Petrochemical

Ethylene: The “World’s Most Important Chemical”

Ethylene, a key building block in plastic and vital to our country’s manufacturing industry, has been thrust into the spotlight due to Hurricane Harvey’s impact on its production process.  So, what exactly is ethylene and how does it impact manufacturing...

/ September 6, 2017

Restarting after Harvey

More than half of the 24 U.S. refineries that preventatively shut or slowed down before the arrival of Hurricane Harvey are now working to fully restore operations and resume feeding distribution pipelines, part of their mission to supply America’s economy...

/ September 4, 2017

Our Industries’ Response to Harvey

The unprecedented disaster wrought by Hurricane Harvey has the safety of friends, family, colleagues and communities along the Gulf Coast weighing heavy on our minds and hearts. As the crisis continues to unfold over this Labor Day Weekend, members of...

/ September 1, 2017

Petrochemicals: helping keep you safe during hurricane season

As residents along the Gulf Coast prepare for the impacts of soon-to-be major hurricane Harvey, we take a look at hurricane preparedness. Are you aware of the positive impact which the fuel and petrochemical industries play in keeping you safe...

/ August 24, 2017