SHALE The European petrochemical industry is being tempted west by the cost benefits offered by the US ‘shale revolution’. In ten years’ time, the global chemical manufacturing business will have a very different face
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
CONFERENCE REPORT Recent incidents have focused terminal operators’ minds on safety within the facility. While there are many hazards in the average terminal, ILTA delegates heard that there are some simple ways to mitigate them
EVENT REVIEW This year’s ILTA show attracted a record number of exhibitors and a healthy crowd. Given the state of the US hydrocarbons sector, riding the crest of the shale wave, that should come as no surprise. Is this the end for green energy?
TERMINALS One significant outcome of recent accidents at terminals and storage facilities is that operators and users are taking a more structured approach to safety. At last month’s ILTA conference, two cargo owners described how they go about it
PREVIEW The highlight of the storage terminal industry’s calendar, the annual ILTA trade show and conference in Houston is upon us once again. There will be plenty of people to meet and plenty of new kit to see