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What Do You Do With 675,000 Pounds of Old Seat Covers?

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) said it is expanding its 'Repurpose with Purpose' initiative, which recycles hundreds of thousands of pounds of discarded material into useful products with the help of partner organizations. By…

Your Car Will Find A Parking Place – By Itself

Your new Lexus or Toyota may soon be able to find a parking lot near your destination – and tell you the lot's location, its hours, and what it costs to park there. Parkopedia, a parking information service provider, announced that it…

ATA Truck Tonnage Index Up 3.3% in October

The American Trucking Associations' For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index rose 3.3% in October, following a 1.9% decline during September. In October, the seasonally adjusted index was at 147.6 (with the year 2000=100), up from 142.9 in…

Last-Mile Electric Delivery Van Includes A Drone

Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ: WKHS), a maker of electric commercial trucks, said customers will begin testing a new electric-powered delivery van that is equipped with a delivery drone. "The new N-Gen platform represents a new day for…

Blockchain Platform for Energy Commodity Trading

A number of of the world's largest trading houses, energy companies and banks announced plans to back a new venture to develop a blockchain-based platform for physical energy commodities trading. The venture will be operated as an…

Program Trains Women to Lead in Energy Industry

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) will present a week-long WBENC Energy Executive Program, focused on increasing the  capabilities of women leaders in the energy, oil and gas industry supply chains. "The WBENC…

Oil and Gas Industry is Digitizing for Efficiency

As oil and gas executives shift from optimism about a rapid upturn in prices to a more cautious outlook, the need to reduce costs and find new efficiencies is likely to accelerate the industry’s use of digital technology. That’s the…

Economic Impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Damage from Hurricane Harvey will total $60 billion to $100 billion, making it the second most destructive storm on record after Katrina, and damage from Irma, at $30 billion, will rank sixth. That is the estimate released by IHS Markit,…

Cargill To Build Biodiesel Plant in Wichita

Cargill has announced plans to build a $90 million biodiesel plant in Wichita, Kansas. Set to open January 2019, it will produce 60 million gallons of biodiesel annually. Pat Woerner, biodiesel commercial leader for Cargill's…

Mercedes To Build $1 Billion EV Plant in Tuscaloosa

Mercedes-Benz will set up electric vehicle production to produce EQ-branded SUV models at MBUSI (Mercedes-Benz U.S. International), its Tuscaloosa, Alabama facility. The EQ models will feature automated driving. A battery plant will…

Chemical Industry Panel on Disaster Response

With Houston, Florida and the Southeastern United States impacted by flooding and storm damage as a result of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) is coordinating a panel discussion on…

JinkoSolar Supplies Panels for 28 MW San Diego Project

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd.,  a manufacturer of photovoltaic panels, announced that it supplied 28.2 MW dc of its solar PV modules to Swinerton Renewable Energy, for the construction of the Jacumba Solar Project. Located in San Diego…

Kimberly-Clark to Power Mills with Wind Energy

Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced its first major commitment to renewable energy with agreements to annually purchase approximately 1,000,000 megawatt hours (245 megawatts - MW) of electricity from two new wind power projects in Texas…

ISM Sees Economic Impact of Hurricane Harvey

The severe flooding and other damage caused by Hurricane Harvey to the Houston, Texas metro area, will impact the U.S. economy far beyond that of the gulf coast, says the Institute for Supply Management (ISM). The flooding affected the…

Maria Moraeus Hanssen is Deutsche Erdoel CEO

DEA, Deutsche Erdoel AG, an international oil and gas company wholly owned by LetterOne, announced the appointment of Maria Moraeus Hanssen as its new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board. The appointment is expected to take effect…

Protecting the Power Grid From Low-Budget Attacks

Cyberattacks against power grids and other critical infrastructure systems have long been considered a threat limited to nation-states due to the sophistication and resources necessary to mount them. At the Black Hat USA 2017 conference…

Oil & Gas Conference to Showcase New Energy Technology

Following the three-day Oil & Gas Conference, which runs Aug. 13 to 17 in Denver, an additional Oilfield Tech & Innovation Day will showcase innovations in energy extraction. "Dozens of groundbreaking new technologies are being…

Eric Johnson is Gulf CEO

Gulf Oil announced the appointment of Eric Johnson as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Jerry Ashcroft, who resigned five days earlier as CEO and President of Gulf to pursue other interests. Johnson is a…

Oil & Gas Conference Aug. 13-17 in Denver

The Oil & Gas Conference will be held August 13-17, 2017, in Denver at the Westin Denver Downtown. The conference offers investment professionals the opportunity to listen to senior management teams in the oil and gas industry…

HP Sets Social Impact SCM Goals

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) released its 2016 Sustainability Report, outlining efforts to shrink its global footprint by 2025 through a 10% decrease in supply chain  greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions intensity from 2015 levels. The company also…