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

ACC map shows majority of U.S. would fall short of 60ppb ozone standard

10/24/2014

  • Bloomberg BNA (subscription required)

Most areas in the U.S. would be unable to comply with the 60 parts per billion ozone air standard being considered by the Environmental Protection Agency, according to the American Chemistry Council. … Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Calif. county ballot measures aim to ban oil, gas production, opponents say

10/24/2014

  • National Review

Environmental groups are bidding to end oil and natural gas production in California through county-level ballot measures that seek to ban hydraulic fracturing, industry supporters said. "They're tryi… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Labeling, directions key to boosting use of cleaning wipes in food industry

10/22/2014

  • Nonwovens Industry online

One out of every six Americans gets sick from contaminated food each year, but the specialty-wipes industry "can make a real impact," Susan Stansbury writes. "Labeling and directions are the key," she… 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

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

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