Change is sweeping the global surfactants markets, as vertical integration in Southeast Asia coincides with the shale gas revolution in the US, shaking up the competitive landscape and forcing industry players to reassess their position. In these uncertain times, it’s essential to have a clear view of the business essentials, and factors driving the surfactants markets.
This one-day course offers a non-technical view of the surfactants industry, giving you a sound understanding of value chains, costs and prices, and where opportunities and challenges lie, to help you make smart decisions in this sector.
How can you benefit from this course?
Welcome and Introduction
Registration and Refreshments
Production routes to surfactants
Exercise – Building the surfactants value chain
Price and cost drivers
END OF SEMINAR
Neil has over 25 years of experience in the chemicals and surfactants business. His firm, Neil A Burns LLC provides investment and advisory services to companies in the surfactant value chain.
As part of this business he also represents Desmet Ballestra in the North American market for detergents and surfactants technology. In addition he is a founder and the CEO of P2 Science, Inc. a renewable chemical company. His previous experience includes the chemicals group at Rio Tinto Zinc plc, Oliver Wyman Consulting, Pilot Chemical Co, VVF Ltd and Oxiteno.
Neil is an experienced public speaker and currently partners with ICIS to produce surfactants conferences globally. He is based in New Jersey in the US.
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This two-day course offers a comprehensive overview of petrochemical markets, looking at trade flows, regional dynamics, pricing, and factors driving the industry. It also offers expert insights into the outlook for petrochemicals.
Get to grips with pricing and profitability in petrochemicals markets, exploring cost structures, value chains, margins, price drivers and more. This one-day course also covers the fundamentals of forecasting and price negotiations.
Neil Burns takes a proper group approach to the course, as he draws on the inherent talents of technical and business personnel who participate. Anyone who wants to think and act more strategically about the future opportunities in surfactants should attend.