The use of data in the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors is nothing new. These sectors are at the leading edge of data collection. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Thinking outside the box by using currently available tools in new ways is essential to developing new processes and technology. Read more

Training & Human Resources

To understand current levels of U.S. oil production, it's important to put it in context. Read more


LyondellBasell's Lake Charles Polymers Plant is commemorating 60 years of safe operations. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Company leaders' vision for the site is to implement AWP on all projects over $500,000 to optimize its portfolio performance. Read more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

According to George Danner, founder and president of Business Laboratory LLC, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the future. Read more

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The key to being a great safety leader is to understand production processes through firsthand experience. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Rapidly advancing technologies like augmented and virtual reality are changing the way plants are operated in the digital era. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

BIC Magazine recently held a special roundtable discussion with some of the industry's top operations managers. Read more

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Innovation is "not a solo journey," according to Deepthi Bollu, manager of innovation and business development for Shell. Rather, given its "pace and complexity," innovation can more appropriately be regarded as "an ecosystem effort." Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Forecasting into 2025, Gatto said he expects success to continue with additional growth from the Eagle Ford, Bakken and the Denver-Julesburg legacy basins. Read more

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently released its latest in-depth review of U.S. energy policies, welcoming U.S. leadership on innovation and highlighting the far-reaching impact of the country's shale revolution. Read more

Power Generation

U.S. oil, gas and NGLs continue to grow at a rapid pace, with almost all of that growth stemming from the Permian Basin and Eagle Ford play. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) recently spoke on a panel at the Houston Area Safety Council (HASC) about his proposed Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act. Read more

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The BP-Husky Toledo refinery recently celebrated its 100-year anniversary, highlighting its longstanding commitment to safe and reliable operations and to providing fuel, jobs and investment in northwest Ohio. Read more

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August is CDC's National Immunization Awareness Month Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

API highlights U.S. energy progress Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

AFPM has created a suite of resources employees can use to have better conversations with their families and in their communities on how the industries operate and the value of the products they bring to people's daily lives. Read more


It's not exactly breaking news that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. But that revered wisdom is especially true when it comes to performance indicators across the HSE landscape. Read more

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