US shale gas boom and its impact on the global petrochemical industry

Joe Chang, global editor of ICIS Chemical Business discusses the US shale gas boom and its impact on the global petrochemical industry. Download the webinar slides and get access to the recording by completing the short form.

This ICIS webinar:

  • Covers details of the planned major projects in the US and Canada as a result of the shale gas boom
  • Puts the latest wave of planned ethylene expansions in historical context with a short case study on the previous wave of expansions in the late 1990s to early 2000s
  • Looks at the planned petrochemical expansions in the US from a global perspective, to understand what impact these developments are having on sentiment and action plans for international producers
  • Explores the dynamics of US LNG exports – threat or opportunity for US petrochemicals?

The webinar was held August 6 2013.

About the speaker

Joseph Chang is Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business, a weekly publication focusing on the analysis of commodity chemical markets worldwide, which includes price trends, and the factors impacting these trends in both the short term and long term. He has been with ICIS and one of its predecessor publications for over 16 years, specializing in coverage of financial topics such as macroeconomics, capital spending patterns, equity and debt markets, and mergers and acquisitions. Joseph has a degree in Finance and International Business from New York University's Stern School of Business.

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