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Tough Times in The Bakken: Oil Worker Deaths by The Numbers

August 20, 2015 | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

Since the collapse of oil prices the pressure has been on to churn out the black gold at a quicker pace -- a situation many say is leading to perilous working conditions. 

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How The Big Energy Picture Unveils Significant Savings

August 4, 2015 3:17 pm | by James L. Yerke | Comments

A comprehensive energy assessment reveals savings opportunities on the process and people sides of a chemical facility.  


The #ShellNo Protests Reach Wild And Ironic New Heights

July 29, 2015 4:35 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

You have to hand it to the Greenpeace-led Shell protesters in Northwest. They really know how to put on a show.


The Real Dangers of Fire Smoke

July 27, 2015 2:40 pm | by Rob Schnepp | Comments

Where there is fire, there is always smoke and where there’s smoke, there are usually toxic gases lurking.


Reducing NOx Emissions From Combustion Systems

July 27, 2015 2:16 pm | by Joe Colannino | Comments

Advanced technology for cleaner, more profitable industrial operations.


Fond of Bonds: Summer’s Most Infamous Chemical

July 22, 2015 10:16 am | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

Can you OD on chlorine when swimming in a pool? Does it turn blonde hair green? We’re taking a dip into chlorinated waters to find out with a look at our chemical of the week: the notorious CI #17.


The Worst Product Recall in History

July 21, 2015 10:01 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Comments

This infographic looks at some of the worst product recalls in the manufacturing industry.


The Billionaire Behind Blue Bell’s Comeback Bid

July 16, 2015 5:37 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

Sid Bass, who made his fortune off oil, has invested an undisclosed amount in the marred ice cream company to help get their sweet treats back on shelves.


Fond of Bonds: Our Chemical of The Week is Chlorine Trifluoride

July 10, 2015 4:56 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

It’s so hellish to deal with, the Nazis basically said, “No, thanks. We’ll stick with safer chemicals like Zyklon-B.”    


What's Missing From The Tank Car Safety Discussion

July 9, 2015 4:07 pm | by Ken Grantham, Executive Vice President, Crompion International | Comments

An initial step as an industry toward preventing corrosion is to move away from antiquated chemical compositions.


Some of The Coolest Biofuel Stories of The Year (So Far)

July 8, 2015 4:47 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor | Comments

Many scientists are on the hunt for that magic, renewable source of fuel that will power us into the future. And despite tumbling oil prices over the last year, the quest for a petro alternative continues.


PLM Formulations For Chemicals

July 7, 2015 4:31 pm | by Tony Christian | Comments

The roots of Product Lifecycle Management.


Can American Manufacturing Afford a Raise?

July 7, 2015 3:23 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor | Comments

How will Obama's plans to extend overtime protection affect economic growth?


The World is Running Out of Helium! Or is It?

July 1, 2015 3:24 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | Comments

Sorry kids, we might have to take those balloons back.


A Solution to The Ethane Supply Glut

June 30, 2015 4:58 pm | by Sam Golan, CEO, Primus Green Energy | Comments

Ethane rejection is on the increase. By one estimate, about 250 million barrels per day (Mb/d) of ethane were rejected in 2014 — a number that is expected to triple to more than 700 Mb/d in 2017.


Get an Umbrella Before it Rains

June 25, 2015 4:37 pm | by Jon Wikstrom | Comments

Why companies are preparing now for future environmental regulations.



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