Platts Petrochemicals

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March 26 - 28, 2017

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San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
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Platts Petrochemicals

Meet with us in the S&P Global Platts Hospitality Suite located in Room 7, at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter. There, you’ll be able to pick up our most recent special reports and outlooks and demo our new and enhanced analytics products with our dedicated trainer.

You can also schedule a meeting with our market specialists and analysts to discuss specific interests. These one-to-one meetings will be tailored to your needs, offering you the opportunity to get our views on such topics as: supply and demand balances, global trade flows and price trends. This is a great opportunity to gain deeper insight and get your queries clarified.

Suite Location

San Antonio Rivercenter Marriott
Meeting Room 7

Hospitality Suite Hours

  • Sunday, March 26, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

  • Monday, March 27, 8 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

  • Tuesday, March 28, 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Book your meeting today.


Bernardo Fallas

Bernardo Fallas

Associate Editorial
Director – Petrochemicals, Americas

Phillipe Craig

Phillipe Craig

Associate Editor – Latin Polymers (PE, PP, PVC)

John Calton

John Calton

Managing Editor – Aromatics, Solvents & Intermediates

Christopher Ferrel

Christopher Ferrell

Managing Editor –
Olefins & Polymers

Emmanuel Gallegos

Emmanuel Gallegos

Editor – Latin Olefins and Polymers

Anthony Garcia

Anthony Garcia

Associate Editor, Petrochemicals

Kristen Hays

Kristen Hays

Petrochemical Analysts

Nida Qureshi

Nida Qureshi

Associate Editor, Olefins and PP - Americas

Justin Schneewind

Justin Schneewind

Associate Editor, Methanol and Blend Stocks - Americas


Platts Industry Sessions at AFPM IPC

We will also be holding complimentary industry sessions in our suite during the conference. Please stop by and listen to our market editors and analysts discuss the following topics:

Sunday, March 26th
10 am – US Aromatics: Supply, seasonality & the bullish road ahead

  • Styrene takes benzene for a ride – but for how long?
  • Driving season & its pull on toluene, mixed xylenes
  • Arbitrages & the tale of diminished imports

2 pm – Petrochemical Feedstocks: A forward-looking view of NGLs & Naphtha

  • Update on North American production
  • Resurgence in drilling & implications for USG region
  • Assessing ethane availability & ‘third wave’ prospect

Monday, March 27th
11 am – Polyethylene Export Logistics: Make It, Move It

  • Scope of US expansions and export surplus along US Gulf Coast region
  • Ports beyond Houston marketing themselves as congestion-free alternatives
  • US railroads partnering with logistics companies to establish packaging terminals

4 pm – Polyethylene: New Capacity is Almost Here – Now What?

  • Markets that stand to gain from the surge in US production
  • Shifting global dynamics in an era of cheaper feedstocks
  • Supply/demand expectations beyond the second wave of projects

Agenda subject to change


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