Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

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Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Climate deal commits world to cutting carbon emissions

12/14/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The
  • EuroNews.com (France)

Nearly 200 nations agreed to back a deal that effectively commits the entire world to reducing fossil-fuel emissions, depending solely on peer pressure to ensure compliance. The Lima Accord doesn't in… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

GOP Senate appointments include Gardner, Cassidy for Energy Committee

12/16/2014

  • Hill, The
  • EENews.net (subscription required)

Republicans have appointed Sens.-elect Bill Cassidy, R-La., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. New G… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Colo. to sue feds over sage grouse listing

12/15/2014

  • American City Business Journals

The Colorado Attorney General's Office last week filed a notice of intent to bring a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for listing the Gunnison sage-grouse as a threatened species wit… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Cleaning chemical demand to hit $46.3B in 2018, says report

12/10/2014

  • CleanLink

A Freedonia Group study on industrial and institutional cleaning chemicals reports that global demand will increase by 4.3% annually through 2018. At that point, the market is expected to be worth $46… 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

EU palm oil producers, manufacturers could challenge "palm oil free" labels

12/9/2014

  • FoodNavigator

Labels that tout food products as "palm oil free" may run afoul of European Union regulations and could be subject to legal challenges by palm-oil producers and food manufacturers, said Paris attorney… Read More

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Shale oil and natural gas news

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Report: Shale boom could drive savings, create U.S. manufacturing jobs

12/16/2014

  • IndustryWeek

The U.S. shale natural gas boom could drive $22.3 billion in cost savings per year for the manufacturing sector by 2030, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report. The "shale effect" is also expect… Read More