Ensuring Supply Following Irma

Hurricane Irma passed through Florida and into the Southeast over the weekend, and our thoughts and prayers are with the state and its residents as they begin to recover from this devastating storm. This storm, following in the wake of...

/ September 13, 2017

After Harvey, Industry Lends Helping Hand

  In just five days, Hurricane Harvey unleashed one trillion gallons of water on the Houston area — equivalent to the amount rushing over Niagara Falls in a two-week period. The unprecedented rain has destroyed more than 100,000 Houston homes...

/ September 12, 2017

Florida: Irma’s Potential Impact to Fuel Supply

“With a largely marine based supply chain, Florida can call upon supplies available in the Atlantic. There are numerous storage terminals in the nearby Caribbean, and supply via refineries in Canada and Europe aren’t far away.” – Mason Hamilton, Energy...

/ September 8, 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