Northeast US Petrochemical Construction Conference & Exhibition is over and will return in 2019

Key Speakers
from 2018 Included:

  • Hilary Mercer
    Hilary Mercer Vice President Pennsylvania Chemicals
  • Stacey Olson
    Stacey Olson President - Appalachia
  • Anca Rusu
    Anca Rusu Project Director - Pennsylvania Chemicals
    Shell Chemicals

  • Senator Camera Bartolotta
    Pennsylvania Senate
    Senator Camera Bartolotta State Senator
    Pennsylvania Senate
  • Rick DeCesar
    Rick DeCesar VP - Pipeline & Midstream Services
  • Secretary H. Wood Thrasher
    West Virginia Department of Commerce
    Secretary H. Wood ThrasherCabinet Secretary
    West Virginia Department of Commerce
  • Dennis M. Davin
    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
    Dennis M. Davin Secretary - Department of Community and Economic Development
    Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development
  • Morgan OBrien
    Morgan O'Brien President and CEO
  • Lee Ann Wainwright
    Lee Ann WainwrightPolicy, Government & Public Affairs Advisor
  • Robert Richard
    DTE Energy
    Robert Richard Senior Vice President of Major Enterprise Projects
    DTE Energy
  • Chad Riley
    The Thrasher Group
    Chad Riley CEO
    The Thrasher Group
  • Doug Scott, P.E.
    Shell Pipeline Company LP
    Doug Scott, P.E. Major Projects Manager
    Shell Pipeline Company LP
  • Brian Anderson
    WVU Energy Institute
    Brian AndersonDirector
    WVU Energy Institute
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Welcome to the Home of Petrochemical Projects
in the US Northeast

The Northeast US Petrochemical Construction Conference & Exhibition is positioned at the forefront of the burgeoning Petrochemical industry in the US Northeast region. The key themes for this year’s industry-tailored event include:

  • The Future for the Region: Discover what comes next, with insight from Shell, Chevron, WVU Energy Institute and the Pennsylvania Senate on the latest opportunities in the region, updates on foreign investment and the progress of ongoing projects.
  • Site Selection/Availability: Learn how to identify and harness your piece of a region now predicted to deliver more cost effective investment than the Gulf Coast. Don’t be late to the party, learn from those who have already done it.
  • Workforce Development: With workforce concerns an ever-present concern, we have gathered together key stakeholders to discuss contractor supply, training and management. We also are looking ahead at how to ready the next generation for a career in Petrochemicals.
  • Supply Chain and Logistics: With the industry still it its infancy, get an overview of supply chain & logistics investments and developments currently underway and planned to support the growth of plastics manufacturing in the region.
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Just some of the Owner/Operators Represented Include:

  • Chevron
  • Saudi-Aramco
  • invenergy
  • duke-energy
  • tenaska
  • Thirumalai-Chemicals-Ltd
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2018 Session:

Forging the Future with Energy -
Boosting Economic Development Opportunities in the Tri-State Region
  • Evaluate the prospects to enhance the regions opportunities in petrochemical & plastics manufacturing
  • Understand how focussing on increases in gas fired power and heating and key gas pipeline projects can significantly boost economic growth
  • Hear how success will require coordinated across the region including leaders in business, government, economic development, academic & non-profit communities

Stone Pier Capital Advisors Chair: Charles A. Schliebs Managing Director Stone Pier Capital Advisors

West Virginia Department of Commerce Secretary H. Wood Thrasher Cabinet Secretary West Virginia Department of Commerce

Pennsylvania State Senator Camera Bartolotta State Senator Pennsylvania Senate

Chevron Stacey Olson President - Appalachia Chevron

Peoples Natural Gas Morgan O’Brien President & CEO Peoples Natural Gas

Reed Smith Tarek Abdalla Partner Reed Smith

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Join 400+ stakeholders at the premier industry event for
petrochemical & related projects in the Northeast US

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What Our Delegates Say
About Our Events:

  • Sarens

    "I was able to have more valuable discussions with quality persons in these 2 days of conference, than in the entire 1st and 2nd quarter of this year"

    - Sarens
  • Industrial Info Resources

    "More Owner / Operator Attendees than any other event I have attended in Petrochemicals"

    - Industrial Info Resources
  • Dow Chemical

    "Good event for petrochemical suppliers and owners to learn about the current state of the industry and collaborate on best practices"

    - Dow Chemical
  • Chevron

    "Sincere congratulations on such a successful event! The Conference was well organized, both logistically and from contents perspective. There was plenty of networking opportunity as well"

    - Chevron
  • Brunel Energy

    "Great event and one of the best conferences that I have attended. This a great turn out and there were loads of decision makers in attendance"

    - Brunel Energy
  • Pot O Gold Waste Services

    "As an industrial supplier I cannot stress enough the value of being able to conveniently learn about the state of the oil and gas industry from leading experts and executives in the field. Nowhere else have I been able to meet as many knowledgeable, warm and welcoming people in the oil and gas industry"

    - Pot O Gold Waste Services
  • Richard Industrial Group

    "I found the PEC 2016 event to be exciting and informative. It was encouraging to see the conference attendance (Clients, Contractors and Vendors) to be high"

    - Richard Industrial Group
  • Atlas RFID

    "The PetroChem staff was terrific. Willing to assist at every turn. These folks made things happen. Timing was spot on and the networking events did not disappoint"

    - Atlas RFID
  • Current Tools

    "Great Time to meet & greet; Great place to gather information & resources from the attendees"

    - Current Tools
  • Lifting Gear Hire Corp

    "I was an exhibitor but the people we met were interested in our service and were there to learn, not just go thru the motions"

    - Lifting Gear Hire Corp
  • Coreworx

    "All in All, this event was structured in a very positive way for networking. I truly enjoyed the event and plan on attending and/or exhibiting next year. Through the networking portal plus conference, I was able to make the right connections and schedule several appointments along with numerous leads. Thank you"

    - Coreworx
  • Hytech Plant Design

    "Very good conference. It met all my expectations. This is the place to go for Revamps and Turnaround experience, knowledge, and prospecting"

    - Hytech Plant Design
  • Genesis Technical Staffing

    "I felt the conference speakers and attendees were a perfect match. The overall feedback I got when networking was that it was definitely worth the time and expense. The conference was seen to be a value by everyone I spoke with. We will return next year and participate at a high level"

    - Genesis Technical Staffing
  • Emerson Process Management

    "The PEC conference was very rewarding for me professionally. I brought back ideas for new approaches that will help in bridging my customer’s critical business strategies with current industry trends and forecasts. The networking opportunities with industry peers was invaluable"

    - Emerson Process Management
  • the Brock Group

    "The event was one of the best industry events I've attended this year. I got a lot out of the interactive sessions and networking opportunities"

    - the Brock Group

Got a question? Get in touch below!

Bridget Robinson

Bridget Robinson

Global Project Manager
Petrochemical Update
(US) +1800 814 3459 x7556
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7556

Jonny Witherspoon

Jonny Witherspoon

Project Marketing Director
Petrochemical Update
(US) +1800 814 3459 x7560
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7560

Joshua Bull

Joshua Bull

Founder & Head of Sector
Petrochemical Update
(US) +1800 814 3459 x7196
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7196

Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson

Business Development -
Oil, Nuclear & Petrochemicals
Petrochemical Update
(US) +1800 814 3459 x7521
(Global) +44 (0) 207 375 7521

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors


  • SunnySideSupply

Media and Community Partners

  • Hydrocarbon Engineering
  • Kallandish
  • marcellus
  • natgasintel
  • NortheastONG