Director of Energy Research
Daniel is responsible for the development of new products and maintaining CME Group's current product lines. He has focused on developing the Exchange's clearing services for the petrochemical, NGL, and oil markets, and has handled many major enhancements to the NYMEX crude oil and petroleum products futures contracts.
Kathy Hall, Executive Editor PetroChem Wire Kathy is the Executive Editor or the PetroChem Wire, a daily newsletter she created in 2007 to serve the US olefins and polymers markets by providing useful and clear information about commodity chemical pricing and operations. Prior to starting the PetroChem Wire, she spent more than 10 years as a commodity markets reporter and editor at Platts.
Mark Quiner, Senior Editor PetroChem Wire Mark is involved in the daily reporting and writing of the PetroChem Wire newsletter and production of its market indexes. He has also done several large studies on US ethylene, propylene and ethane pipeline logistics, working with industry players to compile a complete database and map of the Gulf coast petrochemical and NGLs infrastructure.
How do you feel about the new risk management opportunities for the polyethylene and polypropylene chains? Excited? Nervous? Cautiously optimistic? However you feel, you can bet that you are not alone. Twenty years ago, when the risk management opportunities were introduced to the energy markets, there were also a lot of questions. Discussing the roles of futures contracts, transparency, liquidity and pricing benchmarks as a community helps markets evolve and gain new efficiencies. Key directors at CME Group (NYMEX became part of CME Group in 2008) who have developed the PE and PP futures contracts, along with the editors of the daily PetroChem Wire newsletter, are pleased to lead the discussion that brings comfort to people in the marketplace to begin using these risk management tools with confidence.
North America represents about 30 percent of the global consumption of flexible packaging. Annual growth in this region is forecast at 4 percent during the next 5 years.
For more insight on growth opportunities, drivers of growth and the outlook for 2015, download this report.
This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.Learn more
This report analyzes the $20 billion plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.
Our analysts provide insight on business trends, foreign investment, top end markets and plastics processing activity. The report also provides important data on exports, production, employment and value of plastics products manufactured.
June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015
September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015More Events