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Emerson named ‘Industrial IoT Company of the Year’

Global technology and software leader Emerson has been named the IoT Breakthrough “Industrial IoT Company of the Year” for the sixth year.

ASTM International honors W. James Bover with 2023 Cavanaugh Memorial Award

James Bover, former member of the ASTM International board of directors, was awarded the William T. Cavanaugh Award at ASTM’s April 2023 Board meeting.

Phillips 66 in talks for non-core assets sale

U.S. refiner and petrochemical manufacturer Phillips 66 is in active discussions for a sale of its non-core assets, Chief Executive Mark Lashier said during an energy conference.

Workers threaten 2-d strike at Neste oil refinery in Finland

Finland's Industrial Union said it planned two days of labor strike action at Neste's Porvoo oil refinery, likely shutting the plant's production unless the government agrees to change its proposed labor market reforms.

California county (U.S.) conducts surprise inspection at PBF's Martinez refinery

Health authorities in California's Contra Costa County said they had launched an unannounced inspection at PBF Energy's 156,400-bpd refinery in Martinez (U.S.).

Disruptions in Red Sea unlikely to have large effects on oil, LNG

The disruption to energy flows in the Red Sea is unlikely to have large effects on crude oil and LNG prices as vessel redirection opportunities imply that production should not be directly affected.

Guinean capital reels from deadly blast at oil terminal

Guineans should brace for power cuts, the government has warned, as the country grapples with the aftermath of a deadly explosion at an oil terminal in the capital Conakry that destroyed fuel tanks and forced hundreds to flee damaged homes.

Digital Feature: Building Industrial Confidence

In this article, we introduce the concept of Whole Person Competence Development (WPCD) and its significance in building a competent and fully enabled workforce. By adopting a holistic approach to employee development, organizations can foster deeper levels of engagement, satisfaction, and personalization across their workforce. The WPCD emphasizes the importance of engaging and leveraging a person's entire being so that they can bring the best of who they are to everything they do. 

Fire breaks out at refinery in Iranian city of Isfahan

A fire at a crude oil distillation unit at a refinery in the central Iranian city of Isfahan injured four people.

Elon Musk says oil and gas should not be demonized

Oil and gas should not be demonized in the medium-term, Elon Musk, the founder of electric car maker Tesla, but he also said it was important to reduce carbon emissions to preserve the planet.