This page provides educational resources, events, news and products related to petrochemicals. Content will cover aspects from formulation and testing during extraction, production and quality monitoring, to the diverse uses of petrochemicals, environmental impacts and remediation.
Petrochemicals – Highlights
Petrochemical Applications of GC and GC-MS
This list will give an overview of the key features and benefits of GC-MS along with examples of where and how it is applied in the modern petrochemical industry.
Chemical Analysis in the Petrochemicals Sector
Download this listicle to discover the need for petrochemical analysis and how safety and quality standards are maintained using different analysis techniques.
Building Expertise in Ion Chromatography
In this interview, Gemma Ellison tells us more about the Ion Chromatography Education Hub, the range of content that it offers, and the benefits it provides IC users, whether they are new to the technique or have several years of experience.
Coal May Hold the Answer to Clean Hydrogen
A team of scientists found that coal may represent a potential way to store hydrogen gas, much like batteries store energy for future use, addressing a major hurdle in developing a clean energy supply chain.
Only Around 13% of Global Methane Emissions Are Regulated
New research has shown that only around 13% of methane emissions are regulated, despite methane emissions causing at least 25% of global warming.
Sensors Developed That Can Operate at High Temperatures and in Extreme Environments
A new sensor has been developed that works in temperatures as high as 900 degrees Celsius or 1,650 degrees Fahrenheit, the temperature of the hottest type of lava on Earth and useful in many industries.
PET’s Degradation Has Been Made More Efficient Using Bacterial Enzyme
A team of researchers has discovered how an enzyme that can break down PET works, and has further increased the efficiency of this biocatalyst.
Multidimensional Mass Spectrometry and Machine Learning: A Recipe for Richer Metabolomics
A new metabolomics workflow has been developed that combines state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation, which generates information-rich data, with a novel machine learning-based algorithm tailored to process it.
Genome Modification: A New Paradigm for Biofuel
Biofuels have garnered increased attention due to the economic and environmental concerns associated with petroleum-based fuel.
App Note / Case Study
Lab-Wide Instrument Services Improve Petrochemical Lab Performance
The Shell Technology Center in Bangalore, India (STCB) is one of the three Technology Centers within Shell that supports both R&D and laboratories at Shell, including non-operating joint venture assets. The analytical laboratory at STCB observed that they were spending a lot of time and energy coordinating services with multiple vendors, each supplying and maintaining highly varied and separate systems.
Autoscribe Informatics Appoints Katalysis Scientific Instrumentation as its Distributor for Matrix Gemini LIMS in Brazil
Autoscribe Informatics is delighted to announce that it has appointed Katalysis Scientific Instrumentation as its distributor in Brazil to sell, configure and support the Matrix family of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) products.