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The Global Petrochemical Industry Training Course

Understanding the Complex Interactions Between Technology, Economics and Markets

The Global Petrochemical Industry Course is Nexant’s flagship public training course.

This three-day course provides an overview of the petrochemical industry, with extensive insights into the technology and business of chemicals in the entire value chain, from oil and gas to the basic building blocks and through to the intermediates, polymers, plastics and end-uses. It offers a unique combination of the broad picture and specific examples and clearly explains the complex inter-dependency between technology, economics and markets.

What this course covers

  • Feedstocks – From oil, gas, and coal to biomass; where they come from and how they influence the economics
  • Chemical building blocks – How the seven basic petrochemical building blocks are converted into the industry’s most important products
  • Technology and economics – Their inter-dependency and the impact of new technologies
  • Market of each key chemical – Supply, demand, and trade
  • Change – The industry’s massive restructuring
  • Main players – The petrochemical players and their history
  • Major applications – Fertilizers, polymers (plastics, fibers, paints, rubbers, resins, etc.), consumer products, pharmaceuticals, etc.
  • Hot topics – Biorenewables, coal to chemicals, methanol to olefins, the shale revolution, etc.

Who can benefit from this training

  • New professionals joining the industry, who use the course as introduction to the chemical business
  • Experienced professionals who wish to refresh and broaden their knowledge and to understand how the industry is connected
  • Professionals from the financial sectors, consulting companies, legal, and research institutions, who deal with the chemical industry
  • Personnel from various functional areas, such as marketing, planning, logistics, procurement, HR, and corporate communications

What you will receive

  • Training from one of Nexant Training’s engaging industry experts
  • Our book containing the complete training course content plus additional reference materials in both hard copy and digital PDF version.
  • Current and updated supply, demand and trade data for the main products
  • A Petrochemical flow chart poster
  • Certificate of achievement upon completion of the course
  • Drinks reception and networking on the first day
  • Continental breakfast, lunch, breaks

Download our ‘Global Petrochemical Industry’ training course Agenda

The Global Petrochemical Industry

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"Kept at the right level of details. Up to date figures. Very interactive and lots of images, videos to make
it interesting."

"The impressive amount of information covered in such as short time. Liked how it related and tied it all together. Manuel is a wealth of knowledge."

"The training perfectly connected the business/ economical side to the scientific side, which made it very useful for me. The hand-outs are extremely valuable."

"Excellent course! The instructor has a talent to turn plain material into a super interesting presentation."

"Great way to refresh existing knowledge and increase awareness about all products. Should be taken by all employees."

"Collaboration was the key for getting this course right. Participants like the mix of topics and activities."