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The Impact of Shale Gas on Olefins

Posted in Chemical, Energy on Friday, September 21st, 2012. No comments yet
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With vast shale gas reserves, will China move from coal-to-chemicals processes to gas-to-chemicals processes going forward? Emerson’s Douglas Morris, a member of the alternative energy industry team explores this question in today’s guest post. We’ve had a number of posts where shale gas is discussed and this week is no different. An interesting article about […]

New Generation Chemical Plants and Gas Chromatography

Posted in Analyzers, Chemical on Thursday, July 5th, 2012. One comment so far
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We’ve explored in several posts the impact shale gas is having on the U.S. oil and gas industry. A Processing magazine article, US chemical industry expansion will bring sophisticated technologies mainstream, explores its impact on the chemical industry and the technologies to improve production efficiency. The article’s author, Kevin Parker, notes the positive outlook for […]

Improving Shale Gas Development

Posted in Energy, Oil & Gas on Friday, April 27th, 2012. No comments yet
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Emerson’s Alan Novak, leader of the alternative energy industry team, highlights technology changes that may replace the need for water in hydraulic fracturing. In a previous post, we discussed the process of Hydraulic Fracturing, or “Fracking”, which is used to recover natural gas from shale formations. While fracking has unlocked immense reserves of natural gas […]

New Oil and Gas Technologies Leading the Way

Posted in Energy, Oil & Gas on Friday, February 17th, 2012. One comment so far
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Our regular Friday posts here on the blog feature the Emerson experts in alternative energy. Alan Novak, director of the alternative energy industry team, has an article just published in Forbes magazine. The article, The Tectonic Shift Of New Oil And Gas Technologies Has Only Just Begun, pulls together many of the ideas shared here […]

Plentiful Natural Gas—Impact on US Process Manufacturing

Posted in Energy, Oil & Gas on Friday, December 9th, 2011. 3 comments so far
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In today’s guest post, Emerson’s Alternative Energy industry group leader, Alan Novak, shares the opportunity that shale gas provides to the U.S. economy and the process manufacturing industries: A new energy source has emerged and is changing the shape of the manufacturing industry–shale gas. Shale gas, sometimes called “tight gas”, is natural gas that is […]