Presentation on theme: "Does the European chemical industry have a future? Dr Chris Bowlas Chemicals Park Manager BP Chemicals."— Presentation transcript:
Does the European chemical industry have a future? Dr Chris Bowlas Chemicals Park Manager BP Chemicals
“The smell of the place” Professor Sumantra Ghoshal It’s about creating the context in which businesses can thrive and grow. -At a European level -At a country level -At a regional level -At a local level
Saltend Chemicals Park Saltend Chemicals Park is a collaborative cluster of world-class chemicals and green energy businesses at the heart of the Humber - the UK’s Energy Estuary. Businesses operate in an impressive, integrated operation on the 370-acre site, producing more than a million tonnes of chemicals products annually. Over the past six years Saltend Chemicals Park has seen £500 million of investment. BP have a proven track record of sustained production and successful integration of new businesses.
Location of choice Investors benefit from an exceptional offering of development land, infrastructure, facilities, utilities and services. We have an established infrastructure and available land, services and utilities on site which can be plumbed in for new businesses. All the factors to give investors confidence are in place. We have a track record of sustained production and integrating new investment successfully.
Strategically placed Saltend Chemicals Park occupies a strategic position on the East Coast of the UK, at the heart of the country’s busiest ports complex. The site is ideally located for servicing the UK and a well-established logistics route into Antwerp and Rotterdam for the European market or onwards to worldwide markets. With an integrated jetty, tanker-loading facilities and access to ports, road and rail networks, the site has excellent links for global product distribution.
Technology excellence The Royal Society of Chemistry In recognition of 100 years of innovation…in the research, development and commercialisation of numerous new processes for the manufacture of organic acids, alcohols and their derivatives.
Vision We will deliver value for our partners through the supply of safe, cost effective and reliable infrastructure, utilities and services. Our customer-focused team will provide an environment where it is easy to do business, succeed and grow. We will be the people you want to work with because your success is our success.
The UK’s energy estuary
Does the European chemical industry have a future? YES. -Establish the “context” at European, national, regional and local levels -Recognise our strengths -Track record of production and innovation -Accessibility to markets -Technology excellence -Confidence