ICIS is pleased to announce a free webinar on the US shale gas boom and its impact on the global petrochemical industry

Houston, July 2013 – As part of the series of free market information ICIS provides, we will be hosting a free webinar on July 30 2013 11am EDT on the US shale gas boom and its impact on the global petrochemical industry. Join Joe Chang, global editor of ICIS Chemical Business as he discusses this topic and provides an outlook of the industry. Click here to register for the webinar

  • Cover details of the planned major projects in the US and Canada as a result of the shale gas boom
  • Put 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
  • Look 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
  • Explore the dynamics of US LNG exports – threat or opportunity for US petrochemicals?

After the presentation, there will be a Q&A session with Joe Chang, so don’t miss this opportunity to speak with an industry expert.

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.

About ICIS

ICIS is the world's largest petrochemical market information provider, and has fast-growing energy and fertilizer divisions. Our aim is to give companies in global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions.  We have over 30 years’ experience of providing pricing information, news, analysis and consultancy to buyers, sellers and analysts.

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