News | August 12, 2014

21st Asia Petrochemical Summit Resumes In Singapore To Explore Technology Innovations & Downstream Derivatives Trends


CMT’s 21st Asia Petrochemical Summit (APS) reconvenes in Singapore on September 24-25, 2014 to discuss global crude, naphtha & propane market trends, petchem & downstream demand, as well as investments, expansion plans, and competitive strategies in South East Asia, North Asia (China, Japan, Korea), India & the Middle East and much more.

Singapore (PRWEB) - Over 1.5 days, key executives from Asia’s petrochemical fraternity will explore trends and opportunities in the region’s petrochemical industry that has witnessed recent uncertainties in feedstock, cost pressures on operational fronts, and volatility in markets. The experts are expected to also delve into the changing horizons across markets in Indonesia, India, China, GCC & Iran, and their strategies for the future.

Overall market insights will be shared via sessions on ‘Global Crude, Naphtha & Propane Market Outlook’ by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd, ‘Olefins & Polyolefins Market Outlook’ by Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Co Ltd, plus ‘Aromatics & Derivatives Market Outlook’ by Nexant Asia. Specific country-focused analysis on ‘Rationalization of North Asia’s (China, Japan & Korea) Petchem Industry’ by KBC Advanced Technology, ‘India’s Petrochemical Sector Update’ by Reliance Industries Ltd, and ‘Indonesia Petrochemical Market Outlook’ by PT. Tuban Petrochemical Industries (Tuban Petro) are also included in the agenda.

Further, downstream focused presentations about ‘On-Purpose Propylene Production in China: Technology Options for Investment & Development’ and ‘Inter-Material Replacement, a Growth Opportunity for Specialty Polypropylenes’ will be addressed by Petrochina Planning & Engineering Institute and Milliken Asia Pte Ltd., respectively.

Other key sessions in the program include: 

  • Growth Prospects of Biobased Chemicals in Asia – Genomatica
  • Ethylene Glycol Market Forecast in the Next 5 Years – Mitsubishi Corporation
  • Logistics Challenges & Economic Viability ofExporting LNG from Shale Gas to Asia – Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.

The annual event expects to draw CEOs, Presidents, GMs, Product / Marketing / Sales Directors, Business Development Managers, Executives & Traders from Feedstock / Olefins / Aromatics / Plastics Companies, Coal & Natural Gas Companies, Refineries, Additives and Catalyst Companies, Industry / Energy Consultants, Project Financiers, Technology Licensors, International Engineering & Contracting Firms supporting the energy industries.


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