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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.

Natural Gas Supply Outpacing Demand

April 2, 2009 10:37 am | Comments

Cambridge, MA (Business Wire) - The North American natural gas market is entering a new era in which supply is no longer constrained, according to a recent Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) multi-client study called Rising to the Challenge: A Study of North American Gas Supply to 2018 .

British Gas Lets 40,000 Users Slide On Bills

April 2, 2009 6:05 am | Comments

By Richard Tyler British Gas Business , a small-business gas and electricity supplier, is preparing to let up to 40,000 customers defer paying their bills to help them through the recession.


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