Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Opinion: Lifting crude exports ban would preserve U.S. oil boom

9/28/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Ending the crude oil exports ban would help sustain the U.S. oil boom and meet producers' need for a viable market in which they can sell their products, writes Robert Samuelson. The lack of such a ma… 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

FERC approves Dominion's proposed Md. LNG export project

9/29/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission said Monday that it granted final federal approval to Dominion Resources to sell liquefied natural gas overseas from the Cove Point terminal in Maryland. The E… 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