Platts Petrochemicals

Meet Platts at EPCA 2017

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October 1-3, 2017

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Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Budapester Str. 2, 10787 Berlin
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Platts Petrochemicals

Platts Pre-Conference Seminar

Platts will be hosting a Petrochemicals Seminar prior to the EPCA Conference on Sunday Oct 1.

Join our senior editors and analysts as they share and discuss their insights on current issues impacting the European and global petrochemical markets.

Date:

Sunday, October 1, 2017

Time:

9 am – 11 am CEST

Location:

Potsdam I and III at Hotel InterContinental Berlin, Budapester Str. 2, 10787 Berlin, Germany


Agenda

9 am

Introduction to S&P Global Platts

Hetain Mistry, Managing Analyst, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

9:05 am

Crude oil prices and impact on petrochemical feedstocks

  • Crude Price Outlook
  • Impact of climbing crude oil prices on olefins production economics
  • Review of the US NGL picture and upcoming olefin projects in North America and the rest of the world
  • Impact of NGL exports to Europe

Mike Mccafferty, Managing Analyst, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

9:30 am

Short-term plastic surpluses, but long-term need for more capacity

  • New plastic production to push global operating rates to close to 80%
  • Is there a need for unit rationalization in the short-term
  • How growing plastic production in the US is impacting global supply balances
  • Even with lower GDP expectations, new production will be needed again in 2027

Hetain Mistry, Managing Analyst, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

9:55 am

Restructuring in global aromatic tradeflows

  • Lighter feeds force the US to import more aromatics
  • Who is positioned to capitalize on this new structure?
  • Tradeflows: India and the Middle East join the fray
  • Impact of protectionist measures

Yuriko Kato, Senior Price Assessment Specialist, Aromatics, S&P Global Platts

10:20 am

Panel Discussion:
What to look out for in 2018: Operating in a low-margin world?

Moderator:

Hetain Mistry, Managing Analyst, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

10:45 am

Q & A with the audience

11 am

End of Seminar

Agenda subject to change

Hospitality Suite & One-on-One Meetings

Meet with us in the S&P Global Platts Hospitality Suite located in Charlottenburg III at InterContinental Berlin. There, you’ll be able to collect our most recent special reports, outlooks and demo our analytics products with our dedicated trainer.

You can also schedule a meeting with our senior editors and analysts or a product specialist to discuss specific interests. These one-to-one meetings will be tailored to your needs, offering you the opportunity to get our views on topics including supply and demand balances, global trade flows and price trends.

This year we are also hosting a small round table discussion in our hospitality suite on the essentials of hedging and its relevance to petrochemicals companies like yours. Hosted by Olivier Treuer, Executive Director, Morgan Stanley on Sunday, Oct 1, 12:30 - 1:30 pm (Option 1) or alternatively on Monday, Oct 2, 10 - 11 am (Option 2).

This is a great opportunity to gain deeper insights and get your queries clarified.

Location:

Charlottenburg III at InterContinental Berlin

Opening Hours:

Sunday, Oct 1, 8 am – 6:30 pm CEST
Monday, Oct 2, 8 am – 6:30 pm CEST
Tuesday, Oct 3, 8 am – 2:30 pm CEST


S&P Global Platts Editors & Analysts

Hetain Mistry

Hetain Mistry

Specializes in: Analysis - Polyolefins, Olefins, Aromatics

Michael Mccafferty

Michael Mccafferty

Specializes in: Analysis - NGLs, Olefins

Maria Tsay

Maria Tsay

Specializes in: Aromatics, Solvents, Blending Components, Intermediates

James Mckenna

James Mckenna

Specializes in: Ethylene, Polyethylene, Ethylene Glycol

Sam Hashmi

Sam Hashmi

Specializes in: Benzene, Toluene, Xylenes, Hydro-solvents, PTA

Daved Chohan

Daved Chohan

Specializes in: Butadiene, Chlorine, Caustic Soda, EDC, VCM, Crude C4, Raffinate-1, Turkish & African Polymers, PVC

Yuriko Kato

Yuriko Kato

Specializes in: Styrene, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene


Thordur Gunnarsson

Thordur Gunnarsson

Specializes in: Propylene, Acrylonitrile, Polypropylene


Michael Samueli

Michael Samueli

Specializes in: Methanol, MTBE, ETBE, Oxysolvents

Shashank Shekhar

Shashank Shekhar

Specializes in: Xylenes, Polyethylene Terephthalate, SBR

Miguel Cambeiro

Miguel Cambeiro

Specializes in: Pricing Methodology

Anna Crowley

Anna Crowley

Editorial Director, EMEA Petrochemicals

Commercial Team

Olivier Geleoc

Global
Petrochemical Commodity Specialist

Adil Butt

Business Development Manager

Vinod Kumar

Business Development Manager

Roundtable Discussion on Hedging

Olivier Treuer

Olivier Treuer

Executive Director
Morgan Stanley

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