Plant Management & Operations

Siemens will cut about 6,900 jobs, or close to 2 percent of its global workforce. more

Nov 17, 2017 9:48 AM Plant Management & Operations

Instrumentation and controls (I&C) is a frequently overlooked area where opportunities to optimize plant performance exist. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:27 PM , Plant Management & Operations

Skilled craft labor shortages negatively impact the budgets and schedules of current and planned energy projects in the U.S. more

Nov 14, 2017 7:16 AM , Engineering, Procurement & Construction

ConocoPhillips will boost oil and natural gas output for the rest of the decade but vowed it would do so only when it was financially prudent and that it would strictly adhere to shareholder returns. more

Nov 9, 2017 9:11 AM Plant Management & Operations

DowDuPont Inc. disappointed investors with its first earnings report after the world’s biggest chemical merger. more

Nov 9, 2017 9:03 AM Plant Management & Operations

As equipment maintenance and preservation become top priority, many companies within the drilling industry have turned to temporary structures to accommodate their needs and ensure business continuity no matter the circumstance. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:35 PM Maintenance & Reliability

With so many things going on at any given moment, the need to properly follow safety standards is of the upmost importance on worksites involving heavy equipment and machinery to move or hoist that equipment. more

Nov 7, 2017 1:24 PM Lifting & Transport

The Campbell Institute, the National Safety Council's (NSC's) center of excellence for environmental, health and safety management, has released a report titled "Visual Literacy: How 'Learning to See' Benefits Occupational Safety." more

Nov 7, 2017 11:29 AM Training & Human Resources

High-pressure water has been used in the chemical and petrochemical industries as a cleaning agent for many years. more

Nov 7, 2017 11:03 AM Maintenance & Reliability

There's a shift occurring across the oil and gas industry, and it's moving toward improved worksite safety and efficiencies by way of data aggregation and analytics. Historically, the oil and gas industry has been slow to adopt... more

Nov 7, 2017 8:11 AM Plant Management & Operations

The Industrial Safety Training Council (ISTC) was developed by Southeast Texas petrochemical plants and refineries to consistently apply a safety protocol to the contractor community. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:45 PM Training & Human Resources

Leveraging BuildingReports' innovative reporting and point-and-scan mobile device technology, Vallen delivers industry- leading comprehensive inspection reports in real time via its secure online portal. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:20 PM Plant Management & Operations

Greenup Industries recently ranked No. 208 on Inc. 5000's annual rankings of the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Over the years, this list has included companies such as Microsoft, Timberland, Vizio and Zappos. more

Nov 6, 2017 4:12 PM Plant Management & Operations

Both joints are used on the same line with the same pressure, same processes, same cycling and same stresses. Yet, one joint is often fabricated with a certified technician, tested and inspected, while the other may have a few testing requirements... more

Nov 6, 2017 12:15 PM Maintenance & Reliability

Digital technologies are set to transform the global energy system in coming decades, making it more connected, reliable and sustainable. more

Nov 6, 2017 10:21 AM Maintenance & Reliability

Lee College Economic Alliance event in Pasadena 2017

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Thanks to the profound emergence of natural gas, recent expansion projects within the petrochemical industry have stimulated massive growth and an abundance of job opportunities. more

Nov 2, 2017 7:22 AM Training & Human Resources

OSHA's On-site Consultation Program, which has existed in some form since 1975, is one avenue by which OSHA provides the research, information, education and training to employers described in the Occupational Safety and Health Act (passed in 1970). more

Nov 1, 2017 12:14 PM Health, Safety & Environmental

As North American vice president for Stork, A Fluor Company, Dale Barnard believes keeping his team focused on safety and customer-centered solutions is the most important part of his position. more

Nov 1, 2017 7:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

As complicated as turnarounds may be, there are only a few reasons they either succeed or fail. The successful manager concentrates his focus on only five key areas. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Plant Management & Operations

Humans create a lot of construction failure through lack of coordination and missed or delayed communications. more

Nov 1, 2017 12:00 AM Training & Human Resources