A recent survey of manufacturing executives indicated that many respondents (67%) would invest in data analytics, even as they pare back spending in other areas.
Refining - 13 September 2016
Recovering oil prices, increasing exploration and production activities and surging investments in the refining industry are anticipated to boost global demand for industrial valves.
Commodities declined in August, according to Credit Suisse Asset Management, but energy was the best performing sector, up 3.56%.
Sasol's global operations have continued to perform well, with its Secunda Synfuels Operations reporting record production volumes.
EVX Midstream Partners, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement to build a crude oil gathering system in the Eagle Ford oil window.
Global oil demand growth is slowing at a faster pace than initially predicted, according to the IEA Oil Market Report (OMR) for September.