Video: Criminal trial against Arkema, top executives will begin this week

See the full video here:  http://www.khou.com/video/news/local/video/arkema-trial-begins-this-week/285-3e4322af-d620-4c9d-b188-c9ccd8e4f2cd?jwsource=cl  

Press Release From IADC: Chemical Safety Board Approves Final Rule on Accidental Release Reporting

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board recently approved a final rule on accidental release reporting. The rule requires prompt reports to the CSB from owners or operators of facilities that experience an accidental release of a regulated substance or extremely hazardous materials that results in a death, serious injury or substantial property damage. The prepublication version…

Scientia Small Conference: “Work in the 21st Century: Automation, Workers, and Society”

I had the opportunity to attend the Scientia Small Conference at Rice University this week, Feb 13 - 14, 2020.  The purpose of the conference is to examine the workplace from 4 difference perspectives:  automation, workforce development, leadership, and policies. According to the Scientia Institute Charter at Rice University, the purpose of the Institute is…

By The Numbers, 2/12/2020

The EIA published its Weekly Petroleum Status Report.  Here are some highlights.  All items are in millions of barrels per day except inventories, which is billions total.  Dates are defined as week ending averages, except utilization rate which is a four week ending average.  The full report can be found here. Item 2/7/20 1/31/19 Refinery…