Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

3D animation, imagery boost efficiency in oil, gas operations, worker training

7/27/2014

  • Rigzone

Oil and natural gas companies can boost efficiency in training workers and performing operations through 3D animation and imagery, said Oliver Diaz, CEO of media and software firm FuelFX. Examples of … Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

FERC: State plans for EPA carbon rules could lead to jurisdiction problems

7/30/2014

  • EENews.net (subscription required)

State plans for compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon emission rules for power plants could lead to a "jurisdictional train wreck" between the EPA and the Federal Energ… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Oil, gas explorers move focus to politically stable OECD countries

7/30/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Major energy companies are leaving developing countries amid political tensions that have hampered profits, according to this analysis. They are now targeting members of the Organization for Economic … Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Sealed Air consolidating, moving to N.C.

7/24/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (tiered subscription model)
  • NorthJersey.com (Hackensack, N.J.) (free registration)

Diversey parent company Sealed Air is relocating to Charlotte, N.C., and plans to close its New Jersey headquarters and offices in Wisconsin, Connecticut and South Carolina over the next three years. … 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

Review supports low-carb diet, rather than low-fat, as primary diabetes intervention

7/29/2014

  • Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

A critical review published in Nutrition Journal recommends a low-carb diet as the primary intervention in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The analysis also notes the universal failure of stu… 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

Marcellus Shale operators hire more engineering, construction workers, survey finds

7/29/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

More skilled workers are being employed by natural gas operators in the Marcellus Shale. This year, companies intend to add 2,000 more employees, of which the largest group will be in engineering and … Read More