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Petrochemicals Webinar Series: The Polyethylene Value Chain
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The goal of this webinar series is to provide staff in procurement, market intelligence, and planning functions with tools and insights that will help them improve execution of their strategies.
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About This Webinar Series

The purpose of this webinar series is to provide a select group of individuals within a corporation a complementary element for training, competency enhancement and professional development. This particular series on the Polyethylene Value Chain consists of a sequence of monthly audio-visual presentations or seminars conducted online that are broadcasted through a web-conferencing tool. Individuals can login to join the monthly webinar from any location with an internet access and the format is interactive so that webinar attendees can participate with comments or questions that are answered in real-time.

Topics that are discussed during the webinars include: the polyolefins upstream value chain; the polyethylene (PE) value chain; what makes PE attractive as a plastic; global and regional supply/demand; major markets for PE resin by industry sector; key players; production technologies; PE resin conversion processes; purchasing negotiations in the chemical industry, and others.


Basic knowledge about feedstocks and raw materials used in ethylene and polyethylene production. Some familiarity with these chemical products' value chains is helpful.

Course Staff

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Mauricio Davila

As Co-founder and CEO of EnerChemTek, Inc., Dr. Mauricio Dávila oversees all management activities of the company, wich involves the firm’s energy, natural gas/LNG and petrochemicals Expert Knowledge on Demand Services. These services consist of an Ecosystem of Three Modular Web Applications: EnerChemTek Talent and Consulting on Demand; an online corporate training platform (EnerChemTek Academy); and interactive databases, market simulation models and polyolefins process technologies (EnerChemTek Analytics). Mauricio has more than 20 years of experience and has been recently a technical advisor devising feedstock and raw materials purchasing strategies for North American petrochemical players, and has advised in four different international projects involving evaluating the global natural gas/LNG value chain from source to final consumer for utilization in the oil refining, power generation, industrial, and transportation sectors in North and Latin America.

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