Current Headlines

  1. New API Safety Standards Enhance Industry Equipment And Operations

    The American Petroleum Institute’s Global Industry Services department (API Global) released two new safety standards: API Standard 16AR - Standard for Repair and Remanufacture of Drill-through Equipment and API Standard 18LCM - Product Life Cycle Management System Requirements for the Petroleum and Natural Gas Industries.

  2. ExxonMobil Renews Longstanding Commitment To Fight Malaria

    In recognition of World Malaria Day, ExxonMobil announced recently that it is renewing support for local and global organizations working to end malaria around the world

  3. Genesis Water Technologies Expands Natural Zeolite Flocculants For Municipal And Industrial Water Treatment

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., a vibrant USA based global water & wastewater treatment solutions company, is excited about the formal introduction and expansion of its natural zeolite based flocculant, called ZeoTurb.

  4. Following Hexavalent Chromium Spill, Lake Michigan Appears Unharmed

    Prompted by an industrial malfunction, the Chicago Department of Water Management (CDWM) located an elevated level of hexavalent chromium in Lake Michigan during recent water testing.

  5. Dow Earns Two 2017 Edison Awards For Breakthrough Technologies

    Two innovative products from The Dow Chemical Company recently received 2017 Edison Awards. The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation 

  6. In East Chicago, Corrosion Control Efforts May Make Lead Problem Worse

    East Chicago, IN, has been using a chemical, sodium hexametaphosphate, in order to control corrosion in lead pipes. However, some experts think it could be doing more harm than good.

  7. Arkema Starts New Kynar Fluoropolymer Production Capacities In China

    Arkema has just successfully brought on stream new Kynar® PVDF capacities on its Changshu platform near Shanghai. With this 25% increase in its production capacities in China, Arkema, which runs PVDF production plants on 3 continents (Europe, North America and Asia), has consolidated its world leading position in PVDF.

  8. ExxonMobil And SABIC Select San Patricio County For Proposed Petrochemical Project On U.S. Gulf Coast

    ExxonMobil Chemical Company and SABIC each announced the selection of a site in San Patricio County, Texas for potential development of a jointly owned petrochemical complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

  9. Valence Surface Technologies Achieves Nadcap Accreditation For A New Shot Peen Plant In The Pacific Northwest

    Valence Surface Technologies (Valence), the world’s largest independent provider of metal processing and finishing services in the aerospace and defense industry, has received Nadcap accreditation for its new state of the art shot peening facility in Everett, Washington located less than a mile from its existing Valence Everett operations (formerly Blue Streak Finishers)

  10. Fluor Selected By Marathon For Contract At Two Texas Refineries

    Fluor Corporation announced recently that it was selected by a division of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (Marathon) to execute the engineering and procurement scope for a major reconfiguration at Marathon’s Galveston Bay and Texas City, Texas refineries