TODAY at Petrochemical Strategies, we consolidated the comments and views of leading petrochemical experts to predict what will happen in 2021.
"Twas the Night Before Start-Up" is a holiday inspired look at what it takes to start up a petrochemical facility. Several facilities are coming online in 2021. Although a lighthearted look, to story touches on some of the key aspects about starting up a very complex industrial production facility.
Thanksgiving message to the Petrochemical Strategies family
TODAY, Petrochemical Strategies will compare the energy and environmental policies of the presidential candidates using a model guaranteed to predict the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.
Today we talk to Dave Hovde, President of HOVCO, about leadership in the chemical industry, specifically about smaller companies in a highly fragmented market.
Peter Daniel, Senior Managing Director of Water Street Partners, an Ankura Company, talks about joint ventures. He shares his insights about what it takes to set up a successful joint venture, why there are so many in the petrochemical space, and what could go wrong.
Once upon a time, Pat was a young professional with a good job and good friends. But Pat wanted to meet more people, maybe someone who could help career-wise or maybe share in traveling the world or maybe just do something bigger and better. Pat felt that working together, being together with someone else would mean a better life
TODAY at Petrochemical Strategies we talk to Ted Cooper, President of Elevate Resources about pipelines. Earlier this month, a US district court ordered that The Dakota Access Pipeline be shut down by August 5 pending EPA review. Other pipelines faced headwinds, such as Keystone XL and Atlantic Coast Natural Gas. "Let It Flow" looks at the importance of pipelines for the energy industry and why these mega projects fail to be completed.
With a name like “Petrochemical Strategies,” it’s not surprising that I talk about the petrochemical industry. But, the production of petrochemicals is only half the story. It’s the “what comes around.” The conversation isn’t complete unless we talk about “what goes around.” Today I talk to Ron Cormier about plastics recycling.,
Today, we look at the US economy and petrochemicals, which a deeper look at the natural gas market. The perfect storm is brewing with high inventories, increased associated gas production with crude approaching $40/bbl, demand in the dumps and international arbs firmly closed.
Today at Petrochemical Strategies, I hope to have an entertaining and informative look at Getting Back to Business. First, I take a look at information recently published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Then, I look into what the future holds for petrochemical and other 24/7 operations. You can see the video at https://lnkd.in/gVgdr62 or read the blog at https://lnkd.in/exezXBA.#petrochemicals #COVID19 #BEA #chemicals #chemical #chemicalindustry#downstream #refining #refinery #24/7
In the final installment of the New Normal, we talk to Bob Sittmann, President of the Northeastern Chemical Association. But first, we will look at US Census Bureau data on retail sales.
In the second part of our New Normal series, we talk to Kelly Knopp, petrochemical executive and founder of Citroniq Chemicals about his company, views on the COVID 19 pandemic and outlook for the future.
This is the first of a three part series on the New Normal facing the petrochemical industry. The theme is resiliency. Petrochemical Strategies talked to Dennis Seith, President of The Founders Club about how his organization is dealing with the COVID 19 pandemic.
With crude oil futures dropping below zero for the first time, let’s look at what drove the massive sell off and huge trading losses, and examine whether or not this could happen again.
Petrochemical Strategies examines petrochemical economics, the impact of forward and backward integration and in the implications of low oil prices on petrochemical.
In the first video blog by Petrochemical Strategies, Robert Sawchuk discusses the impact of COVID-19 on his personal life and on the petrochemical industry.
April 7, 2020