Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Chemical giants put price tags on their carbon emissions efforts

9/19/2014

  • Chemical & Engineering News

About 150 companies worldwide, including 29 U.S. firms, assign internal prices to their carbon emissions that vary from $8 to almost $90 per metric ton, according to a report released by the Carbon Di… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

Huntsman plans new MDI plant at Geismar site

9/29/2014

  • Chemical Week

Huntsman plans to build a plant at its Geismar, La., site that would produce 400,000 metric tons per year of methylene di-para-phenylene isocyanate. The plant should be operating in 2018 and comes as … Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Modified completion method helps Devon Energy boost Okla. shale production

9/28/2014

  • Oklahoman (Oklahoma City), The

Devon Energy has modified variables of its completion processes to boost production and increase access to reservoirs in Oklahoma's Cana-Woodford Shale. "All we did was double the number of stages and… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Dial dispenser cuts plastic waste up to 90%

9/23/2014

  • HAPPI online

Henkel's Dial Eco-Smart Amenity Dispenser allows hospitality and health care facilities to cut plastic waste by up to 90% while trimming costs by 50% or more. The refill bottles are fully recyclable a… 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

USDA approves new herbicide-resistant soybeans, corn

9/22/2014

  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Soybeans and corn genetically engineered by Dow AgroSciences to withstand 2,4-D herbicide have been approved for commercial use by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A new formulation of the herbicid… 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

Independent drillers drive U.S. shale gas boom, report finds

9/22/2014

  • SNL Financial (free content)

The U.S. shale natural gas revolution was mainly driven by independent drillers and not by small and midsize companies, according to a report released by Resources for the Future. "Large gas producers… Read More