Up to date information on the ethylene and butadiene feedstock trends that will be influencing the adhesive and sealant markets in the near future. Topics include 2014 shale gas impacts, markets, logistics, global issues and economic outlook.
Karl D. Bartholomew, Vice President, Americas, ICIS Consulting
Karl Bartholomew was appointed Vice President Americas consulting for ICIS in December 2012. Karl joins ICIS from a long career history with KBC Advanced Technologies, Pace Consultants/Jacobs Consultancy and Exxon Refining. He has a wealth of expertise in the refining and petrochemical industries in market analysis, project finance, project feasibility, acquisition and valuation. He serves as ICIS's representative to American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) Board of Directors, as well as the AFPM Fuels Committee and Associates Steering Committee. Karl is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas and an Accredited Senior Appraiser with the American Society of Appraisers and a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.