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1 Day series | Petrochemical Industry Fundamentals | Petrochemical Price Forecasting Techniques | Commercial Strategies for Petrochemical Industry

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Petrochemical Industry Fundamentals

Gain a comprehensive overview on the industry fundamentals, changing feedstock slates, impact of production of petrochemicals, process technology, market dynamics across the olefins, aromatics and thermoplastic products, profitability drivers – all to help you make better informed business decisions.

Petrochemical Price Forecasting Techniques

Gain an overall understanding on petrochemical price definition and forecasting techniques, production cost analysis and inherent margin analysis to build your confidence in forecasting for the short, medium and long term. Explore the underlying energy and feedstock values, variable and fixed costs and other production cost models. Discover the impact on inherent margin analysis on supply/demand balances, operating rates with recent market development and return on investment. Be equipped with price forecasting techniques on costing, diagnostic checks, regional relationships and arbitrage and price netbacks.

Commercial Strategies for Petrochemical Industry

The dynamics of the global petrochemical industry are changing rapidly and in profound ways. There is more volatility in the markets and many industry participants are adjusting towards JIT sales and purchase agreements. This course sets the participants in real life sales and purchase case studies whereby they will be confronted with cost, pricing, volatility, netback and logistics considerations, and they will be tasked to make decisions in this uncertain environment just like in real life. This is the only course of its kind in the industry that uses real life case studies to highlight key commercial concepts.

Who should attend?

These courses are designed for both technical and nontechnical industry participants, new to the industry, as well as those who desire a refresher course. Attendees in marketing, sales, procurement, strategic planning, manufacturing, technical and supply chain would benefit. As one builds on the other, we advise taking the Petrochemical Industry Fundamentals course first, followed by the Commercial Strategies for the Petrochemical Industry second.

6 CPE credits available. For questions or more information, please contact us.

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