What the Heck Happened? Past, Present & Future Disruptions to the Chemical/Fuels Business (Invited Talks)

  • Conference: AIChE Annual Meeting
  • Year: 2018
  • Proceeding: 2018 AIChE Annual Meeting
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  • Room:
    Spirit of Pittsburgh B
  • Location:
    David L. Lawrence Convention Center
  • Time:
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:00am-1:30pm
Kowall, C., The Lubrizol Corporation
Johnson, K., University of Pittsburgh

This session will focus on major disruption forces since the 60's and their impact on the chemical business and chemical engineering. 5 disruption forces: 1) the oil crises of the 70s; 2) the financial raiders of the 80s & 90s; 3) the divesting: rise of the pieces; 4) hedge funds & short term gain and 5) rise of natural gas due to hydraulic fracturing. Supported by the AIChE Foundation



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