U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana) and Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) recently introduced the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Reform Act. Read more


With advanced work packaging (AWP) being one of his "primary focuses" as a project director for The Dow Chemical Company, John Coombs said he recognizes the need to have dedicated people to achieve optimum results in AWP. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

The oil and gas business is incessantly demanding innovative solutions, methodologies and automated systems to reduce the craft labor required to complete both routine and specialist tasks. Read more

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Two of the most important things a businessman can have are vision and the ability to communicate that vision. We've seen what happens to companies that simply react to market trends and temporary whims. Read more

From BIC Alliance Members

EPA recently said it would complete a rule to boost sales of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline by the summer 2019 driving season, despite a partial government shutdown at press time. Read more

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According to a recent survey conducted by USG Corp. and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 58 percent of organizations reported that workers with insufficient skills are increasing safety risks. Read more

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Steve Conner, general manager of operations for Chevron's Gulf of Mexico business unit, said with increased efficiency and refined processes, deepwater offshore projects will continue to grow and provide energy for the U.S. and the rest of the world. Read more

Offshore & Marine

According to Brittany Benko, vice president of Health, Safety and Environment for Anadarko Petroleum, the oil and gas industry could do a better job of learning safety lessons from past incidents. Read more

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