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Biofuel Focus Needs to Shift From Feedstock To Downstream StrategiesFocus Needs to Shift From Feedstock Technologies

May 12, 2009 6:52 am | Comments

May 12, 2009 By The Associated Press After 30 years of progress, the biofuels industry has plunged over a cliff amidst rancorous debate over its near-negligible carbon mitigation, competition for arable land, and poor economics.

Still scrambling, DuPont cuts 2,000 jobs

May 7, 2009 8:33 am | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) - DuPont will cut another 2,000 jobs, the chemical company announced Thursday, with few signs that economic conditions have improved for some of its biggest customers. The company had already announced 2,500 layoffs, in addition to eliminating about 10,000 contractor jobs.

Environmental Coalition Slams Chevron's "Phony" Coverage

May 6, 2009 5:30 am | Comments

WASHINGTON-- (BUSINESS WIRE) - May 03, 2009-- To promote a misinformation campaign about its


Panel Finds Safety Lapses Led To Bayer Explosion

May 6, 2009 5:06 am | Comments

By Tom Breen, Associated Press Writer Manufacturing.Net - April 23, 2009 INSTITUTE, W.Va. (AP) -- Safety lapses that led to a runaway chemical reaction caused a fatal blast at a Bayer CropScience chemical plant last August, federal investigators said Thursday. The U.S.

Chemical Engineering Simulations Software Release

May 6, 2009 4:56 am | Comments

BURLINGTON, MA (April 23, 2009) - COMSOL, Inc., developer of the industry-leading COMSOL

Schenck Offers Stimulus Package, Wins Environmental Award

May 6, 2009 4:39 am | Comments

Due to current economical conditions, now might be a great time to refurbish or rebuild the Schenck AccuRate bulk solids metering equipment you own. To help with those projects Schenck AccuRate is currently offering a stimulus package on critical spare and wear parts.

Valve manufacturer Velan hit by strike involving 530 Quebec employees

May 4, 2009 7:07 am | Comments

MONTREAL - Industrial valve maker Velan Inc. (TSX:VLN) has been hit by a strike at its Quebec plants. Velan said Monday the stoppage involves 530 workers, out of its worldwide workforce of 1,800.

Occidental Petroleum Talks Up Record 2008 Performance and Growth (4880)

May 1, 2009 10:48 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ray R.


Occidental Petroleum Talks Up Record 2008 Performance and Growth

May 1, 2009 10:46 am | Comments

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ray R.

Dow Chemical 1Q profit tumbles 97 percent

April 30, 2009 8:42 am | Comments

ERNEST SCHEYDER AP Energy Writer - April 30, 2009 NEW YORK (AP) - Dow Chemical posted a 97 percent drop in first-quarter profit on Thursday due to plunging sales, though results easily beat Wall Street's expectations.

Funding Spurs Fuel Cell Developments

April 16, 2009 7:36 am | Comments

Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu has announced that $41.9 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding will be made available for fuel cell technology.

Polymide Recycling Creates Partnership

April 16, 2009 7:35 am | Comments

International chemical company Rhodia and mountain climbing outfitter Millet recently announced their intention to develop closed-loop recycling flows for polyamide.

Increased Demands Could Impact Future Gas Needs

April 16, 2009 7:32 am | Comments

(BUSINESS WIRE) A recent announcement shows that U.S. merchant industrial gas demand could reach 4.3 trillion cubic feet by 2013. Total industrial gas demand in the U.S.

Portions Of Marketplace Bucking Recessionary Trends

April 16, 2009 7:27 am | Comments

While the first quarter of 2009 will not be remember for too points of economic light, there was some positives to be found in the processing marketplace: According to a report by Annette Kreuger on www.industrialinfo.

Bio-Fuel Powered Fighter Jets

April 16, 2009 7:25 am | Comments

(PRNewswire) Logos Technologies, Inc. recently announced that it has been awarded a prime contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to produce fully compatible jet fuel from cellulose -- the structural component of all plants and algae.


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