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  1. C.H. Robinson Expands Focus In Dutch Market

    Originally opened in 2012 with a focus on the fast growing temperature controlled transportation segment, the C.H. Robinson office in Rotterdam, The Netherlands has increased it’s offering to incorporate the entire C.H. Robinson road transport service offering portfolio

  2. ASTM Petroleum Committee Approves New Standard For Butanol Purity Testing

    With several beneficial attributes that make it a good blending agent in gasoline, butanol continues to hold promise for use as a biofuel. It is compatible with existing vehicles and refueling infrastructure. Low vapor pressure, high octane number and favorable distillation properties all add to the high blending value of butanol.

  3. Laboratory pH Electrodes Deliver Highly Accurate Measurements And Rapid Temperature Response

    Scientists in pharmaceutical, industrial and food laboratories requiring highly accurate measurements and fast temperature response can now use Thermo Scientific pH electrodes that are compatible with pH meters across a broader range of manufacturers, including those manufactured by Mettler Toledo

  4. MHG In Talks With BASF Regarding A Series Of Initiatives

    MHG, the manufacturer of one hundred percent biodegradable plastic, announced they met behind closed doors with BASF, the largest chemical company in the world. Dr. Paul Pereira, CEO and Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, met with Johannes Becker, Vice President of Strategy in Brussels last week to discuss next steps in a series of initiatives

  5. Gables Energy Partners Acquires Intellectual Property And Certain Assets Of Electrolytic Technologies Corporation

    Gables Energy Partners, LLC recently announced the acquisition of the intellectual property and certain assets of Electrolytic Technologies Corporation (ETC) by their affiliate, ETC Chemicals, LLC.

  6. Chevron Acquires Blocks Offshore New Zealand

    Chevron New Zealand Exploration Ltd., a Chevron Corporation subsidiary, recently announced it has been granted exploration rights to three blocks located offshore New Zealand, in a frontier basin with water depths ranging from 2,600 feet (800 m) to 9,800 feet (3,000 m)

  7. Dow Develops Chromium-Free Etch For Sustainable Plating On Plastic Manufacturing

    Dow Electronic Materials, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, has developed a novel chromium-free ECOPOSIT etching solution to replace chromic acid etching used in the pre-treatment of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) and PC-ABS in the plating on plastics (POP) industry, to help manufacturers to meet the September 21, 2017 sunset date set by REACH to eliminate the use of chromium trioxide

  8. Phillips 66 Announces 2015 Capital Program

    Phillips 66 announced its 2015 capital budget of $4.6B. These investments are intended to support midstream business growth, including that of the company’s master limited partnership, Phillips 66 Partners LP, as well as ensure ongoing operating excellence

  9. Dow Further Advances Portfolio Management Drive, Announces Additional Divestments

    The Dow Chemical Company announced recently that it has signed definitive agreements to sell its global Sodium Borohydride business to Vertellus Specialty Materials LLC (Vertellus) and its polyolefin films plant in Findlay, Ohio to Valfilm North America, Inc. (Valfilm), a wholly-owned subsidiary of VALGROUP Packaging Solutions

  10. Prevent Corrosion Damage Caused By The Presence Of Low Chlorine In Crude Oils

    Energy Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence (EDXR) offers simple, rapid, routine quality control analysis for sulfur in a range of petroleum products.

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