Oil, Gas & Chemicals

AIChE SmartBrief

The best stories for chemical engineers

AIChE SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Interview order matters, study says

5/22/2015

  • Business Insider

The fourth person to interview for a position may have an advantage over other candidates, according to researchers from Old Dominion University. Interviewees in the fourth spot receive more considera… Read More

ACC SmartBrief

The best stories about the chemical industry

ACC SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Chemistry Council

PPG to highlight Innovel can spray coatings at China trade show

5/26/2015

  • Zacks

PPG Industries will feature its Innovel beverage can spray coating products at next month's Cannex & Fillex Asia Pacific event in China. The new Innovel HPS line has flavor-neutral properties, retort … Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Official: Ruptured pipeline in Calif. lacked automatic shut-off valve

5/26/2015

  • The Associated Press

The Plains All American pipeline in Santa Barbara County, Calif., that ruptured and leaked last week did not have an automatic shut-off valve. Local rules require such a valve, but not federal regulat… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Wash new clothes before wearing, dermatologist warns

5/20/2015

  • The Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model)

Consumers should wash new clothes at least once before wearing them because they could carry fungus, lice and allergens like dye and formaldehyde resin, said Donald Belsito, professor of dermatology a… 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

Researchers link nanoparticle exposure to gut microbiota changes

5/18/2015

  • FoodNavigator

Common metal oxide nanoparticles found in food, drinking water and cosmetics can significantly alter gut microbiota, researchers have found. Researchers tested the most prevalent nanoparticles, includ… 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

Niobrara, Eagle Ford see uptick in oil rig count, data show

5/25/2015

  • Reuters

The number of oil rigs in operation in the Niobrara Basin increased last week by three to 22 and in the Eagle Ford Shale by two to 89, according to data from Baker Hughes. Meanwhile, the rig count in … Read More