Scenario 1 inevitable? Are you really, really, hand on heart, that sure?

Business, China, Economics, Middle East, Naphtha & other feedstocks, Oil & Gas, Olefins, Polyolefins, Sustainability, Technology, US

ICIS and the UK–based chemicals company International eChem had the privilege of making a presentation during the Knowledge Sharing Partners event at last month’s GPCA Forum in Dubai. The conference was organised by our excellent ICIS Conferences team.

Please click this link for a copy of our slides: ICISConsultingPresentationGPCA2018

If you  would like to further discuss the issues we raised during the presentation, please contact john.richardson@icis.com.

 

 

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