*Please Note Date & Hotel Change:
The dates and hotel location of this conference have changed to December 12-13, Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria, Houston

Where 700+ Petrochemical Producers Connect with Strategic Supply Chain Stakeholders & Logistic Providers

Representing Over 14 Million Tons Per Annum (mtpa) of New Capacity in Petrochemicals Through 2020

chevron-phillips Mont Belvieu, Texas Plastics Plant - expected start up Q3 2017

Estimated capacity increase:
1.3 million tons per year
Confirmed 2017 Attendees:
  • General Manager - Global Supply Chain
  • Global Motor Carrier & Bulk Services Manager
  • Exports Transportation Supervisor
ExxonMobil 1.5 million tons per year cracker in Baytown, Texas is expected to come online in 2017 Confirmed 2017 Attendees:
  • Capital Projects Manager
  • Capital Projects Advisor
  • Capital Projects Advisor
  • Capital Projects Advisor
  • Capital Projects Advisor
  • Capital Projects Advisor
Formosa Already has two ethane crackers in Texas that produce 1.66 million tons per year of ethylene

1.59 million tons per year cracker in Point Comfort, Texas to follow in 2017 or 2018
Confirmed 2017 Attendees:
  • Sr. Director - Logistics Management Department
  • Rail Rate Analyst
  • Logistics Manager- Rail
sasol World-scale petrochemical complex near the existing site in Southwest Louisiana estimated for completion in 2018. The site will produce 1.5 million tons ethylene annually Confirmed 2017 Attendees:
  • Commercial Manager
  • Senior Manager - Logistics
  • Senior Distribution Specialist
  • Distribution Specialist
shell Pennsylvania Chemicals Project expected to come online in 2022.

Approx.. annual production capacity of 3.3 billion pounds ethylene, approx. 3.5 billion pounds of polyethylene
Confirmed 2017 Attendees:
  • PE Logistics Development Manager
  • Logistics Analyst
  • Logistics Manager - Polyethylene
  • Business Development Manager, Polyethylene
solvay After a $85 million unit was built in Georgia, US, completed in mid-2016, Solvay’s total PEEK neat resin production capacity is at 2,500 metric tons worldwide Confirmed 2017 Attendees:
  • Director of Supply Chain, North America Oil & Gas
  • Director - Business Development & Supply Chain
  • Vice President, Government & Public Affairs
  • Supply Chain Manager
  • Supply Chain Manager
sabic New petrochemical plant in San Patricio County with ExxonMobil (dates not yet confirmed)

Estimated capacity increase: 1.8 million tons per year
Confirmed 2017 Attendees:
  • Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Liquids - America
  • Senior Analyst, Supply & Demand Planning
  • Senior Analyst, Demand Planning
  • Analyst, Supply & Demand Planning
Dow Chemical 1.5 million tons per year cracker targeted to come online in mid-2017 Confirmed 2017 Attendees
  • Global Director - Supply Chain
Ineos Annual manufacturing capacity of over 8.6 billion pounds of petrochemicals. Planning expansion projects in Europe which will rely heavily on feedstock imports from the US. Confirmed 2017 Attendees
  • Team Leader - Rail
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Logistics Operations Manager
  • Packaging Coordinator


2017 Attendees Include:

Job Title Company  
Oil & Gas Key Account Manager Americas AkzoNobel
Senior Vice President, Integrated Supply Chain AkzoNobel
CBDO & Vice President ALFRED TALKE GmbH & Co. KG  
Director, Supply Chain BASF
Global Director and Head of Digital SC Development - BASF 4.0 BASF
CEO Beltway Transport  
Dir. Port Business Development BNSF Railway  
Director Marketing, Petroleum & Chemicals Canadian National Railway Company  
Strategic Sourcing Leader Celanese
Americas Logistics Manager Celanese
Manager, Logistics – El Do Hub Chemtura
General Manager - Global Supply Chain Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Exports Transportation Supervisor Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Global Motor Carrier & Bulk Services Manager Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Head of Chemical Vertical Americas DAMCO  
Group Managing Director Den Hartogh Global B.V.  
Global Business Director - C4 & Comonomers Dow Chemical
Texas Operations Hydrocarbons Site Integration and Supply Chain Leader Dow Chemical
Global Supply Chain Manager DuPont
Chief Executive Officer Dupré Logistics  
Vice President Eagle Transport Corp  
Chief Commercial Officer EMS Management  
Capital Projects Advisor ExxonMobil
Supply Chain Manager ExxonMobil
Project Advisor – Global Supply Chain Capital Projects ExxonMobil
Major Project Venture Planner ExxonMobil
Advisor , Capital Projects, Supply Chain ExxonMobil
Capital Projects Advisor ExxonMobil
Director, Sales & Industrial Development Florida East Coast Railway  
General Manager FMS Logistics  
Senior Director - Logistics Management Department Formosa Plastic Corp
Logistics Manager- Rail Formosa Plastics Corp.
Rail Rate Analyst Formosa Plastics Corp.
Regional Sales Manager, Trade Development GA Ports Authority  
Senior Vice President, Corporate Commercial Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services, Inc.  
Chief Commercial Officer Georgia Exports Company  
Senior Manager, Business Development Gulf Winds International  
Director, Americas & Global Logistics Purchasing Huntsman Corporation 
Team Leader – Rail INEOS Olefins and Polymers
Supply Chain Analyst INEOS Olefins and Polymers
Logistics Operations Manager INEOS Olefins and Polymers
Packaging Coordinator INEOS Olefins and Polymers
Director of Logistics INEOS Styrolution America, LLC
Global Marine Manager INVISTA sarl
Managing Director JLL Ports, Airports & Infrastructure  
Assistant Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Petroleum and Chemicals Kansas City Southern Railway  
Commissioner of Multimodal Commerce Louisiana DOTD  
Distribution Specialist Lyondellbasell
Director - Supply Chain M. Holland Company  
Vice President - Operations M. Holland Company  
Vice President Millard Maritime  
International Business Manager Mitsubishi International PolymerTrade Corp
President MONTACHEM  
Vice President National Property Holdings  
Vice President of Logistics Norton Lilly International  
Director, Export Logistics NOVA Chemicals
Director, North American Logistics NOVA Chemicals
Commercial Manager Odfjell  
VP Industrial Development OmniTRAX  
Global Polyolefins Business Manager Phillip Townsend Associates, Inc.  
Contracts Manager Phillips 66  
VP, Business Investment Pittsburgh Regional Alliance  
CEO Plantgistix  
Director Port Freeport  
Executive Director/CEO Port Manchac/STPPC  
Port Representative North America Port of Antwerp  
Executive Director Port of Houston   
Senior Director, Trade Development Port of Houston   
Commercial Manager Port of New Orleans  
President & CEO Port of New Orleans  
Advisor Business Intelligence Port of Rotterdam  
Sales Director Port of Vancouver USA  
Area Manager-West Port of Virginia  
Chief Commercial Officer Ports America  
Executive Vice President / Chief Operations Officer Quest Liner  
Vice President – Americas RightShip Americas LLC  
Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Liquids- Americas Sabic
Sr. Analyst, Demand Planning Sabic
Senior Analyst, Supply & Demand Planning Sabic
Representative, Customer Service, Supply Chain, Chemicals SBU Sabic
Senior Manager – Logistics & Infrastructure Sasol
Distribution Specialist Sasol
Senior Distribution Supervisor – Marine Sasol
CEO SGS Petroleum Service Corporation  
VP, Operational Excellence SGS Petroleum Service Corporation  
PE Logistics Development Manager Shell Chemical
Logistics Analyst Shell Chemical
Logistics Manager - Polyethylene Shell Chemical
Business Development Manager, Polyethylene Shell Chemical
President Smartbridge  
Supply Chain Manager Soltex
Vice President, Government & Public Affairs, North America Solvay
Director of Supply Chain, North America Oil & Gas Solvay
Inventory & Logistics Manager Solvay
Supply Chain Manager Solvay
President Sunburst TruckLines, Inc.  
Vice President TGS  
VP Regulatory Services Group The Greenbrier Companies  
Chief Commercial & Operations Officer The Port of Long Beach  
Vice President and General Manager - Chemicals Union Pacific  
Global Supply Chain Director Vinmar


Destination Houston for Petrochemical Supply Chain Professionals

The 3rd edition of Petrochemical Supply Chain & Export Logistics will be the must attend event in your 2017 calendar. Encompassing national and international news, high-level insight and forecasts from global leaders - the conference sessions attract Supply Chain Executives, SVPs, VPs, Directors and Senior Management from all the key business types and major players, globally.

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Petrochemical Update
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Petrochemical Update
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Business Development -
Oil, Nuclear & Petrochemicals
Petrochemical Update
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2017 Sponsors & Exhibitors

Gold Sponsors

  • Dupre Logistics
  • honeywell
  • honeywell
  • Greenbrier Companies
  • National Property Holding
  • Rail Logix
  • TGS

Silver Sponsors

  • advisian
  • Bulkmatic
  • Plantgistix

Port Sponsors

  • Georgia Ports Authority
  • Port freeport
  • Port NOLA
  • Port of Long Beach
  • the-port-of-virginia

Railroad Sponsors

  • CN
  • Kansas
  • union pacific

Lanyard Sponsor

  • unitcargo

Wi-Fi Sponsor

  • MILS


  • coastal cargo
  • EMS
  • intersack
  • tankspan


  • ATLS
  • BDP
  • Coperion
  • Cordstrap
  • DCG
  • DoverMEI
  • Eagle
  • EMS
  • the-port-of-virginia
  • Powell
  • rsi
  • SPSI
  • Transporeon

Media Partners

  • cscmp
  • HCB
  • JOC
  • Link
  • maritime executive
  • North American Rail Shipper Association (NARS)
  • Eagle
  • SCLG
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