Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

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Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Report: U.S. crude daily output hits 11M barrels, beats Russia, Saudi Arabia

7/6/2014

  • Bloomberg

U.S. crude oil output surpassed the production of Saudi Arabia and Russia with over 11 million barrels per day in the first quarter, Bank of America said in a report. As the shale boom helps the U.S. … Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

House passes spending bill boosting fossil-energy funds, lowering renewable energy

7/11/2014

  • Politico Pro (subscription required)
  • Hill, The

The House passed a fiscal 2015 energy and water spending bill that increases funding for fossil energy programs and cuts funding for renewable energy by about $111 million. The bill puts $27.3 billion… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Report: Oil, gas companies not doing enough to prevent cyberattacks

7/14/2014

  • FuelFix.com

A Ponemon Institute report found that companies, including oil and natural gas firms, are not well prepared to protect infrastructure from cyberattacks, despite two-thirds of them having security fail… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Biomimicry could hold solutions for cleaning industry

7/9/2014

  • GreenBiz.com

Biomimicry can help cleaning companies find natural and sustainable solutions to design problems, Heather Clancy writes. Biomimicry 3.8, an organization that promotes biomimicry in product design, has… Read More

inform SmartBrief

Smart news on global fats and oils

inform SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International News on Fats, Oils and Related Materials

Palm oil gene discovery could lead to better yields, production

7/7/2014

  • FoodNavigator

Oil palm

Scientists have identified an oil palm gene that causes the fruit to change color when ripe, which could lead to better yields and increased palm oil production, according to a study published in Natu… Read More

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Shale oil and natural gas news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Goodrich Petroleum finishes Tuscaloosa Marine Shale well in La.

7/7/2014

  • Times-Picayune (New Orleans), The

Goodrich Petroleum announced Monday that it successfully completed drilling a well in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Louisiana. The well has a daily output of about 672 barrels of oil and 412,000 cubi… Read More