Understanding the business of petrochemicals, especially costs and profitability, is crucial when negotiating prices for your chemicals.
Attending this course will give you insights into the cost structure of the industry, its influence on profitability, prices and markets and the basics of forecasting and the challenges.
To view scheduled times for this course and to book a place, please visit our petrochemicals course calendar.
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Benefits to you and your company:
Understanding the business of petrochemicals, especially costs and proftability, is crucial when negotiating prices for your chemicals.
From this course you can gain insights into the cost structure of the industry, its influence on profitability, prices and markets and the basics of forecasting and the challenges
By the end of the course, you will learn about:
Hands on practice:
During the course you will have an opportunity to put some of the learning into practice.
REGISTRATION AND REFRESHMENTS
Welcome and Introduction
• Key building blocks and value chains
• Market dynamics
Petrochemicals overview (continued)
Industry Cost Analysis
• Cost structure buildup
• Product yields, role of co-products
• Essentials of cost analysis
• Understanding industry cost curves
John is a highly experienced journalist, who has been covering the chemicals industry for more than 15 years.read more
Malini Hariharan has over 20 years of experience in tracking and analysing the petrochemicals industry.read more
Nigel, a chemist by training, is Insight editor with ICIS and contributes regularly to the 24-hour online chemicals news service.read more
Paul has 20 years experience in the petrochemical industry working for Lyondell Basell and its predecessor companies, Basell, Montell and Shell Chemicals.read more
Peter Taffe, a chemical engineering graduate from the University of Leeds in Britain, has over 30 years of experience in analysing the chemicals industry.read more