Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Industry sees potential in Tuscaloosa Marine Shale

4/21/2014

  • Sun Herald (Biloxi-Gulfport, Miss.), The

The Tuscaloosa Marine Shale in Mississippi and Louisiana could become the next U.S. drilling hot spot, according to this article. The need for advanced technology and the cost of drilling are impedime… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

ACC boosts spending on lobbying in first quarter to support TSCA reform

4/23/2014

  • Huffington Post, The

Companies and trade groups, including the American Chemistry Council, increased spending on lobbying during the first quarter, according to this article. ACC spent almost $3 million in the first quart… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Oil, gas industry in Pa. decries state severance tax proposal

4/23/2014

  • Pennsylvania Independent

The oil and natural gas industry in Pennsylvania slammed a proposal by state legislators to impose a severance tax on gas drilling in the state. "Make no mistake, these short-sighted tax schemes are b… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

The changing face of flushable wipes

4/16/2014

  • HAPPI online

The flushable-wipes market is estimated at about $1.4 billion, according to a new Smithers Apex report. The report, "The Future of Flushable Wipes to 2018," identifies four upcoming trends, including … 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

Analysis: Companies find costs of sustainable palm oil preferable to bad publicity

4/22/2014

  • FoodNavigator

Food manufacturers have suffered public-relations repercussions from consumers' growing concern over deforestation, prompting many to set targets for purchasing 100% of their palm oil from certified s… 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

EIA: Oil production from major shale basins to rise next month

4/22/2014

  • United Press International

Combined oil output from the Bakken, Niobrara, Permian and Eagle Ford shale basins is expected to increase by a combined 70,000 barrels per day in May, according to the Energy Information Administrati… Read More