Asian Chemical Connections
Hundreds of senior executives representing the petrochemical industry in the Gulf and international markets have blocked their diary to attend our seventh Annual Forum this week. They will be asking the same question as the majority of business leaders right now, regardless of their profession: namely, how do we stay competitive?
Al-Sadoun: moving downstream will entrench benefits
Natural gas provides the building blocks for fertilizers and other commodities we take for granted, as well as an avenue for Gulf countries dependent on volatile oil revenues to diversify their economies.
INSIGHT: Lower oil price hits major petchems but stimulates demand
"We have a curious but perhaps not atypical situation in Europe currently."
VIDEO: ICIS special report - impact of lower crude oil prices