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The Global Petrochemical Industry Training Course

Understanding the Complex Interactions Between Technology, Economics and Markets

This three-day Global Petrochemical Industry training 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.

These courses are designed for both technical and non-technical industry professionals, new to the industry as well as those that desire a refresher course. Our past attendees have represented a wide range of job functions and industries.

Topics covered:

  • 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:

  • 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

The Global Petrochemical Industry

Map Icon Novotel Hotel, London

Date Icon 24th September 2019

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Map Icon DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites, Houston

Date Icon 15th October 2019

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Map Icon Renaissance Hotel, Shanghai

Date Icon 19th November 2019

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

Map Icon Novotel Hotel, London

Date Icon 24th September 2019

Clock Icon 3 Days

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

Map Icon DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites, Houston

Date Icon 15th October 2019

Clock Icon 3 Days

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

Map Icon Renaissance Hotel, Shanghai

Date Icon 19th November 2019

Clock Icon 3 Days

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Business Management & Economics

Map Icon Novotel Hotel, London

Date Icon 2nd December 2019

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Map Icon New York

Date Icon 9th December 2019

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Endorsements

"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."