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The best stories for chemical engineers

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Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Analysis: U.S. oil, gas boom has "more room to run" amid rise of technologies

9/14/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

The U.S. oil and natural gas boom has "more room to run" as companies use advanced technologies, such as the combination of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, in boosting productivity of we… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

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Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

GAO increases prediction for coal-fired power plant losses

9/16/2014

  • Hill, The
  • EENews.net (subscription required)

The Government Accountability Office now estimates that 13% of U.S. coal-fired energy capacity will be retired by 2025, with three-quarters of that occurring by the end of next year. That is an increa… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

EIA: Powder River Basin oil production increases to more than twice of 2009's output

9/16/2014

  • Star-Tribune (Casper, Wyo.) (tiered subscription model)

Oil output from the Powder River Basin rose to more than twice as much as the output five years ago, the Energy Information Administration reported Monday. Daily production reached 78,000 barrels in t… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

EPA IG: Agency can't show DfE program reduces use of hazardous materials

9/10/2014

  • Bloomberg

The Environmental Protection Agency cannot show that its Design for the Environment Safer Product Labeling Program is cost effective or that it has reduced the use of hazardous materials, the agency's… 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

Heterotrophic algae could reduce need for fish oil in salmon feed

9/15/2014

  • AllAboutFeed.net

Data from food research institute Nofima indicate heterotrophic algae are a viable alternative to fish oil in salmon feed. "We need further sources of omega-3, and heterotrophic algae are one of very … Read More

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Shale oil and natural gas news

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Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Study: Texas economy benefits from Barnett Shale activity

9/15/2014

  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas)

Natural gas drilling in the Barnett Shale benefits Texas with $11.8 billion per year in gross product, $700 million higher than the previous estimate in 2011, according to a Perryman Group report. Act… Read More