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Market analysis of polymers and plastic recycling
Jul 8, 2019
David Lines
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) polymer producers will face major reductions in Western European market demand, due to up to 28% penetration of recycled material on virgin polymer sales by 2035...
battery energy storage systems
Jul 2, 2019
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Introduction There is an ever-growing focus from various stakeholders on the decarbonization of the energy value and supply chain. The primary pathway is through the rapid development and deployment...
Jun 24, 2019
The current world population of about 7.5 billion is projected to increase to almost 8.5 billion in 2025. Currently, cities around the world generate a total of about 1.4 billion tons of solid waste...
On purpose propylene in North America
Jun 24, 2019
Randy Rabenhorst
Global demand for propylene is rising, but lighter crude slates at U.S. refineries and the use of more ethane at U.S. (and overseas) steam crackers has reduced propylene production from these plants...
Jun 20, 2019
Anna Ibbotson
There were passionate and inspiring presentations as well as conversations at Nexant’s first Breakfast Event, focused on ‘Change in the Energy and Chemicals Industry.’ The event, held at The City...
Young people's thoughts on energy industry
Jun 17, 2019
Katy McSurdy
Lynn Belken
Who is Generation Z? Generation Z are defined as the children and young adults born from around 1995-2012. They now make up more than one-fifth of the US population and economically, they consume a...
Jun 13, 2019
Anna Ibbotson
Only one week to go until Nexant's first Breakfast Event focused on CHANGE in the Energy and Chemicals Industry. The energy and chemicals sector currently faces two key dynamics: Managing change in...
Grid energy storage
Jun 12, 2019
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Renewables are challenging and changing grid design and management With the increased emphasis on mitigating the ongoing effects of global climate change, various stakeholders are sharpening the...
Adhesives and Sealants
Jun 7, 2019
Marios Hatzikyriakou, P.E.
As product cycles compress and competitive pressures increase, adhesive & sealant companies must innovate in order to grow. Innovation depends on a combination of initiatives in people and...
Nexant iEnergy User Consortium in Orlando, Florida
May 29, 2019
Adam Perry
A Hole in One! The best way to describe how comprehensive Nexant’s iEnergy software is, is that it’s truly one platform for every customer program, or if you are at Top Golf, you would say “it’s a...