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single use plastic
Oct 7, 2019
Jeremy Belbin
Media coverage has turned "plastic" into a dirty word, but it is a material that is in millions of homes across the world, and appears in the daily routine of millions more people. Single use...
decline in polyolefins consumption
Sep 23, 2019
By Anna Ibbotson There was a significant slowdown in polyolefins consumption in 2018, with some major regions experiencing negative growth. The automotive sector had a particularly severe reversal in...
gas line safety
Sep 8, 2019
Satellite Communications for Lone-workers in the Oil & Gas Sector The cry “go west, young man" rang in the ears of those who were brave enough to adventure forth into the American wilderness 150...
sustainability in plastics
Sep 4, 2019
Xuesong Peng
The debate of plastics waste has been dominated by the public in the recent past, which is not entirely unexpected given the negative environmental externalities plastics generates to the Earth, such...
Living in a Digital World
Aug 26, 2019
Lynn Belken
The internet is an increasingly important part of our daily lives and being immersed in technology has become a part of our culture. Things around us are continuing to get smarter, faster, more...
future of ethanol
Aug 26, 2019
By Anna Ibbotson What’s next for ethanol in fuel applications? Although ethanol as a gasoline blendstock offers oxygenating and octane boosting properties, which have in part driven consumption, the...
Digitalization in the energy and chemicals sectors
Aug 13, 2019
A Range of Innovations Required There are shifting sands in the European air emissions monitoring landscape, for example: the pressure on operators to reduce costs and remain competitive; the...
How to Increase Your Resilience in 4 Minutes: A Mindfulness Exercise for Energy Professionals
Aug 7, 2019
Katy McSurdy
Sometimes in our work it’s difficult to remember the big picture, especially when the impact is so huge. Join me on a 4-minute mindfulness exercise for energy professionals to center yourself, find...
Fatty Acid Methyl Ester
Aug 1, 2019
By Ronald F. Cascone and Steven R. Slome Filling the tank on the road to the future Fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) has been an important green diesel fuel for the last two decades. Better than 90% of...
Jul 28, 2019
Anna Ibbotson
We are delighted to be continuing our Nexant Webinar series, where each month we will bring you the very best in Thought Leadership from the Nexant Consulting team. Register to our webinars below,...