Tag: petrochemicals

News and Policies, U.S.

US petrochemical industry to experience surge of investment

March 27, 2019

Via: Energy Global

“Since 2010, we have seen over 300 planned chemical projects linked to shale gas, which some argue will generate almost 500 000 temporary and permanent jobs. In capital expenditure terms, this equates to over US$200 billion – signalling a huge […]

News and Policies, World

China Is Swallowing A Bitter Pill And Trying To Cut Its Coal Use

July 9, 2018

Via: Forbes

The Chinese government is swallowing a bitter pill, forcing both its local provinces and the industries that are domiciled there to reduce their pollution levels. The moves are needed to both improve living standards and to lift the nation’s standing […]

Energy Consumption, Global

Is Oil Industry Threatened By More Than Electric Vehicles?

September 14, 2017

Via: CleanTechnica

Execs at a number of the world’s top fossil fuel companies have in recent years made comments inferring that even after demand for oil and natural gas peaks, demand for petrochemical feedstocks for plastics, fertilizers, and other chemicals will remain […]