Innovation Agora

Oil Technology/Innovation

Storm over Plastics: Innovative technology solutions

Wednesday, March 13

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

The growing global plastics sustainability movement is one of the biggest potential disruptors for the plastics industry and is putting future plastics resin demand at risk. Sustainability efforts around plastics will have significant implications for the entire energy and petrochemical value chain. How is plastics positioned as a material performance relative to carbon and energy efficiency? What are some of the innovative technologies and applications for plastics in the new circular economy?

Session Speakers
  • Dewey Johnson

    IHS Markit

    VP, Research & Analysis, Chemical

  • Scott M. Gallager

    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

    Associate Scientist

  • Mircea Dincă


    Associate Professor of Chemistry

  • Rachel A. Meidl

    Rice University, Baker Institute

    Fellow in Energy and Environment

  • B. Ashok

    Ratnagiri Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited

    Chief Executive Officer