Sunday, 21 September 2014

John+McKenna+PNG Comment

For oil's sake?

John McKenna, Editor

Blu Tack Bostik Total Arkema

Arkema plans Total adhesives takeover

Total recieves €1.74 billion offer from Arkema for Bostik, the firm behind brands such as Blu Tack and Evo-Stik.

Shale gas fracking

Fracking “cleared” of water pollution

Contamination of groundwater near US shale sites was caused by well failures rather the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) process.

EDF Hinkley Point C site preparation

AMEC to partner Chinese nuclear firm

Engineering contractor AMEC today announced it had signed an agreement with China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) to co-operate across the civil nuclear sector, both in China and the UK.

Energy saving

National Grid awards “shutdown” contracts

National Grid is in the process of awarding contracts to major energy users such as process facilities to shut down their operations at times of peak demand.

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Edinburgh Sensors

Facility move

Edinburgh Sensors, a global supplier of high performance gas sensing technology, has announced plans to expand with a move to new facilities.


Differential pressure

VEGABAR 80 includes electronic Differential Pressure as a standard option in all sensors in the range.


HBMshop discounts

HBM is running a special 10% discount on all orders placed through its on-line shop to all customers that place orders during September.

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Stan Higgins

Integration or bust

The UK’s chemical industry may be sleepwalking into further decline, says NEPIC’s Stan Higgins.

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German ExxonMobil employees drink fracking fluid - web

ExxonMobil staff drink fracking fluid

Staff of ExxonMobil this week appeared on national television in Germany to attempt to show that fracking fluid is harmless.

Water treatment roundtable Video

Blacoh University has facilitated a roundtable video with industry leaders to discuss key aspects of a project to secure new equipment for a water reservoir and treatment facility.



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