Taking Off for Family Time? Jet Fuel Makes it Happen

Your browser does not support HTML5 video. On any given day, more than 80,000 U.S. flights carry passengers to and from vacations, business trips, and visits to friends and family. We are fortunate to live in a time when planes...

/ March 11, 2018
One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Petrochemicals

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Petrochemicals

Preface: So, I was asked if we can somehow tie Moon Day with petrochemicals. I said that I’m pretty sure space suits are made from synthetic materials, so that’s a pretty good tie-in. Well, it turns out that the space...

/ July 19, 2017

Realistic Artificial Christmas Trees: All Thanks To Petrochemicals

For those of us who are allergic to natural Christmas trees, want the convenience of being able to store a tree for next year, or even just want to avoid the dreaded needle drop, an artificial Christmas tree is often the way...

/ December 18, 2015

We have petrochemicals to thank for Back to the Future

Great Scott! It’s hard to believe, but Back to the Future 2 day has arrived. When Marty McFly and Doc Brown jumped forward from 1985, they arrived at October 21, 2015 – and much of what the film predicted would...

/ October 21, 2015