HOUSTON (Jan. 26, 1 p.m. ET) — Kevin Swift, chief economist for the American Chemistry Council, will discuss shale gas and anticipated manufacturing renaissance in North America at FlexPO Houston 2012, scheduled for March 29-30.
The conference will focus on the changing role of Americas in the global race, with presentations on key issues in the polyolefin sector.
Swift will examine the role of the revolution in shale gas, with its implications on competitiveness and new investments, along with the benefits for the economy, jobs, manufacturing, and the chemical industry.
On a similar topic, Bob Bauman of Polymer Consulting International will speak on “The Impact of Shale Gas on the Petrochemical Industry,” addressing in detail the advantages and strategic implications for petrochemical industry in North America as well as its potential in other regions such as Europe and China.
The conference is sponsored by Chemical Market Resources Inc. For information, see www.cmrhoutex.com.