario Planning: The impact of low crude oil prices in Latin America

Scenario Planning: The impact of low crude oil prices in Latin America

Join George Martin, Senior Consultant at ICIS as he discusses the interesting dynamics that low crude oil price has created for both refining and petrochemicals. In this webinar George will discuss the major Latin American markets, and will go into detial on the three countires to watch: Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.

China's Economic About Turn

China's Economic About Turn

ICIS Senior Consultant, John Richardson, had forecasted two years ago that growth would slow by as much as we have seen over the past few months. Now we are entering a new phase of the crisis, driven by recent events including 'Black Monday' and the yuan devaluation. This will, obviously, have vast implications on chemical prices, trading behaviour and supply-demand dynamics.

Latin American PET: outlook for the remainder of 2015

Latin American PET: outlook for the remainder of 2015

In this webinar ICIS Markets Reporter Andrew Guy will look at two markets currently driving PET in Latin America: Brazil and Colombia. He will also look at economic, trade and political issues impacting the Latin American PET sector.

 



 

Looking Forward: The impact of biodiesel and glycerine from Latin America for the global markets

Lookiing Forward: The impact of biodiesel and glycerine from Latin America for the global markets

In this webinar, ICIS Senior Editor Leela Landress de Perez will examine the state of the Latin America and U.S. biodiesel and glycerine markets and discuss how key drivers and recent developments will shape the market through the end of the year and into 2016.

Outlook on the 2015 Turkish polypropylene and polyethylene market

Outlook on the 2015 Turkish polypropylene and polyethylene market

Join Senior Editor Matt Tudball as he disucsses the significant events that have shaped the Polypropylene and Polyethylene market in Turkey so far in 2015.

Americas base oils heading into Q4 2015

Americas base oils heading into q4 2015

During this webinar ICIS expert Judith Taylor will provide a brief look at South America and how factors like currency issues and low crude oil prices are affecting countries like Brazil and Venezuela. Judith will also give a brief regulatory update for the U.S. and what this bodes for Americas base oils.

  • The outlook for Q4 - oversupply likely to continue?
  • Vis grade winner and losers
  • Regulatory update?
  • How is South America faring?

 



 

Scenario Planning: Regional Shifts

Scenario Planning: Regional Shifts

In this webinar, Karl Bartholomew and Paul Ray will review the key factors and changes that are affecting the refining and petrochemical industries’ planning cycles, including:

  • Regional over-investment (or under-investment) of capacity
  • China's need for imported products from other regions
  • The effect on the global market of lifting sanctions and investment in Iran
  • The turmoil in Brazil's oil & gas sector and its impact on downstream growth plans
  • Long-term joint ventures in the downstream industries in this new oil price environment
  • Next opportunities for investment in refining and petrochemicals in the next decade

Scenario Planning: Things to Consider

Scenario Planning: Things to Consider

In this webinar, Karl will review the key factors and changes that are affecting the refining and petrochemical industries’ planning cycles.

  • What is a reasonable base forecast for oil?
  • What are the fundamental economic and market drivers?
  • Where are the highest risk areas; what could change?
  • What kind of reality check should you  do now that we are in uncharted territory?
  • Are we in a short or long term cycle?

Global PET

Global PET

Join James Ray, Senior Consultant at ICIS and instructor for the ICIS Advanced Purchasing course as he discusses global PET markets. In this webinar he will cover global PET with a focus on the U.S. and Asia.

Access the slides and presenation to find out:

  • What does the PET value chain look like?
  • How does supply and demand balance look?
  • What is the PET's producers market share?
  • How does PET recycled pricing compare to virgin prices?

Previous Webinars

Webinar: Do you know what’s happening in the Acrylate esters market in Europe?

Webinar: Do you know what’s happening in the Acrylate esters market in Europe?

Filmed originally as a presentation at the 4th ICIS European Oxo-alcohols Conference in Amsterdam in May, this Acrylate Esters webinar looksin detail at the recent record lows in pricing, and the subsequent gradual recovery in recent weeks, as well as the current dynamics and market outlook, all of which you need to know to make the right business decisions. 

ICIS power price forecasting webinar

ICIS power price forecasting webinar

A journey into the world of power price forecasting - Basics and latest developments explained
There is an ongoing discussion between analysts which models deliver the best result when forecasting power prices – fundamental stack models, statistical models or artificial intelligence? This webinar explains the different modelling techniques, their respective advantages and disadvantages, and how to achieve the highest forecast quality.

Free market outlook webinar: China Polyolefins

Free market outlook webinar: China Polyolefins

ICIS is delighted to invite you to attend a webinar covering changes and developments in the Chinese polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) markets. If you’re highly active or looking to enter the Chinese polyolefins market, then this webinar is for you.

Join ICIS as we discuss recent developments in 2014 and give you further insights into market trends, expected changes and the outlook for 2015.

 



 

Free infographic: Flow-based market coupling introduced to power markets in central Western Europe

Free infographic: Flow-based market coupling introduced to power markets in central Western Europe

A new method for calculating cross-border capacity on a day ahead basis in the power markets in central Western Europe was introduced on 21 May.

This infographic shows the prices of electricity for delivery in June in the relevant countries the day before flow-based market coupling was introduced according to ICIS assessments.

The ICIS/Hitachi Consulting Interactive Workshop - Driving more from less

Driving more from less

The ICIS/Hitachi Consulting interactive workshop on operation excellence examined recent research on the status and success of projects in the chemical industry and drew conclusions for best practice and overall satisfaction levels with operation excellence initiatives.

Gazprom’s competition on the domestic market increases its reliance on European sales

Gazprom’s competition on the domestic market increases its reliance on European sales

Russian independent natural gas producers, such as NOVATEK and oil incumbent Rosneft, led by powerful political figures are squeezing gas major Gazprom on the domestic market.

Find out the latestin this free webinar from ICIS.

 



 

CA Carbon webinar: How the fuels sector exclusion could change the game

ICIS CA Carbon webinar: How the fuels sector exclusion could change the game

Download this webinar presentation slides for a better understanding of how policy changes can affect the CA cap and trade scheme and how ICIS can model this behavior to predict the impact on carbon prices.

LNG - Asia Spot Markets Analysis

LNG - Asia Spot Markets Analysis

Access the recording and presentation slides of a webinar we held on Asian LNG.

The webinar gives you detailed insights into the LNG spot market activity in Asia and competing regions, LNG pricing dynamics, market developments and likely impact of these changes in the short-term (2014-2015).

Asian Surfactants Market Outlook Webinar

Download the presentation slides

Our expert editors discuss prices, margins and trade flow movements, as well as a short-term outlook of where the surfactants market is headed.

By downloading the presentation slides, you will be able to gain a better understanding of the Asian surfactants industry.

 



 

Free Access: Where are Chinese polyethylene and propylene markets headed?

Free Access: Where are Chinese polyethylene and propylene markets headed?

We hosted a webinar on 9 December 2014 covering China’s polyolefins market. The webinar discussed developments in the Chinese polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) markets in 2014, and provided further insight on the expected changes and outlook for 2015.

Asia PTA Webinar: Challenges, Survival Strategies and Outlook

Asia PTA Webinar: Challenges, Survival Strategies and Outlook

The webinar covers the following:

  • Recent developments within the Asian PTA market
  • The market changes and their impact on prices, supply/demand and trade flows in the short to medium term
  • The best route to gain market transparency and manage price volatility

ICIS Asia and Middle East PET Webinar

New China Metallocene Polyolefins Annual Study from ICIS

ICIS hosted a free webinar covering the PET markets in Asia and the Middle East. The webinar was specifically designed to assess the information you need when faced with volatile price movements in both regions.

 



 

South American Gas Markets Analysis Webinar

South American Gas Markets Analysis Webinar

Download the presentation slides and listen to the recording of our webinar on South American gas markets.

The webinar gives you detailed insights on Brazil’s rising gas demand and its increasing LNG spot market activities.

Price Sensitivity Analysis with Neural Networks

Price Sensitivity Analysis with Neural Networks

The power markets are full of what if’s. The impact of renewable generation on spot power prices has naturally generated a great deal of volatility in the markets. Inputs and assumptions such as power demand, changing weather forecasts, and available capacities are just some of the key drivers that help predict the price of power.

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

A webinar on China’s economic transformation

As part of the ICIS series of free market information, we hosted a webinar discussing China's economic transformation on 23 April 2014. 

A  recording of the webinar and presentation slides is available for you to download. 

 



 

 



 

 



 

ICIS PX, PTA, MEG Market Outlook Presentation Slides

Market Outlook: High SM costs to affect PS demand in Mideast

Download this market outlook presentation for a better understanding of price drivers and movements within the Asian and Middle Eastern paraxylene (PX), terephtahlic acid (PTA) and monoethylene glycol (MEG) markets.

Register for the free market outlook webinar on Asia and Middle East PET

Register for the free market outlook webinar on Asia and Middle East PET

As part of the ICIS series of free market information, we are hosting a free webinar on the Asia and Middle East PET markets, which also covers both virgin PET and R-PET.

Join this webinar for a better understanding of the current situation in the region and a look at what’s in store for the future. Our expert editors will discuss price, margin and trade flow movements within these markets as well as provide an outlook on how market developments may influence price movements over the next six months.

Shale gas: The US boom and the impact on global petrochemicals

Download the webinar slides:  Shale gas, the US project boom, and the impact on global petrochemicals

Joe Chang, Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business, leads a free ICIS webinar on Shale Gas, the US Project Boom and Impact on Global Petrochemicals.

Download the webinar slides if you missed the webinar.

 



 

The art and science of forecasting webinar slides

The art and science of forecasting webinar slides

US polypropylene (PP) markets remain volatile, creating continued uncertainty regarding future prices and market performance.

The presentation slides from a forecasting webinar recently held by James Ray, an ICIS expert consultant, are now available for you to download.

Current Trends in Latin American Polyolefin Market

Current Trends in Latin American Polyolefin Market

The webinar has already taken place - held last June 25, 2013

The presentation slides explains the Polyolefin trade flow in terms of prices (PE/PP), market trends, import tariffs, logistics and policy issues in the region.

Outlook for US Refining 2013 Webinar

Outlook for US Refining 2013 Webinar

The webinar has already taken place - held April 30 2013

The presentation slides cover the interplay of oil and politics in the US market and the the importance of refinery configuration.

It also analyses the impact of shale oil on the US refining industry and how these factors affect market dynamics.

 



 

China Polyolefins Market Outlook Webinar

China Polyolefins Market Outlook Webinar

John Richardson, director of ICIS training Asia and ICB Asia correspondent, will discuss factors affecting the polyolefin markets in China. He will present a market outlook on how developments may influence the industry over the next six to twelve months. The presentation slides cover the recent polyethylene and polypropylene history and emerging signs of rebalancing and what it means for growth in 2013. 

A Market Outlook Webinar on Asian Aromatics

A Market Outlook Webinar on Asian Aromatics

This presentation slides provide  an in depth understanding of price trends and the factors driving fluctuations in the Asian aromatics markets as well as assess the impact of current market movements within Asia on businesses.

The webinar has already taken place - held last August 1, 2012