Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

EPA moves forward with new rules for 52 chemicals

10/27/2014

  • Hill, The

The Environmental Protection Agency is adding significant new rules for 52 chemicals, effective in 60 days. This will allow the EPA "to evaluate the intended use and, if necessary, to prohibit or limi… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

Compromise on TSCA reform is needed to counteract patchwork of state regs

10/31/2014

  • PlasticsNews.com

As lawmakers fail to reach a compromise on reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act, states are moving to regulate chemicals, resulting in a patchwork of laws. Referencing California Democratic Sen.… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Report suggests operational improvement methods to cut well costs, cycle time

10/31/2014

  • The Bakken magazine online (Grand Forks, N.D.)

U.S. shale operators can cut the costs of constructing, drilling and completing unconventional wells by up to 40% by enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of their operations, according to an Accentu… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Where do high-tech Whirlpool washer, dryer fit in market?

10/29/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Whirlpool is still working on the value proposition for its smart washing machines, said Chris Quatrochi, the company's global director of user experience and connectivity. The $1,699 washing machine … 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

Canola-crushing plant explosion under investigation

10/28/2014

  • CTV.ca (Canada)
  • Soyatech

Officials are investigating the cause of an explosion at a canola-crushing plant near Saskatchewan, Canada. The accident resulted in extensive damage but no serious injuries. The blast occurred in the… 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

Analyst: Shale boom boosted economic performance of some states in past decade

10/27/2014

  • Reuters

Federal data show that energy-producing states outperformed energy-consuming states economically from 2003 to 2013, with the shale revolution playing a key role, writes John Kemp, a senior market anal… Read More