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This list is not exhaustive and is intended to serve as an introduction to IHS Chemical Consulting’s breadth of services offered:
|Project Name||Project Description|
|Consulting Expert on the Breakup of Two Mega Chemical Company Mergers||Two teams of IHS consultants focused on providing market, technical and commercial forecasts for two separate clients attempting to avoid the breakup fees of two aborted merger agreements. Consulting expertise included assessments of the major business segments of the acquisition targets, their competitive positions in the market and the current state of their businesses. This work also included locating, preparing and assisting outside industry specialists for coverage of specialty business segments not normally tracked by IHS.|
|Litigation Support in a $700 Million Arbitration Proceeding||Our client’s rights were challenged with respect to a breach of a “right of first refusal” on chemical assets. A member of IHS staff was retained as the principal expert witness to provide direct testimony, expert witness reports and damage estimates that supported our client’s position in the proceeding.|
|Cumene Supply Contract Dispute||IHS Consulting was retained by the Claimant in an arbitration arising from a cumene supply contract dispute. Claimant requested the arbitrators to: (1) Determine the appropriate cumene price methodology; and (2) Recover the amounts owed by respondent for its share of the fixed costs of the plant. Respondent in the first arbitration commenced the second action seeking a ruling regarding fixed cost allocations. The work included a detailed analysis and forecasting of prices, US capacity, and end use demand of cumene.|
|Anti-Trust Claims||This case alleged monopolization of the market for a high-performance fiber in the United States. IHS focused on obtaining sales and market share figures for the fiber in the United States, which were needed to substantiate defendant-third party plaintiff’s allegations. IHS prepared an expert report covering commercial aspects of the case focused on the manufacturing costs of high performance fibers and provided expert witness testimony in court.|
One of the world's largest chemical companies has established itself as a leader in the solar energy sector by providing materials to manufacturers of photovoltaic (PV) cells. At a time when two-thirds of other providers went out of business, this company has successfully balanced its client portfolio and expanded its business in this sector.
As a leader in the global specialty chemicals market, this US-based company has compressed business development research efforts from several months to a few weeks − supporting faster time to market -- as well as promoting a broader understanding of customer needs and uncovering fresh ideas from other fields.Learn more about our client’s successes
One of the world's largest independent energy exploration/production companies responded to a request from the Government of Mozambique by sponsoring a third-party study of requirements for developing trillions of cubic feet of natural gas as well as the value of related mega-projects for the local economy and people. The study was completed in only 30 days.Learn more about our client's successes
Listen to Rina Quijada, Senior Director of Latin America for chemical, explain how a petrochemical company expanded its market share through solid, long-term investments in multiple countries using IHS Markit data and forecasting across the entire supply chain. From feedstocks to end-use products, company leaders are making informed business decisions that set the stage for long-term growth.View Video