SHANNON ROBERTS, Associate Editor

By 2020, Braskem will have finalized its third production facility in La Porte, Texas, with the start-up of its Delta project. Read more

, Plant Management & Operations

Strengthening manufacturing competitiveness through energy efficiency has been a hot topic in industry, and companies are setting internal goals to meet the challenge of manufacturing more with less energy. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

By the time he graduated from the University of Wisconsin with three degrees, Jim Hillier said he had thoroughly been bitten by the petrochemical and polymer bug. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

OSHA's silica standard recently became fully enforceable. Wellsite employers will need to have implemented a total dust control solution...Approximately $50 million in grants is available for projects designed to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxide... Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Implementing and properly executing your company's project planning are key to improving work efficiency and reducing backlog. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Upon taking the role as president and CEO of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) in 2003, Don Santa made it his goal for the association to become a more effective industry advocate. Read more


Among 30 oil and gas producers, representing about 30 percent of U.S. natural gas production, recently established the Environmental Partnership and are working together to take steps toward fewer emissions. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Natural gas and oil is making the impossible possible. Jobs in the industry are continuing to rise, adding stability of the U.S. economy. In 2017, the U.S. added more than 170,000 manufacturing jobs. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

LEEA member companies plan to invest $60 billion in Louisiana's economy this decade, expecting to create more than 20,000 construction jobs and 1,500 permanent jobs. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Founded in 1984 by port directors around the state, the Ports Association of Louisiana (PAL) was started with the idea that great things can happen when people work together in common cause. Read more

Offshore & Marine

With 2017 closing, many industry leaders are looking to the future and pondering the changes coming to the U.S. economy and industry business. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

The Plastics Pipe Institute (PPI), a North American trade organization representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry, strives to educate industries on plastic pipe systems. Read more

Training & Human Resources

With the Trump administration approaching its first anniversary in office, industry intelligence experts have continued to track industry’s economic trends and the effects of political change. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

OSHA recently revised its online whistleblower complaint form to help users file complaints with the appropriate agency. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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