2018 International Petrochemical Conference

2018 International Petrochemical Conference

Sunday, March 25 - Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205


International Petrochemical Conference

The International Petrochemical Conference (IPC) is the world's largest and most prestigious conference representing the petrochemical industry.

The meeting consists of sessions covering key political, economic, and environmental issues affecting the petrochemical industry.  The sessions emphasize global competitiveness in the petrochemical business and are presented by recognized experts in the areas of petrochemical markets, economics, and politics.

Conference Highlights:

Monday AM General Session

Feedstocks, Energy and CapEx Panel

Mark Eramo
IHS Markit

Paige Morse

Steve Zinger
Wood Mackenzie

Government Policy Panel

Mark Lashier
Chevron Phillips Chemical

Luke Kissam
Albemarle Corporation 

Michael Nagle
INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA    

Monday PM General Session

Jaana Remes
McKinsey & Company

Paul Bjacek                 

Tuesday Petrochemical Forum

Jay Baron
Quality Associates

Kurt Barrow             
IHS Markit
Swaminathan Gopalswamy
Texas A&M
Florian Schattenmann
The Dow Chemical Company



International Base Oils & Waxes Conference

The International Base Oils & Waxes Conference (BOW) will take place in conjunction with IPC. It is intended to provide technical and marketing information and case studies on petroleum-based waxes and base oils. The conference brings together the leading vendors, adopters, and developers of petrochemicals and base oils in an event that stresses learning, sharing and problem solving.