MMSA 2021 Low Carbon Methanol Forum: Opportunities And Obstacles In A Nascent Market
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Full Forum Stream Including Question/Answer Sessions!
Speakers and Topics:
Speaker: Mr. Mark Berggren
Managing Director, MMSA
Speaker: Mr. Simon Maddren
Managing Director, Proprietary Services, MMSA
Berit Hinnemann of MAERSK, Paul Pang of Wison Engineering Ltd, Norbert Ringer of Clariant & Gregory A Dolan of the Methanol Institute
Don Maley of Lake Charles Methanol, Aram Pedinian of HIF Global SPA, Dr. Holger Haff of Uniper Energy Sales GmbH and Andrew Fenwick of Johnson Matthey
This conference content supports timely conversations and virtual meetings with attendees and sponsors to prepare for the following year’s business planning. It remains a “must-attend” event even in this virtual format.
Companies Registered to-date:
|A.P. Moller - Maersk||Denmark|
|Andes Mining & Energy SA||Chile|
|Atlantic Methanol||United States|
|HELM Benelux bv||Netherlands|
|Helm Proman Methanol||United States|
|Johnson Matthey||United Kingdom|
|Koch Ag & Energy Solutions||United States|
|Koch Technology Solutions||United States|
|Koch Methanol||United States|
|Lake Charles Methanol||United States|
|Methanol Market Services Asia (MMSA)||Singapore / United States / United Kingdom / Shanghai|
|Methanex Asia Pacific Limited||Hong Kong|
|Methanol Institute||United States / Europe / China|
|MIDER-HELM Methanol Vertiebs GmbH||Germany|
|IVICT Europe GmbH||Europe|
|Mitsubishi Gas Chemical America Inc||United States|
|Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Company, Inc.||Japan|
|MMTX INC.||United States|
|OCI NV||United Kingdom|
|OCI USA||United States|
|OQ Trading INC.||United States|
|OXY/Clean Fuels, Inc.||United States|
|Sahara International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem)||Saudi Arabia|
|Schupp Iberica SL||Spain|
|Solvadis Methanol GmbH||Germany|
|Southern Chemical Corporation||United States|
|Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd||Japan|
|The Dow Chemical Company||United States|
|TG Biochemicals Ltd||Cyprus|
|TransPacific Methanol||United States|
|Uniper Energy Sales GmbH||Germany|
|Wacker Chemie AG||Germany|
|Wison Engineering Ltd.||China|
Low Carbon Methanol Consumers – Panel Discussion
Berit Hinnemann from Maersk
Director, Head of Decarbonisation Business Development. Berit is working as Head of Decarbonisation Business Development at Maersk, leading the development and supply of carbon-neutral marine fuels such as green methanol and ammonia. Before joining Maersk in April 2020, Berit worked for Haldor Topsoe for 13 years in roles within R&D, business development, technology scouting and corporate strategy. Before that, Berit worked as a research scientist in materials science at Princeton University. Berit holds a MSc in Physics from the University of Duisburg-Essen and a PhD in Physics from the Technical University of Denmark with a focus on catalysis and ammonia synthesis.
Gregory A. Dolan from Methanol Institute
Greg Dolan has held a variety of senior management positions with the Methanol Institute over the past 23 years. In June 2014, he was appointed as permanent CEO of the global methanol industry trade association, after serving as Acting CEO for four years. Mr. Dolan manages MI’s offices in Washington, Singapore, Brussels and Beijing, while directing international governmental relations, media relations, public education and outreach efforts. He has presented papers on methanol-related topics at more than 100 international conferences, authored magazine articles, and written book chapters on the methanol industry. Mr. Dolan came to MI after spending a decade in a variety of public information positions in New York State, with the Department of Environmental Conservation, the Energy Research and Development Authority, and the Department of Transportation. Mr. Dolan holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Boston University, and did extensive post graduate work in Political Communication at the State University of New York-Albany.
Norbert Ringer from Clariant
Norbert Ringer graduated as Chemical Engineer from the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen/Nuremberg, Germany, and started his career in the catalyst business with Süd-Chemie AG in 1990.
He has more than 30 years of experience in the field of syngas catalysts for hydrogen, ammonia, and methanol production having held various roles in R&D, technical service, sales and product management. From 2012 – 2018 he had the position of head of sales Syngas in EMEA. Since 2018, he acts as global methanol industry director and global Syngas industry expert.
Paul Pang from Wison Engineering Ltd
Mr. Paul Pang currently serves as Senior Vice President with Wison Engineering, leading Engineering Consulting division and Renewable Energy business unit. He has acquired more than 30 years of experience in the petrochemical industry in various areas, including technology, operation, process engineering, business planning and consultancy. Prior to joining Wison, Mr. Pang served as Vice President of IHS Markit, leading East Asia oil product and chemical business. Mr. Pang graduated from South China University of Technology with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree in 1988. He received his Master degree in Chemical Engineering at National University of Singapore in 1995. He also received his Master of Business Administration from University of Houston, Texas in 2001.
Low Carbon Methanol Producers – Panel Discussion
Donald Maley from Lake Charles Methanol
Donald Maley is President and CEO of Clean Energy Resources LLC which is developing the Lake Charles Methanol, LLC project. He spent 14 years at Leucadia National Corporation (“LUK”) as a vice president responsible for LUK energy investments, primarily in the gasification sector. Previously, he spent 22 years as a commercial banker specializing in energy, including 14 years when he was a Manager Director at BNP Paribas responsible for its energy business in the Americas,.
Dr. Holger Haaf from Structuring, Uniper Energy Sales GmbH
Born in 1972, married and having 4 kids, physical activity field hockey
2007 Ph.D. University of Trier, Germany, Topic: Futures and Manipulation
Since 2007 - Valuation of flexibilities considering risk strategies for varying business areas.
Since 2015 - Team lead Structuring; we develop and market tailor made physical and financial energy products
Since 2019 - developing of green hydrogen projects, with focus on structuring a demand and supply portfolio thereof (including its derivatives)
Since 2021 - member of the green customer project, providing tailor made green solutions for our customers
Andrew Fenwick from Johnson Matthey
Andrew Fenwick is a Methanol Market Manager with Johnson Matthey. Andrew's career started 20+ years ago with ICI Petrochemicals in the north east of England, before moving to ICI Katalco, where he specialized in Steam Reformer technology. He spent 2 years on secondment as plant engineer in a Syngas plant in the north west of Australia, where he met his wife. On return from Australia, he moved to Johnson Matthey Clitheroe to support the catalyst manufacturing site, developing the next generation of Steam Reforming catalysts. Andrew joined Johnson Matthey Davy Technologies in 2007 as Lead Process Engineer. He has led multiple Methanol Plant projects, predominantly for China. Five years ago, he moved across to the commercial licencing role. He is currently leading the Methanol catalyst and licencing activities, as Market Manager, with Johnson Matthey, based in London, UK.
Aram Pedinian Mohr from Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF)
Business Development Manager - Innovative projects in the area of energy, with technological attributes and with future projection are and have always been my motivation. Throughout his professional career he has worked from the beginning on this type of project, both in their development and in the commercial and business opportunities around them. His training and work has focused on the development of energy generation projects of different types and sources (Hydroelectric, Gas, Solar, Wind, Storage, etc.) together with the commercialization of the products generated by these, market studies and regulation of these to catch the best business opportunities.
About 700-page coloured softcopy study (optional hard copy is available) which contains global market analysis for methanol, Methanol to Olefins, acetic acid, formaldehyde, MMA, DME, methylamines and all major MeOH derivatives.
Covers techno-commercial analysis of the world’s largest producer and consumer of methanol. Includes chapters on macroeconomy, methanol feedstocks (coal and natural gas), methanol cash costs, methanol affordability, methanol to olefins (including an economic comparison with naphtha to olefins), supply and demand, trade, and other special topics.
The weekly analysis provides analysis of key developments in major global regions (USGC, Europe, Middle East, Africa and the Far East). Price development (including a unique Asian contract net transaction reference), derivatives, trade, supply and demand, market indicators, among others are included. Clients have access to portions of the MMSA database.
One-page analyses of items important to the methanol and derivatives industries sent every Tuesday. Topics include almost every important facet of the global methanol industry, including derivative affordability, MTO, DME, Cash costs, and much more. A complete list of topics can be found on our website at methanolmsa.com. Clients are able to access archived Notes (over 400 total).
On request, we provide one-off, tailored proprietary studies across the value chain, which have ranged from long term price and supply and demand forecasts to market and technical due diligence support. We can provide “relevant project” experience as required.
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