Energy Technology

Ten years ago, North America was considered a “mature region” for the petrochemical industry as most investment and opportunity shifted to the growing markets in Asia and the Middle East. What a difference a decade makes.

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Managing water with care

Posted: July 30, 2014 by Ken Cohen

Local water needs and alternatives are always a key concern as we look to source water for our activities.


The conventional wisdom holds that more people driving more miles and using more energy should result in more air pollution. But they haven’t. Our air has been getting cleaner instead … much cleaner.

According to Reuters, German industrial consumers paid four times more for electricity in 2013 than similar customers in Louisiana.


ExxonMobil’s planned $1 billion expansion in Antwerp represents a strategic focus in Europe despite a tough environment for refining.

Call it the million-barrel milestone. In April, according to North Dakota’s Department of Mineral Resources, the state’s oilfields pumped more than one million barrels of oil per day.