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European PVC Production
Jan 7, 2019
Anastasiya Berasneva
Following a period of depressed demand, European PVC producers are set to experience more favourable market conditions – leading to increases in plant utilisation and margin growth. But there are...
Dec 27, 2018
Lynn Belken
Happy New Year! It’s that time of the year when people take time to reflect on what means the most to them. Maybe you will decide that 2019 is the year that you make changes. Maybe you’ll donate your...
Dec 20, 2018
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Power-to-gas (P2G) and other renewable natural gas (RNG) sources are emerging viable alternatives to fossil natural gas that, unlike hydrogen, would utilize the appreciable existing infrastructure...
Dec 17, 2018
Marios Hatzikyriakou, P.E.
Over the past decade, the chemical industry has experienced increased competition, declining margins, shorter product life cycles and subsequently a strong tendency towards product commoditization...
Government Services
Dec 10, 2018
Matthew S. Mendis
Ajit Kulkarni
Kenya, with a population of nearly 48 million, is one of the most developed power sectors in sub-Saharan Africa. The country currently has an installed power generation capacity of 2.35 GW of which...
Lithium Hydroxide production
Dec 5, 2018
Daniel Saxton
Background: The lithium industry and batteries The revolution in battery technologies has caused a sharp acceleration in the demand growth for lithium and the trend is expected to continue. With...
energy efficiency and the holidays
Nov 18, 2018
Lynn Belken
Serving up a side of energy efficiency with your turkey and pumpkin pie is easier than you think. Turn those awkward political conversations into actions with these hosting tips and energy insights...
Interruption Cost Estimate Calculator
Nov 18, 2018
Myles Collins
Electric utilities face the challenge today of meeting our nation’s growing demand for reliable electricity while overcoming the problems posed by an aging grid and addressing the vulnerabilities of...
Building Envelope Energy Code
Nov 8, 2018
Becky Robbins
For the past 3 years, Nexant Program Manager Becky Robbins has worked on behalf of the State of Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development with funding from Rocky Mountain Power, Dominion Energy,...
Refining and Petrochemical complex in Singapore
Nov 1, 2018
Nuno Faisca
Background An announcement by ExxonMobil in 2013 confirmed that its new steam cracker at its refining and petrochemical complex in Singapore could process an unprecedented range of feedstocks –...