Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Interview order matters, study says

5/22/2015

  • Business Insider

The fourth person to interview for a position may have an advantage over other candidates, according to researchers from Old Dominion University. Interviewees in the fourth spot receive more considera… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

EPA touts changes to clean water rule, but GOP plans to continue fight

5/28/2015

  • The Hill

The Environmental Protection Agency made "substantial changes" to its clean water rule before finalizing it Wednesday, Administrator Gina McCarthy said. The rule clarifies which small waterways the EP… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Plains All American must clean up Calif. oil spill, feds order

5/27/2015

  • The Associated Press
  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard on Wednesday ordered Plains All American Pipeline to clean up the crude oil that its Santa Barbara County, Calif., pipeline spilled on land, on … Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Cold-water laundry is better for clothes, environment

5/27/2015

  • IO9.com

Seventy-five percent of greenhouse gas emissions from household laundry come from heating water, and clothes aren't noticeably cleaner for it. Using cold water could save consumers $60 or more each ye… 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

GMO genome-editing system has "kill switches"

5/25/2015

  • The Scientist (free registration)

MIT researchers have developed an inducible CRISPR/Cas9 genome-editing system to remove particular genes from genetically modified organisms if they escape the lab environment. The team of researchers… Read More

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Shale oil and natural gas news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Opinion: U.S. shale producers seem ready to become global oil suppliers

5/27/2015

  • Foreign Affairs magazine

U.S. shale producers could readily supply oil to global markets once the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries abandons its role as the global swing oil producer, write Jim Krane, energy s… Read More