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
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.
ICP-OES vs ICP-MS
Both inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES) and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) are analytical techniques important for the analysis of trace elements in a host of mediums. Download this infographic to learn more about these techniques and their uses.
Eight Emerging Applications of Mass Spectrometry
This article highlights some of the wide range of applications which can be achieved using mass spectrometry.
Catalyst Purifies Herbicide-Tainted Water and Produces Hydrogen as a Bonus
Researchers have developed a dual-purpose catalyst that simultaneously purifies herbicide-tainted water and produces hydrogen.
Plastic Nanoparticles in Mom's Food Pass to Unborn Offspring
In rats, nanoscale plastic particles pass from pregnant mothers to their unborn children and may impair fetal development. Research suggests that the same process happens in humans.
X-Ray Imaging Resolution and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Performance Boosted by Deep Learning
Researchers have developed an algorithm that can produce high-resolution modeled images from lower-resolution micro X-Ray computerized tomography.
Material Found That Can Trap and Store Volatile Gases
Researchers have identified a new "Swiss cheese-like" material that can safely store volatile gases including hydrogen and nitric oxide.
Refractive Index Detector Kits for HPLC and uHPLC
TESTA Analytical Solutions e.K. has designed a Differential Refractive Index detector kit adaptable to fulfill the specific demands of different HPLC system manufacturers.
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.
ASTM International Honors Metrohm’s Larry W. Tucker with Top Annual Award
Larry Tucker, Director of Norms and Standards for Metrohm USA, has been presented with ASTM International’s top annual award – the Award of Merit – for his contributions to the petroleum products, liquid fuels, and lubricants committee (D02).