2nd ICIS US Aromatics & Derivatives Conference
The new reality for aromatics feedstocks and identifying the opportunities for US market players
June 11 - 12 2014
Magnolia Hotel Houston, USA

Welcome to The 2nd ICIS US Aromatics & Derivatives Conference

The 2nd ICIS US Aromatics & Derivatives Conference took place on Tuesday 11th - Wednesday 12th June 2014 at the Magnolia Hotel, Houston, USA.

The one and a half day event was very well received with attendees from across the aromatics and derivatives value chain as attendees and expert speakers. For further information on this year's event, please continue reading through the website.

Couldn't attend this year? Presentations from this year's Conference are available. Simply contact us for more information. 

Did you know The 13th ICIS World Aromatics & Derivatives Conference is taking place in Berlin, this September? Find out more.


With the US shale boom, continued growth in crude oil, decreasing gasoline demand and changes in refining, the future of the US aromatics market looks somewhat unstable. But will these trends continue, and if they do, what will be their long term impact on both the aromatics market and its downstream derivatives? And what will this mean for the US economy and global competitiveness? 
Attend The 2nd ICIS US Aromatics & Derivatives Conference to get these questions answered, and much more. Discover what opportunities lay ahead in the US market, and how supply and demand can be balanced in the long term. Take away in-depth information on US aromatics supply and demand dynamics and gain critical insight into future trends, all within the global context.

Join all of the key players from across the global BTX value chain as they:

Uncover the new reality for aromatics feedstocks and identify the opportunities for US players
Understand the implications of the growth in crude oil for refining and what this will mean for the future US aromatics market
Determine the long term impact of shale gas on US aromatics supply and the economy
Examine key global markets including Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East to understand evolving aromatics trade flows and pinpoint opportunities for the US
Identify the opportunities and challenges for downstream markets including styrene and paraxylene
Discover alternatives to traditional aromatics including bio-based and new technologies to meet future demand and improve US aromatics production
Network in an intimate environment with producers, buyers and sellers all focused specifically on the aromatics market

And this is just a taste of the expert-led program! To see all of the information-packed sessions view the program.

Don’t miss out on this one meeting place for the global BTX community, designed to reveal the key drivers and threats within the US market, and realize opportunities for future production and the long term balance of supply and demand.

  • Good overview of changing dynamics and structural shifts from Tight Oil that influence aromatics future supply
    Daniel Rutherford, Global Asset Director, DOW CHEMICAL
  • Excellent
    Amadia Bustamante, Commercial Manager, PANAMERICAN CHEMICALS
  • Good platform to understand short term of mid to long term understanding of market dynamics
    ​Keshav Ruthiya, Global Category Strategist, BASF
  • Good information on supply and demand dynamics, insight into future trends
    Maruti Bhandarkar, Team Leader, Aromatics Process Engineering, CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL
Media Partners
  • CM&E
Working With ICIS

The 2nd US Aromatics & Derivatives Conference is produced and delivered by RBI Conferences. As well as producing conferences for ICIS and other high profile brands owned by RBI, we also work with external partners and clients to deliver commercially successful events.

For more information about working with us, please contact Alan MitchellHead of Business Development, or +44 (0) 20 8652 8256.