Sinopec, Ineos CEOs to Discuss Opportunities for Growth and Cooperation at International Chemical Conference in Shanghai

21:58 PM | July 28, 2010 | Crystal Jarvie


September 15th event explores opportunities for growth in the post-crisis chemical industry.

New York, July 26, 2010

Tom Crotty, Group Director of Ineos, a leading global chemical company, will join Sinopec President Wang Tianpu and ShenHua Co. General Manager Zhang Yuzhuo on the podium at the inaugural China Petroleum and Chemical International Conference (CPCIC) taking place 15-17 September 2010 at the Shangri La Pudong in Shanghai. The CPCIC is the first international event to bring together top-level chemical company executives from global and Chinese companies in dialogue as the axis of chemical activity moves east.

Mr. Crotty will highlight the opportunities for co-operation between international and Chinese companies to drive growth in this evolving competitive landscape in the chemical industry.

Mr. Wang will explore the opportunities in the chemical industry following a period of re-structuring in China that has produced a crop of companies that are emerging as leaders in the global industry.

Other speakers at this prestigious event include Wang Fucheng, Deputy General Manager, PetroChina; Zhou Shouwei, deputy general manager, CNOOC; Jin Mingda, Chairman, Shanghai Huayi (Group) Co.; Saleh F. Al Nazha, President and COO, TASNEE; Craig Rogerson, CEO, Chemtura; Yu Dahai, President, Evonik (China) Holding Co; Michael Koenig, President of Bayer Group Greater China; Shen Hao, President, Yanchang Petroleum Group. The conference also features senior management speakers from DuPont Greater China, and Mitsui Chemicals.

Jointly organized by the Chinese Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation (CPCIF) and Chemical Week, this event brings together the international force and reputation of Chemical Week and the strength of CPCIF in China to tackle both international and local issues that impact the Chinese market. It will take place in conjunction with the 2010 ICIF Trade Fair and the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, and is expected to attract more than 400 leaders and senior executives of chemical and related companies, as well as Chinese govern-ment officials.

Close to 400 thought leaders from across the industry, inside and outside China will use the conference as a vital platform to understand the issues and opportunities in China and beyond. Top Chinese officials will give delegates and attendees timely information on the government’s policies and intentions for the industry in the coming years. Industry leaders from around the world will give delegates takeaways for harnessing massive opportunities in China.

“We are excited to be hosting this event for the first time,” says Pang Guanglian, Director and Senior Economist, CPCIF, “including some important presenters from across key sectors of the industry and China.”

Lyn Tattum, Group Vice President and Publisher of Chemical Week echoes these sentiments, “For more than 15 years Chemical Week has been bringing together top-level industry man-agement in China, now, with the CPCIF’s involvement, the event has expanded to be a truly important worldwide forum for the industry.”

Delegates and others may find detailed information on the Conference at

About the Chinese Petroleum and Chemical Industry Federation
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