They’ve struck oil! On Sunday, August 28, 1859, the rumor spread like wildfire in the small Pennsylvania town of Titusville. After months of hard work, Edwin L. Drake had won his bet: a thick, black, foul-smelling liquid had gushed from his wooden derrick in a valley called Oil Creek. Oil. The story of Edwin Drake A revenge for the man who, in the region, is known only by his nickname “Colonel.” What had been said when he arrived in Titusville a year earlier! “This man is crazy, he’ll never get anywhere like......
These are the two major evolutionary factions of the modern petrochemical industry
Technological advances and scientific innovations will play a major role in the coming years, and the...Continue Reading
What will happen to the earth when the oil runs out?
Petroleum is one of the three traditional petrochemical energy sources on our planet, along with coal...Continue Reading
How do refineries differ from petrochemical plants?
An oil refinery is an industrial process plant where crude oil is transformed. Petroleum refineries transform...Continue Reading
What is Industry 4.0? How will software change the petrochemical industry?
Industry 4.0 refers to the intelligent networking of machines and processes in industry with the help...Continue Reading
Petrochemical industry breakthroughs already touch 3D printing and bioplastics
Petrochemicals expert Saul Ameliach explains that technologies that directly address customer needs, such as bioplastics and...Continue Reading