Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Opinion: Lifting crude exports ban would preserve U.S. oil boom

9/28/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Ending the crude oil exports ban would help sustain the U.S. oil boom and meet producers' need for a viable market in which they can sell their products, writes Robert Samuelson. The lack of such a ma… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

ACC, other groups ask EPA for more time to comment on risk program's revamp

10/2/2014

  • EENews.net (subscription required)

The American Chemistry Council and other industry groups are asking the Environmental Protection Agency for 90 more days to comment on the revamp of a program to provide information to first responder… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Encana completes $1.8B sale of Bighorn assets to Canadian firm

10/2/2014

  • United Press International

Encana said it completed its $1.8 billion deal to sell its Bighorn assets to Jupiter Resources. The assets, which include 360,000 net acres of land and related infrastructure in Alberta, Canada, had 1… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Study: Germs spread swiftly in offices, but hygiene products can keep them in check

10/2/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

University of Arizona researchers found that a virus planted on an office building's entrance door can be spread to more than half of commonly touched surfaces and to the hands of about half of employ… 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

Red Rock Biofuels to supply Southwest Airlines with renewable jet fuel

9/29/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Red Rock Biofuels has agreed to provide about 3 million gallons of renewable jet fuel to Southwest Airlines each year. It has also received a federal grant of $70 million toward a refinery in Lakeview… 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

"Treadmill effect" to shale boom might be starting

9/30/2014

  • Rigzone

Although production in the Bakken Shale and Three Forks formation has peaked, energy companies are still drilling more wells in these plays, based on data from the North Dakota Department of Mineral R… Read More