Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Neonicotinoids pose threat to crop pollinators, report says

4/13/2015

  • Reuters

Neonicotinoids have been shown to have "severe negative effects on non-target organisms," with specific impact noted for crop pollinators including bees, moths, butterflies and birds, according to a n… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

NACD's Byer: It's time to urge Congress to update TSCA

4/17/2015

  • Hill, The

While chemical companies and consumers are facing consequences from outdated regulations, "Congress has a better than ever opportunity to take action on [the Toxic Substances Control Act]," writes Eri… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Halliburton hires banks to assist in selling businesses, sources say

4/16/2015

  • Reuters

Halliburton has employed two banks to help it sell two businesses to mitigate antitrust issues regarding its merger agreement with Baker Hughes, sources said. The company hired Bank of America to assi… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Clean the World, Global Soap combine to boost hygiene programs

4/16/2015

  • GreenLodgingNews.com
  • GreenLodgingNews.com
  • Associated Press, The

Clean the World and Global Soap have combined their operations to advance their shared mission of providing soap to countries in need. "Where we were strong, they were weak. Where we were weak, they w… 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

Companies work to create palatable nondairy cheese

4/13/2015

  • National Public Radio

Food companies like Kite Hill and Treeline Cheese are working on a nut-based cheese using variations of cultured bacteria such as Lactobacillus acidophilus. The cheese would incorporate fewer processe… 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

Fracking bills clear Fla. legislative panels

4/15/2015

  • Tallahassee Democrat (Fla.) (tiered subscription model)

The Florida Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government on Tuesday approved a bill that would set rules governing hydraulic fracturing operations. The House State Affairs Committee also p… Read More