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Argus Petrochemical Asia 2017

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Argus Petrochemical Asia 2017 is an annual event for petrochemical market movers and industry experts from all over Asia-Pacific and the Middle East to meet and collaborate. The event is designed to merge all Asia’s key petrochemical events into three days of compact yet astute educational experiences, energetic discussions and robust business networking.Conference deliberations include new project developments, futures, domestic trading and the influence of feedstock prices.

Register today and join all participants from the industry. Active business discussions are guaranteed!


Day one: MTBE and methanol conference

  • Surging MTO capacity: Will there be enough methanol?
  • Asian gasoline demand and specification changes impact on MTBE markets
  • New methanol and MTBE investment challenges and opportunities

Day two: Petrochemical training

  • Petrochemical fundamentals: Value chain, jargon, chemical compounds and hydrocarbons
  • Influence of feedstock on chemical production and interaction of petrochemicals with oil, gas and energy
  • Price dynamics: Exploring factors affecting petrochemical price trends and forecasts
  • Regional trade patterns, supply, demand and refinery methods

Day three: Aromatics conference

  • PX Margins: How long and how much will PTA demand hold up?
  • China is heading to be the world’s largest importer of benzene: How will trade flows change?
  • Styrene: New capacity developments and the impact on margins

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Confirmed speakers

Dora Zhu, General Manager, Grand Resources
Jens Kaatze, Senior Vice President - Head of Product Management Business Unit Polycarbonates, Covestro
Sanjay Gupta,
Director, Finance, BK Sales
Dom LaVigne, Director of Government & Public Affairs, Methanol Institute
Clarence Woo, Executive Director, ACFA
Dave McCaskill, Vice President Methanol & Derivative Services, Argus
Anu Agarwal, Vice President Petrochemicals Asia, Argus
Becky Zhang, Petrochemical Analyst, Argus
Paco Rangel, Vice President, Aromatics, Argus
Bohan Loh, Petrochemical Markets Editor, Argus
Yeo Yukin, Vice-President Consulting, Argus
Roel Salazaar, Methanol & Derivatives Consultant, Argus
B.C Shou,
General Manager, Rongsheng International Trade

Reasons to attend

Three events in one: The event explores latest market movements in the MTBE, methanol and aromatics markets. It also features a training course on 16 August.

Bigger means more networking: As a three-in-one event, expect to meet a larger group of industry professionals from various fields of the petrochemical sector.

Getting ready for ever changing markets: Hear the latest developments in product flows and new projects coming on stream in the Middle East and China.

Our regular supporters

Arkema, Asia Chemicals Trading, BASF, Borouge, BP Asia, Braskem, Chemical Logitec, China Aviation Oil CKG Chemicals, Daelim, Danone, Enoc, Equate Petrochemical, Evonik Specialty Chemicals, Gemoil, Hiranyavarnaam Chemicals and Alkalis, HMEL, Huntsman, Idemitsu SM (Malaysia), Inge Steensland Singapore, Integra Petrochemicals, IRPC, Itochu, J Capital Research, Kempar Energy, Kolmar, Korea Petroleum, Kumho Petrochemical, Kuwait Petroleum (Beijing), Lanxess, IOC, Lauritzen Kosan, LG Chem, LG MMA, Lukoil Asia Pacific, Marubeni Thailand, MCC PTA Asia Pacific, Mitsui, MRPL, Muntajat, Norgas Carriers, NYK Bulkship (Asia), OCI, Oriental Petrochemical, PCC, Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore, Petronas Chemicals, Chandra Asri Petrochemical, Pertamina (Persero), Polytama Propindo, QAFAC, Reliance Industries, Repsol Trading, Sabic, Samsung C&T, Shell Eastern Chemicals, Shenghong Group, Sibur, Singapore Refining, Sinopec Chemical Commercial Holding (Hong Kong), SK Global Chemical, Styron (Hong Kong), Styron Europe, Sumitomo Chemical Asia, Tesoro, Thail Oil, Tonen General Sekiyu, Tongsuh Petrochemical, Total Petrochemical, Trammo, Trammo, Tricon Energy, UOP, Vinmar, Vitol Asia, Vopak ans many more...

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