May 2006 ACHEMA



New challenges face the chemical process industries

DR. ALFRED OBERHOLZ Chairman, DECHEMA Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology       Comments? Write: Wor..


JEAN-MARIE BIOT, CEO, Fedichem, Federation of Belgian Chemical Industries, Brussels, Belgium       Comments? Write: ..


MARC POLAUD, Director, Economic and International Affairs, Union des Industries Chimiques (UIC), Paris, France       Comments? Write: editorial@Hydrocarbon..


DR. HENRIK MEINCKE, Chief Economist, Association of the German Chemical Industry (VCI), Frankfurt, Germany       Comments? Write: editorial@HydrocarbonProc..

The Netherlands

COLETTE ALMA-ZEESTRATEN, General Director, Dutch Association of the Chemical Industry (VNCI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands       Comments? Write: editorial@H..

United Kingdom

ALAN EASTWOOD, Head, Competitiveness and Utilities, Chemical Industries Association (CIA), London, UK       Comments? Write: editorial@HydrocarbonProcessin..

Saudi Arabia

MOHAMED H. AL-MADY, Vice Chairman and CEO, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia       Comments? Write: editorial@HydrocarbonPro..


STAFF Hydrocarbon Processing       Comments? Write: In the early 1990s, China was acknowledged as t..


KAMAL NANAVATY, President, Cracker and Polymer, Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, India       Comments? Write: ..


MASAHIRO YONEYAMA, Director, SRI Consulting, a division of Access Intelligence LLC, Tokyo, Japan       Comments? Write:


AW KAH PENG, Director, Chemicals, Singapore Economic Development Board       Comments? Write: The chemica..


ALFREDO FRIEDLANDER, Consultant, Buenos Aires, Argentina       Comments? Write: Three years ago, the poli..


DR. RINA QUIJADA, CEO, Latin America Market Services, Coral Gables, Florida       Comments? Write: Fig. 1..


CANADIAN CHEMICAL ASSOCIATION (CCPA), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada       Comments? Write: Canada's chemical in..

United States

DR. THOMAS KEVIN SWIFT, Chief Economist, American Chemistry Council (ACC), Arlington, Virginia, US       Comments? Write: editorial@HydrocarbonProcessing.c..

Petrochemicals – today and tomorrow in developing countries

MARCELLO PICCIOTTI       Comments? Write:   ..