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A Chemical Industry workshop for investors and advisors to the chemicals sector

A workshop tailored for investors and advisors to the chemicals sector.

This course was designed specifically for professionals in the financial industry, whether it be banks, private equity companies or other investment funds who have an interest in financing of chemical projects or may be involved in investments or M&A opportunities .  The training provides an overview of the petrochemical industry in a one day workshop – sufficient to understand the most important concepts and products – and providing enough detail so that investors and financiers can get an understanding of how the petrochemical business works.

Topics covered:

  • The relationship and dynamics between the oil and gas and petrochemicals industries
  • Review of the main chemical value chains
  • Economics of petrochemicals production (cost of production modelling) and review of the main drivers of cost competitiveness (feedstock, utilities considerations, alternative process technologies etc.)
  • Principles of product price and margin forecasting
  • Differences in regional production economics including the implication of feedstock access and prices, logistics and trade costs etc.
  • Evaluating key commercial and operational risks for chemicals investments
  • Strategic aspects and major trends in the industry, including insights on the implications of shale oil and gas on chemical production, cracking lighter feedstocks, plastics recycling and downgauging, alternative feedstock developments, e.g., chemicals from coal and bio/renewable sources etc.

Who can benefit:

  • Professionals from the financial sectors, consulting companies, legal, and research institutions, who deal with the chemical industry
  • Personnel from various functional areas, such as strategic planning, project evaluation, market intelligence, sales and marketing
  • Personnel looking to prepare a business case or take new technologies to market
  • Professionals in the chemical industry looking to broaden their knowledge

What you will receive:

  • Training from one of Nexant Training’s engaging industry experts
  • Our book containing the complete training course content plus additional case studies & exercises, in both hard copy and digital PDF version.
  • Certificate of achievement upon completion of the course
  • Drinks reception and networking on the first day
  • Continental breakfast, lunch, breaks

Chemical Training for Financial Services

The Global Petrochemical Industry

Map Icon London | Novotel Tower Bridge

Date Icon 22nd September 2020

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

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Date Icon 6th October 2020

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The Global Petrochemical Industry

Map Icon Shanghai

Date Icon 17th November 2020

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Business Management & Economics

Map Icon London

Date Icon 1st December 2020

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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."

"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."