PITTSBURGH (AP) - Nova Chemicals Corp., Canada's largest plastics producer, said Friday it received more regulatory approvals for its takeover by Abu Dhabi investment firm International Petroleum Investment Co.
OTTAWA (AP) - A Shell station in Ottawa has become the first in the world to sell gasoline blended with biofuel made from wheat straw, the global oil giant said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Clorox Co., the maker of bleach and other household products, said Thursday that it boosted its dividend 9 percent to 50 cents per share and is on track to deliver financial results for fiscal 2010 in line with previous guidance. The dividend will be paid Aug.
Metso and UPM have developed a new concept for the production of biomass-based bio-oil to replace fossil fuels in heating and power generation. Test production will begin at Metso's test plant in Tampere, Finland, in June 2009.
TORONTO - Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. (TSX:HF), a producer of slow and controlled release fertilizers in China, says it will build another polymer coated urea production line with its 50/50 joint venture partner, Shandong Mingshui Great Chemical Group.
MICHAEL CASEY AP Environmental Writer - June 5, 2009 BANGKOK (AP) - Selling credits for the billions of tons of carbon that are locked in Indonesia's tropical rain forests could be as profitable as converting these areas into palm oil plantations, a study released Friday found.
CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics Writer - June 3, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - Orders to U.S. factories rose 0.7 percent in April, the second increase in three months and further evidence that manufacturers may be recovering.
By The Associated Press - June 4, 2009 Palm oil is now one of the feedstocks used by Neste Oil to produce its NExBTL renewable diesel, which is the cleanest diesel fuel on the market today.
By The Associated Press - June 4, 2009 MIDLAND, Mich., -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is shedding light on Concentrating Solar Power systems (CSP) with DOWTHERM(TM) A heat transfer fluids which collect, transport and store solar generated heat.
"America is addicted to oil It's time for an intervention" reads the tagline to a highly anticipated documentary entitled FUEL , which is slated for unlimited national viewing some time next month.
By Peter A. Kirk, II, Protective Systems Product Manager, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics The proper tools and equipment are imperative for professionals of all kinds to do their jobs safely and effectively.
By Jim Lane, Editor and Publisher, Biofuels Digest Construction commences this month in
Process industry automation growth continued in 2007 with robust investments in manufacturing and infrastructure industries. Automation expenditures in the process industries reached $45.5 billion dollars in 2007 and is forecasted to exceed $61 billion by 2012.
SHANNON DININNY Associated Press Writer - June 3, 2009 RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) - A quarter
JIM SALTER Associated Press Writer - June 3, 2009 ST. LOUIS (AP) - Despite a law making it harder to buy ingredients to make methamphetamine, lab busts are on the rise in Missouri. Meanwhile, the state continues to lead the nation in meth incidents, and by a wide margin.