Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

3D animation, imagery boost efficiency in oil, gas operations, worker training

7/27/2014

  • Rigzone

Oil and natural gas companies can boost efficiency in training workers and performing operations through 3D animation and imagery, said Oliver Diaz, CEO of media and software firm FuelFX. Examples of … Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

Manchin tells EPA that carbon emissions proposal is not balanced enough

7/31/2014

  • Politico Pro (subscription required)

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spoke at an EPA public hearing Wednesday, expressing concern that the agency's carbon emissions proposal does not adequately balance the nation's energy needs with environme… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Calif. city regulators approve Chevron refinery upgrade project

7/30/2014

  • Bloomberg Businessweek

Regulators in Richmond, Calif., permitted Chevron to pursue its $1 billion project to revamp its refinery in the city. The company agreed to follow the rules imposed by the city Planning Commission an… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Calif.'s DTSC must set reasonable alternatives analysis thresholds

7/31/2014

  • ChemicalWatch.com (subscription required)

In implementing California's Safer Consumer Products Regulations, the Department of Toxic Substances Control must ensure the alternatives analysis thresholds for chemicals of concern are not too low, … 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

Review supports low-carb diet, rather than low-fat, as primary diabetes intervention

7/29/2014

  • Diabetes.co.uk (U.K.)

A critical review published in Nutrition Journal recommends a low-carb diet as the primary intervention in patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The analysis also notes the universal failure of stu… 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

Marcellus Shale operators hire more engineering, construction workers, survey finds

7/29/2014

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

More skilled workers are being employed by natural gas operators in the Marcellus Shale. This year, companies intend to add 2,000 more employees, of which the largest group will be in engineering and … Read More