Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Experts: Oil price decline, insufficient infrastructure put U.S. shale plays at risk

10/20/2014

  • Hill, The

The profitability of U.S. unconventional plays is at risk due to insufficient infrastructure and a possible further slump in oil prices, observers say. "Producers aren't going to keep putting money in… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

Study: Hand gels could increase BPA exposure from receipts

10/22/2014

  • ChemicalWatch.com (subscription required)

A study new suggests hand gels can increase bisphenol A exposure from thermal receipts. These products "drastically alter the absorption rate," said lead researcher Frederick vom Saal of the Universit… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

U.S. oil output growth to slow down amid price decline, analysts say

10/21/2014

  • Bloomberg

For the first time since 2010, domestic oil production is expected to grow at a slower rate than the year before due to a decline in crude oil prices, according to Macquarie Group, ITG Investment Rese… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

ACI raises hygiene awareness on Global Handwashing Day

10/15/2014

  • Beauty World News

Global Handwashing Day was Wednesday, and the American Cleaning Institute is helping the cause by providing online information and tips to boost handwashing rates throughout the year. "Very simply put… 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

Fish consumption can boost performance of antidepressants

10/21/2014

  • Nature World News

A new study shows that increased consumption of fatty fish may increase the response to antidepressants in patients who do not usually respond. The study examined the metabolism of fatty acids and the… Read More

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Shale oil and natural gas news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Analyst: U.S. shale revolution furthers energy independence

10/20/2014

  • FuelFix.com

The surge in U.S. shale oil and natural gas production has dramatically cut the country's dependence on oil imports, said Greg Haas, Stratas Advisors' director of integrated oil and gas research. Than… Read More