Platts Petrochemicals

Platts at APLA

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November 20-22, 2016

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Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center
San Martin 1225/1275 Buenos Aires,
Buenos Aires 1104 Argentina

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Free

Platts Petrochemicals

› Platts Petrochemical Forum at APLA - Agenda
Forum – Auditorium on 1st Floor

› Platts Hospitality Suite Meeting Hours
Hospitality Suite – Gomez Lozada, 2nd Floor


Platts Petrochemical Forum at APLA - Agenda

Join us for our FREE Platts Petrochemical Forum at APLA 2016 on Sunday, November 20. During this forum our industry specialists will cover the Latin American petrochemical markets.

Where: Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center, Auditorium 1st floor

When: Sunday, November 20, 8 am to 12:30 pm


Agenda

8 am - 8:30 am

Registration/Coffee

8:30 am – 8:45 am

Introduction/Welcome
Bernardo Fallas, Associate Editorial Director – Americas Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

8:45 am - 9:10 am

Crude: Americas markets at a glance
Richard Capuchino, Associate Editorial Director – Americas Oil Markets Development, S&P Global Platts

  • Benchmark pricing dynamics
  • WTI/Brent projections amid uncertainty
  • Trade flows: How regional producers stack up

9:10 am - 9:35 am

NGLs: The shale revolution reaches Argentina Andrew Neal, NGL Analyst, Platts Analytics

  • Update on North American production
  • Lessons learned: applying US technology to Vaca Muerta
  • Challenges and opportunities

9:35 am - 10 am

Olefins: Navigating new capacities and demand
Bernardo Fallas, Associate Editorial Director – Americas Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

  • US ethylene buildup: Expansions & exports
  • Propylene: Unconventional technologies drive Asia, US growth
  • Latin America: Why shortages in key markets persist

10 am - 10:10 am

Group Q&A

10:10 am - 10:45 am

Coffee Break/Networking

10:45 am - 11:10 am

Aromatics: Making sense of oversupply in BTX
John Calton, Managing Editor – Aromatics, Solvents and Intermediates, S&P Global Platts

  • Benzene arbitrage to US swells inventories
  • Update on styrene, polystyrene & ABS
  • Possible changes in regional gasoline blending & implications

11:10 am - 11:35 am

Methanol: Americas’ place in evolving market
Justin Schneewind, Associate Editor, S&P Global Platts

  • Snapshot of US Gulf Coast production
  • Changing trade flows in the US & Latin America
  • Developing demand centers for methanol

11:35 am - 12:15 pm

Polymers: Latin America stands to gain from global resin surge
Christopher Ferrell, Managing Editor – Olefins and Polymers, S&P Global Platts

  • North America, Middle East PE expansions loom large
  • South America’s growing polymers deficit – what about projects?
  • Regional challenges for polypropylene – Is Asia the short-term solution?
  • What the surge in ethylene production means for PVC buyers

12:15 pm - 12:30pm

Group Q&A

Agenda subject to change


Meet with Platts industry specialists at the Platts hospitality suite

The Platts hospitality suite will be open for meetings throughout the APLA conference. To set aside some time with one of our industry specialists, fill out the form to the right and you will receive a booking link to complete your appointment.

Where: Platts Hospitality Suite, Gomez Lozada – 2nd Floor, Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center

Platts Suite and Booth Hours of Operation:
Sunday, November 20, 2016 | 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Monday, November 21, 2016 | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | 8:00 am – 1:00 pm


Available Specialists:

Bernardo Fallas

Bernardo
Fallas

Associate Editorial Director – Americas Petrochemicals
S&P Global Platts

Richard Capuchino

Richard
Capuchino

Associate Editorial Director – Americas Oil Markets Development
S&P Global Platts

Christopher Ferrell

Christopher
Ferrell

Managing Editor – Olefins and Polymers
S&P Global Platts

John Calton

John
Calton

Managing Editor – Aromatics, Solvents and Intermediates, Americas
S&P Global Platts

Justin Schneewind

Justin
Schneewind

Associate Editor, Methanol and Blend Stocks - Americas
S&P Global Platts

Nida Qureshi

Nida
Qureshi

Associate Editor, Olefins and PP - Americas
S&P Global Platts

Andrew Neal

Andrew
Neal

NGL Analyst
Platts Analytics

Kristen Hays

Kristen
Hays

Petrochemcial Analysts
Platts Analytics

Raul Dary

Raul
Dary

Head of LatAm Sales
S&P Global Platts

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