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

Calif.'s Safer Consumer Products regs bring significant cost for industry

7/28/2014

  • ChemicalWatch.com (subscription required)

California's Safer Consumer Products Regulations go beyond the Environmental Protection Agency's risk-based system at great cost to manufacturers, according to consultants and industry lawyers. Produc… Read More

API SmartBrief

Oil and natural gas industry news

API SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Petroleum Institute

Houston firm commits $150M to aid expansion of new company

7/29/2014

  • American City Business Journals

Houston-based private equity firm Post Oak Energy Capital pledged $150 million to fund the acquisitions and expansion plans of recently formed energy company CP Exploration II. CPX CEO Tom Powell said… Read More

ACI SmartBrief

News for the cleaning products industry

ACI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Cleaning Institute

Sealed Air consolidating, moving to N.C.

7/24/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The
  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (tiered subscription model)
  • NorthJersey.com (Hackensack, N.J.) (free registration)

Diversey parent company Sealed Air is relocating to Charlotte, N.C., and plans to close its New Jersey headquarters and offices in Wisconsin, Connecticut and South Carolina over the next three years. … 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

"Armed individuals" occupy Cargill plant in Ukraine

7/21/2014

  • FoodNavigator

A "small number of armed individuals" have occupied a Cargill sunflower-seed processing plant in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, the company said. No employees were present as the company had c… 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

Experts: Shale mega deals to focus on growth, be driven by independent operators

7/21/2014

  • CNBC

Shale-related mega deals are expected to become "very company-specific" and shift focus from high costs and low oil prices to growth, said Fadel Gheit, managing director and senior energy analyst at O… Read More