ICIS Is Pleased to Announce a Free Webinar on the US Shale Gas Boom and its Impact on the Global Petrochemical Industry

 ICIS Is Pleased to Announce a Free Webinar on the US Shale Gas Boom and its
                 Impact on the Global Petrochemical Industry

  PR Newswire

  HOUSTON, July 15, 2013

HOUSTON, July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

As part of the series of free market information ICIS provides, we will be
hosting a free webinar on July 30 2013 11am EDT on the US shale gas boom and
its impact on the global petrochemical industry. Join Joe Chang, global editor
of ICIS Chemical Business as he discusses this topic and provides an outlook
of the industry. To register for the webinar, please follow the registration

This webinar will

  *Cover details of the planned major projects in the US and Canada as a
    result of the shale gas boom
  *Put the latest wave of planned ethylene expansions in historical context
    with a short case study on the previous wave of expansions in the late
    1990s to early 2000s
  *Look at the planned petrochemical expansions in the US from a global
    perspective, to understand what impact these developments are having on
    sentiment and action plans for international producers
  *Explore the dynamics of US LNG exports - threat or opportunity for US

After the presentation, there will be a Q&A session with Joe Chang, so don't
miss this opportunity to speak with an industry expert.

About the speaker

Joseph Chang is Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business, a weekly publication
focusing on the analysis of commodity chemical markets worldwide, which
includes price trends, and the factors impacting these trends in both the
short term and long term. He has been with ICIS and one of its predecessor
publications for over 16 years, specializing in coverage of financial topics
such as macroeconomics, capital spending patterns, equity and debt markets,
and mergers and acquisitions. Joseph has a degree in Finance and International
Business from New York University's Stern School of Business.

About ICIS

ICISis the world's largestpetrochemicalmarket information provider, and has
fast-growing energyandfertilizerdivisions. Our aim is to give companies in
global commodities markets a competitive advantage by delivering trusted
pricing data, high-value news, analysis and independent consulting, enabling
our customers to make better-informed trading and planning decisions. We have
over 30 years' experience of providing pricing information, news, analysis and
consultancy to buyers, sellers and analysts.

With a global staff of more than 800, ICIS has people based in Houston,
Washington, New York, London, Montpellier, Dusseldorf, Milan, Mumbai,
Singapore, Guangzhou, Beijing, Shanghai, Yantai, Tokyo and Perth. ICIS is part
of Reed Business Information.

About Reed Business Information

Reed Business Information brings market leading brands to an audience of
millions of decision makers worldwide through its multi-platform media of data
services, online lead generation services, community websites, magazines and
events. Reed Business Information is part of Reed Elsevier, a world leading
provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal
and Risk and Business sectors.

Contact: For further information about this release, please contact: Monica
Mendoza, Marketing, monica.mendoza@icis.com, +1-713-5252674.
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