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

U.S. ethane to help Reliance save $450 million per year

8/28/2014

  • Chemical Week (subscription required)

Reliance Industries will save about $450 million per year by importing U.S. ethane to feed its crackers in India, according Mumbai-based CLSA Research. The company recently secured agreements to obtai… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

U.S. should bolster oil, gas boom to pressure Russia

8/27/2014

  • Rigzone

The U.S. can do better in pressuring Russia amid the crisis with Ukraine by strengthening its own oil and natural gas boom, rather than by imposing sanctions, writes Chris Faulkner, president and CEO … Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Ecolab donates cleaning products to prevent Ebola spread

8/27/2014

  • Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Ecolab is shipping about $1.8 million in cleaning products to aid workers in West Africa as part of the effort to treat Ebola patients. Ecolab will send soap, hand sanitizer and disinfecting cleanser … 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