Petrochemicals

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

How Do Petrochemicals Help Make Your Halloween Safe and Fun?

This year, an estimated 179 million people in the U.S. are expected to celebrate Halloween – with families and children across the country taking to the streets to go trick-or-treating. But have you ever thought about what goes into making sure...

/ October 11, 2017
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

Kids’ Crude TV Show Wins an Emmy

In a refreshing change of pace, a kids’ TV show about the benefits of crude oil—which “impacts almost every aspect of our lives”—recently won a regional Emmy award (Chicago / Midwest Chapter) for “Outstanding Achievement for Children/Youth/Teen Programming.” The program,...

/ December 13, 2016