Petrochemical

Petrochemicals Put the “Super” in new Medical Super Glue

Earlier this month, researchers at the University of Sydney and Harvard announced the development of a new surgical glue called “MeTro”, which promises to revolutionize the treatment of wounds both on the skin and inside the body, in many cases...

/ October 17, 2017

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Anytime Autumn meets baseball, it means it’s playoff season. No matter which team you root for, or which division or league series you’re watching, petrochemicals will be in the middle of the action. Let’s take a look at some.

/ October 11, 2017

A Duo of Storms & Effective Responses

A duo of strong storms that swept through the United States has temporarily disrupted domestic fuel markets, but effective responses by the private and public sectors have limited the fallout from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma for Americans who need fuel...

/ September 14, 2017

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