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Digitalization in the energy and chemicals sectors
Aug 13, 2019
Stephen B Harrison
A Range of Innovations Required There are shifting sands in the European air emissions monitoring landscape, for example: the pressure on operators to reduce costs and remain competitive; the...
How to Increase Your Resilience in 4 Minutes: A Mindfulness Exercise for Energy Professionals
Aug 7, 2019
Katy McSurdy
Sometimes in our work it’s difficult to remember the big picture, especially when the impact is so huge. Join me on a 4-minute mindfulness exercise for energy professionals to center yourself, find...
Fatty Acid Methyl Ester
Aug 1, 2019
Ronald F. Cascone
Steven R. Slome
Filling the tank on the road to the future Fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) has been an important green diesel fuel for the last two decades. Better than 90% of it can be made easily by...
Jul 28, 2019
Anna Ibbotson
We are delighted to be continuing our Nexant Webinar series, where each month we will bring you the very best in Thought Leadership from the Nexant Consulting team. Register to our webinars below,...
Love working at Nexant
Jul 22, 2019
Katy McSurdy
We asked Nexant staff to answer the question "What do you love about what you do?" Many of the answers were about making a difference, the constantly changing industry, and helping society work...
Gen Z values and marketing tactics
Jul 15, 2019
Lynn Belken
Recently we shared with you some thoughts on Generation Z and its Potential Impacts on the Energy Industry . In that blog, we briefly mentioned how the energy industry will need to tell authentic...
Market analysis of polymers and plastic recycling
Jul 8, 2019
David Lines
Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) polymer producers will face major reductions in Western European market demand, due to up to 28% penetration of recycled material on virgin polymer sales by 2035...
battery energy storage systems
Jul 2, 2019
Ronald F. Cascone
Pat Sonti
Introduction There is an ever-growing focus from various stakeholders on the decarbonization of the energy value and supply chain. The primary pathway is through the rapid development and deployment...
Jun 24, 2019
The current world population of about 7.5 billion is projected to increase to almost 8.5 billion in 2025. Currently, cities around the world generate a total of about 1.4 billion tons of solid waste...
On purpose propylene in North America
Jun 24, 2019
Randy Rabenhorst
Global demand for propylene is rising, but lighter crude slates at U.S. refineries and the use of more ethane at U.S. (and overseas) steam crackers has reduced propylene production from these plants...