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American Chemistry Council

U.S. chemical industry output will continue to grow in 2019 despite a challenging global economy. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The petrochemical industry is taking steps to mitigate plastic waste and marine litter. Industry leaders have joined to work together to achieve global sustainability. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

A report released by the American Chemistry Council (ACC) found the potential economic impact of expanding advanced plastic recycling and recovery technologies in the U.S. to be nearly $10 billion. Read more

Current Issue

During March, chemical output was higher in the Northeast and West Coast regions, but fell in the Gulf Coast, Midwest, Ohio Valley and Southeast regions. Output in the Mid-Atlantic region was flat. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and API recently joined the newly launched USMCA Coalition, backed by over 200 companies and associations across a wide variety of industries, to urge Congress to approve the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Read more

Current Issue

Chemical production was mixed over the three-month period. There were gains in the production "three-month moving average" output trend in inorganic chemicals, plastic resins, synthetic dyes and pigments, and other specialty chemicals. Read more

Current Issue

There were gains in the production three-month moving average output trend in plastic resins, organic chemicals, synthetic rubber, coatings, adhesives, pesticides, other specialty chemicals, consumer products and manufactured fibers. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) recently released the latest “Economic Benefits of the U.S. Polyurethanes Industry” report, which shows the polyurethanes industry directly contributing $37.9B. Read more

U.S. chemical and plastics industry investments linked to plentiful and affordable domestic supplies of natural gas and NGLs from shale formations have surpassed $200 billion, according to the American Chemistry Council (ACC). Read more

Drilling & Exploration

The EPA recently released a new interactive, web-based tool that provides information about the environmental and economic performance of industry sectors. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Retaliatory tariffs on $11 billion in U.S. chemicals and plastics exports and put nearly 55,000 American jobs and $18 billion in domestic activity at risk as a result of reduced demand for those products. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

"Our industry supports a process based on the best available science to determine, as appropriate, maximum contaminant levels and contaminated site clean-up levels for PFOS and PFOA." Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Assistant Administrator of the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, EPA Read more

People Going Places

President and CEO, American Chemistry Council Read more

People Going Places

Hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of projects and jobs in the U.S. chemical industry are at risk as a result of a massive new round of U.S. tariffs released late July 10 and covering $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, trade groups warned. Read more

Chet M. Thompson, president and CEO of the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), is "very optimistic about the future" of the petrochemical industry. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

BIC Magazine attends WPC 2018 in Houston Read more

BIC Attends

New data confirms NAFTA has driven historic growth; highlights the potential for modernized trade pact to boost U.S chemical exports, support trade balance Read more

American Chemistry Council and Texas Chemical Council welcomes guests to Hurricane Harvey: Lessons Learned Forum Read more

BIC Attends

ACC and OSHA formed a new alliance designed to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces operating with diisocyanate chemicals along the polyurethane value chain. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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