Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Researchers develop self-assembling nanoparticles using DNA

10/9/2014

  • Chemistry World magazine online

Researchers at the University of Munster in Germany have come up with a method of making gold nanoparticles through self-assembly with DNA molds. The technique resorts to DNA origami, getting the DNA … Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

EPA to issue IRIS agenda soon

10/20/2014

  • Bloomberg Government (subscription required)

The Environmental Protection Agency is set to release a four- to five-year work plan for the Integrated Risk Information System program in about a week. At a recent workshop, academics recommended the… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Freeport LNG receives approval for construction at Texas gas export facility

10/20/2014

  • FuelFix.com

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved last week the initial site preparation and construction of liquefaction and pretreating facilities at Freeport LNG's natural gas export terminal in Qu… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

ACI raises hygiene awareness on Global Handwashing Day

10/15/2014

  • Beauty World News

Global Handwashing Day was Wednesday, and the American Cleaning Institute is helping the cause by providing online information and tips to boost handwashing rates throughout the year. "Very simply put… 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

Chinese food company buys stake in olive-oil maker, signaling shift to Western diet

10/13/2014

  • Business Insider

Shangai-based Bright Food has purchased a majority stake in SALOV, an Italian olive oil maker. The move signals a shift toward Western-style diets among the Chinese middle class. Read More

Shale SmartBrief Powered by API

Shale oil and natural gas news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

W.Va. oil and gas jobs, salaries rose in 2013, report finds

10/13/2014

  • Herald-Dispatch (Huntington, W.Va.), The

The number of oil and natural gas jobs in West Virginia last year rose by 69 from 2012, according to a draft report by WorkForce West Virginia. Average wages increased 3.2% to approximately $78,000. "… Read More