The chemicals multiverse: Will the good times continue?

Oil, Gas, & Chemicals

February 14 | 2 p.m. ET | 19:00 GMT

Host: Andrew Slaughter, managing director, Deloitte Services LP
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The global chemicals industry showed robust growth momentum in 2018. Will this continue, and how can chemicals companies take advantage of long-term structural changes in the industry? We'll discuss:

  • An overview of key 2018 metrics, including shipments, revenue growth, and margins.
  • Challenges global chemicals companies continue to face, including limited attractiveness of M&A as an inorganic growth tool, inefficient use of cash, and holding excess inventory.
  • New developments likely to change the industry structure by 2030, making certain strategic chemicals segments command more market power than ever before.

Participants will review the current state of the global chemicals industry and look ahead at forces shaping the future of the industry.

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Andrew Slaughter

Andrew Slaughter

Executive Director | Center for Energy Solutions

As an executive director for the Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions, Deloitte Services LP, Andrew works closely with Deloitte’s Energy, Resources & Industrials leadership to define, implement, and m... More

Duane Dickson

Duane Dickson

US Oil, Gas & Chemicals Leader

Duane Dickson is a vice chairman and principal in Deloitte Consulting LLP’s Energy Resources & Industrials industry group, as well as the US Oil, Gas & Chemicals sector leader and the Global Chemicals... More