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Petrochemicals: The Building Blocks for Wind and Solar Energy

Last week the Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its latest alternative energy update. Wind and solar power continues to lead this energy mix. If you pause for a minute, have you ever stopped to realize that petrochemical-derived materials are critical...

/ August 29, 2016

The Building Blocks of our New Year’s Fitness Resolutions

It’s that time of year again. After weeks of overindulgence, people catch sight of their bulging waistlines in bedroom mirrors and declare their New Year’s resolution is to get in shape. This is where petrochemicals can help.

/ January 5, 2016

How Do Petrochemicals Help Make Your Halloween Safe and Fun?

This year, an estimated 157 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 23, 2015

Are You Up for the “Fossil Fuel Free” challenge? I am NOT!

Most people – including those who advocate against the use of fossil fuels – don’t realize that the vast majority of items they use on a daily basis are made from petrochemicals. I was thrilled to see that Western Energy...

/ September 29, 2015