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The Global Petrochemical Industry Training Course

Understanding the Complex Interactions Between Technology, Economics and Markets

This is our famous course that we have been teaching for over 30 years and it has helped thousands of professionals understand the petrochemical industry.  The 3-day course looks at feedstocks and building blocks to the main value chains, reviewing technology, applications, producers, trade, etc.  This course is perfect for people who are just joining the business, transferring from other areas or for professionals who are already experts on certain products but who may benefit from getting a broad overview.  Even people who have already taken the course join it after a few years to get a refresher!

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

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Date Icon 24th September 2019

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Date Icon 19th November 2019

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

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Business Management & Economics

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Date Icon 25th November 2019

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Date Icon 9th December 2019

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Plastics for a Sustainable World

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Plastics for a Sustainable World

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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."

"Nexant is one of the most important courses you can take in this industry. 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."