Webinar: Global energy and petrochemicals outlook: key risks that will shake the markets in 2020

ICIS in partnership with Refinitiv

This webinar took place on 10 December 2019

After unprecedented developments in 2019 involving a global economic slowdown, trade wars, an attack on Middle East energy supplies, Brexit and a host of new regulations worldwide, what does 2020 have in store for the global energy and petrochemical markets?

Watch this webinar recording to hear experts from Refinitiv and ICIS as they discuss the key risks and industry trends to watch for in these markets the new year.



ICIS expert, Joseph Chang, covered:

  • US PE export prices falling to lowest levels in a decade as supply grows
  • Massive wave of new investments in the US Gulf Coast
  • How have trade tensions between the US and China influenced the export market?


Refinitiv expert, Carl Larry, covered:

  • Political pressure points with the US elections, Brexit, Latin America
  • Energy’s role with the Trade wars in China, USMCA and the Middle East
  • Middle East instability, what can we expect
  • Growth of American supply and exports


Webinar presenters:

Joseph Chang
Global Editor, ICIS

Joseph Chang is Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business, a weekly publication focusing on macro trends and the analysis of drivers of chemical prices worldwide. This 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 20 years, specializing in coverage of financial topics such as macroeconomics, capital spending, 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.

Carl Larry
Market Development, Performance Director – Commodities, Refinitiv

Carl Larry had been in the financial industry for 17 years. This has covered fixed income in rates, currencies and the commodity sector.

He has co-authored several books on commodity risk, has been a featured speaker at global energy conferences and has been a guest on major media including; CNN, CNBC and Fox Business News. He is a featured expert in commodities as well as economics.

During this time, he has worked in Chicago with Dean Witter, in New York with Barclays and Houston with Citi and Credit Suisse. Currently Carl is a Market Development Director at Refinitiv covering the Corporate, Government and Academic space.

Be ready to move as fast as your markets with the new interactive tools from ICIS