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energy efficiency
Oct 15, 2019
Katy McSurdy
I’ve been with Nexant for almost 6 years, which is the longest I’ve worked for any one company. There are good reasons for that, like working with people who really love what they do , the many...
single use plastic
Oct 7, 2019
Jeremy Belbin
Media coverage has turned "plastic" into a dirty word, but it is a material that is in millions of homes across the world, and appears in the daily routine of millions more people. Single use...
Energy Efficiency Day
Sep 29, 2019
Lynn Belken
This October, fulfill the promise you made to yourself earlier in the year to get serious about saving energy and reducing your carbon footprint. Why October? With the cooler temperatures and shorter...
decline in polyolefins consumption
Sep 23, 2019
Anna Ibbotson
There was a significant slowdown in polyolefins consumption in 2018, with some major regions experiencing negative growth. The automotive sector had a particularly severe reversal in 2018, and this...
gas line safety
Sep 8, 2019
Stephen B Harrison
Satellite Communications for Lone-workers in the Oil & Gas Sector The cry “go west, young man" rang in the ears of those who were brave enough to adventure forth into the American wilderness 150...
sustainability in plastics
Sep 4, 2019
Xuesong Peng
The debate of plastics waste has been dominated by the public in the recent past, which is not entirely unexpected given the negative environmental externalities plastics generates to the Earth, such...
future of ethanol
Aug 26, 2019
Anna Ibbotson
What’s next for ethanol in fuel applications? Although ethanol as a gasoline blendstock offers oxygenating and octane boosting properties, which have in part driven consumption, the primary driver of...
Living in a Digital World
Aug 26, 2019
Lynn Belken
The internet is an increasingly important part of our daily lives and being immersed in technology has become a part of our culture. Things around us are continuing to get smarter, faster, more...
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...