Petrochemical

Women in Petrochemicals: Bringing Diversity to the Industry

Over the last 20 years, I have seen an increasing number of women joining the petrochemical industry which is a great thing. However, women still only make up 25 percent of the petrochemical workforce currently, so there is still room...

/ March 17, 2016

From Farm to Table: The Role of Petrochemicals in Agriculture

This National Agriculture Day, as we sit down to tuck into our dinners, it is easy to overlook how our food ended up at our tables – and the role of petrochemicals in getting them there.

/ March 15, 2016

The Case for Industry-initiated Risk Evaluations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

I remember a few years ago when we were discussing a new regulatory approach being proposed in Europe that would put more of the burden of ensuring chemical safety on industry. It was touted by environmental groups around the world...

/ March 10, 2016

You Can’t Have Tech Without Petchem: Petrochemicals at CES 2016

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which is a global consumer electronics and consumer technology tradeshow, kicked off this week in Las Vegas. This annual event has become the go-to source to see the latest and coolest electronic innovations – and petrochemical-based products are...

/ January 6, 2016