Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Roche boosts respiratory drug pipeline with $8.3B InterMune buy

8/25/2014

  • Reuters
  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Roche Holding agreed to pay $8.3 billion in cash to acquire California-based biotech firm InterMune and its promising new drug pirfenidone, which is under regulatory review in the U.S. and already app… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

ACC: Setting time limits for trade secret claims is unnecessary

8/26/2014

  • ChemicalWatch.com (subscription required)

A petition seeking time limits for confidential business information claims under the Toxic Substances Control Act is unnecessary and could distract from current Environmental Protection Agency effort… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Opinion: U.S. energy needs right policies to prompt more benefits

8/26/2014

  • Reno Gazette-Journal (Nev.) (tiered subscription model)

Despite the bipartisan support for the U.S. energy revolution, regulatory hurdles are still present, hampering the advancement of major energy projects including the Keystone XL pipeline and some liqu… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

All's social media campaign seeks videos of dirtiest summer moments

8/20/2014

  • Retailing Today

All laundry detergent is integrating mobile devices into its latest ad campaign, "Summer Play." The campaign encourages parents to take videos of their children's dirtiest summer moments, edit them on… 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

Scientists find link between phthalate exposure, oxidative stress

8/26/2014

  • Chemical & Engineering News

Researchers at the New York State Department of Health have found a mechanism that may explain how phthalates affect fertility and hormone production. The study of urine samples from about 500 America… 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

Data: Texas oil, gas jobs surpassed 300,000 in July

8/25/2014

  • Dallas Morning News (free content), The

Texas in July has seen the largest growth in oil and natural gas jobs since April 2013, according to recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The number of jobs reached more than 300,000, an i… Read More