NANCY FORD, Contributing Writer

Citizen science can protect the health and well-being of individuals and consumers being exposed to environmental and other threats that might otherwise go undetected. more

Aug 22, 2017 2:48 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

Regulatory obstacles. Operating challenges. Safety and environmental issues. The fluctuating price of oil. These are just a few among myriad pervasive themes that require constant attention from leaders in the energy sector. more

Aug 16, 2017 7:00 AM Renewables

Considering the greater Gulf Coast region is the U.S.'s chief hub for the petrochemical industry, it is essential to recognize a successful attack on chemical facilities could potentially cause a significant number of deaths and injuries. more

Aug 10, 2017 10:55 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

A perfect safety record does not just happen by chance. more

Aug 7, 2017 9:58 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Addressing delegates at the 30th Annual Texas/Louisiana Environmental, Health & Safety Seminar held recently in Galveston, Texas, Hendrickson shared Chevron Phillips' "Guiding Principles of Operation." more

Aug 2, 2017 8:32 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

There are a number of preparations that plant and site leadership can proactively implement to assure its Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) inspection is conducted efficiently and smoothly. more

Jul 31, 2017 7:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

DHS relies on its web-based Infrastructure Survey Tool (IST) which allows it to identify and implement critical infrastructure overall security. more

Jul 28, 2017 10:35 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

As the workplace and society in general become more dependent on sharing information electronically, apps are being utilized more frequently for risk assessment, recording incidents or injuries, productivity and seemingly unlimited functions. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Regarding the role technology plays in managing risk in aging assets, Greg Hendrickson, chemical engineer at Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, said it is important for technologists to embrace two specific concepts. more

Jun 13, 2017 2:48 PM Engineering, Procurement & Construction

Louisa Nara, technical director for the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS), recently shared a dynamic tool that assists industry leaders in evaluating performance and determining where resources—both human and financial—might best be allocated more

Jun 13, 2017 2:42 PM Emergency Response & Fire Rescue/Security

The responsibility for chemical security must be shared not only among federal, state, and local governments, but also by the private sector. more

Jun 9, 2017 4:37 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

ExxonMobil Chemical Co. Vice President of Global Basic Chemical Karen McKee believes the continuing growth of shale and oil production, coupled with the demand for chemical products, is resulting in unprecedented opportunities for the industry. more

Jun 7, 2017 7:42 AM Chemical Processing

Thanks to new technological applications and continued benefits resulting from shale and natural gas resources, top exploration and production (E&P) leaders agree the current state of E&P is far better than it was a year ago. more

Jun 7, 2017 7:39 AM Drilling & Exploration

As the global demand for oil grows, so does the demand for substantial investment upstream, according to leaders of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and the International Energy Agency (IEA). more

Jun 6, 2017 7:23 AM Drilling & Exploration

A key element of LyondellBasell’s approach to Operational Excellence is its philosophy, “GoalZERO”, which targets the elimination of incidents, defects, and operational inefficiencies. more

Jun 5, 2017 7:30 AM Health, Safety & Environmental

Despite popular belief, a number of people might be surprised to learn Shell is not an oil company. more

Jun 1, 2017 7:30 AM Natural Gas

Industry business cycles, as well as a shifting political climate, are driving change and impacting outlooks in the manufacturing and energy industries. more

May 31, 2017 7:30 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Citing statistics indicating that literally billions of people are entering the middle class, John Watson, chairman and CEO of Chevron, said he believes demand for oil and gas and the industry’s related products is likely to continue to grow. more

May 10, 2017 11:40 AM Training & Human Resources

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