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Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs

Petroleum Product of the Week: Light Bulbs

About two weeks after we sprung our clocks ahead for an extra hour of daylight we celebrate “Earth Hour.” On March 25 this year the world joins together for one... Read More
Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?

Could a 150-Year-Old Patent Be the Answer to Saving American Steel?

An apparent decline in U.S. steel production has been a crisis for many Americans. U.S. Steel Corporation, for instance, plans on permanently closing one of its Tubular Operations mills... Read More
The Story Behind WD-40

The Story Behind WD-40

WD-40 is a celebrity amongst fellow lubricants. It’s become a household name over the years, and rightfully so, but how familiar are you with it—its history, creation, creator? I’m... Read More
Petroleum Product of the Week: Beer Widget

Petroleum Product of the Week: Beer Widget

If you don’t have the good fortune of enjoying a perfectly poured pint of Draught Guinness this St. Patrick’s day, don’t fret. Thanks to a little plastic widget, you can... Read More
The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders

The Butcher Baker and the Alaskan Pipeline Murders

The Butcher Baker was an American serial killer who terrorized Alaska for twelve years, between 1971 and 1983. His name was Robert Hansen and he was convicted in 1983... Read More
Understanding Types of Lubricants: Synthetic Oils

Understanding Types of Lubricants: Synthetic Oils

Sometimes when we think of synthetic, it tends to be in direct opposition to natural: synthetic fibers versus natural fibers (polyester vs cotton), synthetic or artificial dyes versus their... Read More
Petroleum Product of the Week: Microphones

Petroleum Product of the Week: Microphones

If you think about the magical capabilities of microphones for a moment, you may begin to realize just how spectacular the science of these simple machines actually is.  Nowadays,... Read More
How Howard Hughes Revolutionized Oil Well Drilling

How Howard Hughes Revolutionized Oil Well Drilling

This man was Howard Hughes before Howard Hughes was Howard Hughes You might know Howard Hughes as the American Hollywood producer, businessman, real estate mogul, and pilot, but what... Read More
Yondr Phone Pouch Saves the Show

Yondr Phone Pouch Saves the Show

I’m a big live-in-the-moment kind of gal, and one of my biggest pet peeves is getting some assistance from a company named Yondr. I hate going to a concert and... Read More
Petroleum Product of the Week: Basketballs

Petroleum Product of the Week: Basketballs

March means March Madness for many, many people…which means basketball.  This is an entire month dedicated to college basketball; from the second week of March through the first week... Read More
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Industrial Outpost - The Official News Source of PSC

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