Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

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Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

House passes spending bill boosting fossil-energy funds, lowering renewable energy

7/11/2014

  • Politico Pro (subscription required)
  • Hill, The

The House passed a fiscal 2015 energy and water spending bill that increases funding for fossil energy programs and cuts funding for renewable energy by about $111 million. The bill puts $27.3 billion… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

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Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

Carper hopes to craft CFATS reauthorization bill this year

7/21/2014

  • Bloomberg Government (subscription required)

Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., hopes to craft legislation reauthorizing the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards program this year but has no set timeline. The House … Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Shell reportedly quits Qatari block after negative well result

7/21/2014

  • Reuters

Royal Dutch Shell is reportedly ending its search for natural gas in a Qatari block after poor results at an exploratory well drilled there. Shell has other projects in Qatar. Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

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Clorox partners up on UV device to disinfect health care facilities

7/16/2014

  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Clorox is partnering with another firm on the Optimum-UV device, which can disinfect patient isolation rooms and other health care areas by using ultraviolet light to kill bacteria. The device was dev… 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

Study: Periodontal disease improved by DHA supplementation

7/14/2014

  • NutraIngredients

Docosahexaenoic acid supplements were linked to a significant reduction in gum tissue inflammation and improved outcomes in patients with periodontitis, according to a Harvard University study publish… Read More

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Shale oil and natural gas news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

EIA: U.S. shale oil output to climb in Aug.

7/15/2014

  • Reuters

Domestic shale oil production is expected to increase by about 72,000 barrels per day next month, according to an Energy Information Administration report released Monday. Daily output from the Bakken… Read More