Aromatics Outlook
WEBINAR

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February 26, 2020
1pm–2pm  (GMT +8)

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Online

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Complimentary

S&P Global Platts

Join us at the S&P Global Platts Aromatics Outlook webinar to learn all about current updates and future outlook for gasoline blending and aromatics.

The webinar session will cover:

  • Key Aromatics Market Outlook in 2020: Will Gasoline blending demand remain as “Relief Pitcher” for Aromatics in 2020?
  • Exclusive! Aromatics Outlook Teaser




Speakers

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Michelle
Kim

Senior Editor, Asia Petrochemicals
S&P Global Platts

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Regina
Sher

Associate Editor, Petrochemicals
S&P Global Platts

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Eshwar Yennigalla

Senior Analyst, Petrochemicals
S&P Global Platts



Agenda

Agenda subject to change

1:00pm

Key Aromatics Market Outlook in 2020: Will Gasoline blending demand remain as ‘Relief Pitcher’ for Aromatics in 2020?

  • In 2019, unexpected bullishness in the gasoline market supported Aromatics (MX/TL) and MTBE demand, while oversupplied PX/BZ dampened the Aromatics production margins

  • Will gasoline blending demand continuously become the ‘relief pitcher’ for the lengthening aromatics markets in 2020?

Speaker:  Michelle Kim, Senior Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

1:20pm

PX/PTA Outlook in 2020

  • The impact of coronavirus outbreak on the polyester chain amid weak fundamentals

  • Will upcoming PTA capacity ease the lengthening PX market?

  • Updates on PX methodology

Speaker: Regina Sher, Associate Editor, Petrochemicals, S&P Global Platts

1:35pm

Aromatics Outlook – Outlook Across the Barrel

  • New normal for Asian aromatics; Overbuilds lead to change in price ceilings & floors

  • The naphtha story and impact on aromatics

  • Will 2020 austere growth in end-product demand?

Speaker: Eshwar Yennigalla, Senior Analyst, Petrochemicals

1:45pm


Q&A

2:00pm

End of Webinar Session

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