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OSHA paying a visit? Here’s what you need to know.

There are lots of reasons for OSHA to come knocking at your door, but none are particularly pleasant. The financially and manpower-strapped agency typically...
Megaprojects

Megaprojects: Lessons learned

Keith Ackley of Jacobs Engineering gave attendees at the recent Downstream Conference & Exhibition in Galveston a painful gut check concerning industrial megaprojects. The vice...
Mark Dearman Rubicon

Executive Profile: Mark Dearman

Mark Dearman Senior Operations Director, Huntsman Polyurethanes Americas; General Manager, Rubicon LLC Age: 51 Hometown: Gonzales Education: East Ascension High School and LSU Mark Dearman leads Rubicon, a joint venture of Huntsman and...
Brown & Root Corpus Christi

Brown & Root opens facility in Corpus Christi

Brown & Root Industrial Services has announced the opening of a new regional operations center in Corpus Christi, Texas. Located on approximately 2.5 acres, the...
Andy Dupuy of Brown & Root Industrial Services

Executive Profile: Andy Dupuy of Brown & Root Industrial Services

Andy Dupuy President/CEO, Brown & Root Industrial Services, LLC Age: 62 Hometown: Brusly Education: Brusly High School graduate and some coursework at LSU Starting out as a pipe detailer and industrial...
oil prices oil industry Gulf of Mexico

With oil prices brutally low, all eyes are on the Gulf

These are interesting times for the oil industry in the Gulf of Mexico, which is so critical to the economic fates of families and businesses...
OSHA Trump

What kind of relationship will manufacturers have with OSHA now?

The Trump administration has promised to roll back regulations that it says are handcuffing businesses and stifling the economy, and it has shown particular...

Ready or not, a production surge is on its way to the Gulf Coast

The ripple effects of the shale boom will likely be felt far downstream. In December, panelists at the Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics Conference...

Oil patch owners, suppliers move to shale, but some can’t follow

Most oil patch owners, contractors and suppliers have learned the hard way in recent years that they must either adapt to a leaner low-oil...

Industry leaders have ‘boring’ wish list to create the perfect petrochemical world

What does industry see as the perfect formula for growth? Ask leaders what they envision in that scenario and one thing is clear—they want stability, whether it...

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