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NANCY FORD, Contributing Writer

As for maintaining morale and keeping workers motivated while creating a culture of operational excellence, an awards system was put in place to recognize achievement and proficiency. Read more

Training & Human Resources

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Lukas Gojda

Susan Dio, chairman and president of BP America said BP is taking a three-pronged approach to emissions reduction. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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Josep Curto

U.S. shale oil and gas developments that have fueled the recent surge will continue to spur petrochemical investments well into the 2020s. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Gulf Coast's petrochemical corridor may seem far from Silicon Valley, but on the cutting edge of industrial applications for new technologies, experts see a fruitful marriage on the horizon. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

According to Ahmed El-Mahdy, global capital purchasing leader for The Dow Chemical Company, effective procurement begins with partnering with suppliers "because this is how we can build our plans." Read more

Plant Management & Operations

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Photographer:Sergey A.Khakimulli

In order for an organization to achieve a successful culture of operational excellence that results in long-term prosperity, three integral factors must be mastered. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

Although safety is indisputably the No. 1 priority of the oil and gas and petrochemical industries, it is also indisputable that accidents still happen. And when they happen, it's necessary to have an emergency response team in place. Read more

Emergency Response

Marathon, Chevron, DCP Midstream leaders discuss global impact of U.S. energy dominance 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

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

As automation and digitalization become the new norm throughout the industry, the workforce's skillsets must evolve to best use technology to its advantage. Read more

Training & Human Resources

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

Many people may not know the difference between the Port Houston Authority and the Greater Houston Port Bureau. In fact, at one time, Port Houston Chairman Ric Campo was one of those people. Read more

Offshore & Marine

As automation and new technology bring changes to the oil, gas and petrochemical industry, it is incumbent upon the industry's workforce to keep abreast of those changes. Read more

Training & Human Resources

According to Chet Thompson, president and CEO of AFPM, petrochemical leaders "have a lot to be excited about" in terms of what's happening for their industry in Washington, D.C., adding they "certainly support the Trump administration on a lot of thi Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

There are a number of distinct advantages that come with the oil, gas and petrochemical industries being based on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The SEIGA system provides instant, single- point access to integrated, accurate, reliable, secure data and automated workflow processes. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

Look at the clock, and watch as one second ticks by. Just one second. In that single second, somewhere in the world, five people joined the middle class. 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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