ANALYSIS The sudden emergence of massive new product streams from shale oil developments, together with seismic shifts in the structure of the oil industry, are placing new strains on the terminal network in North America. But the sector seems to have the capability to deal with it
CONFERENCE REPORT DGAC’s Annual Conference decamped to Nashville this year, presenting a novel mix of sessions covering regulatory updates, training issues and interactive workshops. As usual, there was plenty to discuss
EMISSIONS US EPA is engaged in an ongoing process to amend its air emissions standards. Although industry will have to sit up and take notice, over the longer term it should make life easier for those in scope of the requirements
RESPONSIBLE CARE By becoming a Responsible Care Partner, Menlo’s Chemical Group joins a group of leading companies that adhere to recognised industry standards that seek to promote the safe storage, handling and transport of chemicals
The Center for the Polyurethanes Industry of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) says it applauds a decision by the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to continue to classify polyurethane (PU) foam
US railroad Union Pacific’s safety processes have been successfully audited as meeting the certification requirements of the Responsible Care Management System (RCMS) programme of the American Chemistry Council (ACC).