Masterclass in Petrochemicals

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30 April – 2 May 2017
Dubai, UAE
Understanding the regional and global petrochemicals' feeds, building blocks, products, value chains, processes, economic and commercial aspects driving competitiveness, supply/demand, players and structures.

An intensive and interactive petrochemical program with a comprehensive and tailored course book, covering all major building blocks, processes, feedstocks, technologies, derivatives, integration with up-mid-down-and-side stream of the hydrocarbon value chain, as well as petrochemicals economics, latest of market evolution, regional dynamics and player's landscape.

The content, design and conduct are based on the trainer's decades of experience in operational and senior leadership roles. It is developed for professionals, managers and leaders of (petro)chemical companies, government officials, consultants, industry associations, NGOs, as well as those providing materials and/or services to this vital 4-trillion-$ industry.

Learn from one of the world's leading experts

Former President of Shell Chemicals Middle East


Aman Amanpour has been an independent petrochemicals & energy consultant since April 2010 after retiring from Shell. His clientele consists of major petrochemicals and energy corporations, as well as renowned companies providing key services to these industries.


Benefits of Attending

  • Understand petrochemical products, projects and technologies
  • Gain an insight into the latest commercial challenges and opportunities in the industry
  • Learn how to develop insights and techniques to mitigate risks

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for those who are developing their careers in the petrochemicals industry.

As well as senior managers who need a big-picture refresher, investors, regulators and suppliers.

Course Format

The course is presented in a highly participative format. The trainer will start with some basic principles, requiring interaction and discussion with the delegates. Actual case studies, discussions and interactive analyses will ensure that the course content is both engaging and interesting.

Registration & coffee will start at 8:00am on Day One. The course will run for three days, starting daily at 8:30am and finishing at 4:00pm. There will be two coffee breaks and a seated buffet lunch on each day.

Agenda Key Highlights
  • Essentials of the petrochemicals and chemicals industry key facts, figures and elements
  • Basic (petro) chemistry and related terminologies
  • The main petrochemicals building blocks and their derivatives
  • Petrochemicals in everyday life
  • A responsible industry
  • Global petrochemicals
  • Innovations, current and future trends

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