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ASTM standards cover a broad range of energy-related subjects, including petroleum, coal and coke, nuclear technology and solar energy, among others. The standards are leading the way for the more efficient use of all energy sources. See below for the latest news on ASTM's activities in this area, and explore relevant standards, committee meeting dates and more in the boxes to the left.

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A Cleaner Energy Future

A growing population and improving living standards around the world are causing significant increases in energy demand and competition for fossil fuels. These escalating energy requirements are converging with diminishing fuel resources, resulting in a ripple effect throughout our global economy and environment. ...

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Helping Our Brand Work Better

“Your brand is what people say about you when you’re not in the room,” says Amazon founder, Je... READ MORE »

Helping Our World Work Better

Before you turned to this page, you probably noticed something different about this issue of SN. In ... READ MORE »

Nuclear and Coal in an Evolving Energy Portfolio

Energy source A, while it meets about 30 percent of the world’s primary energy needs,1 is in the e... READ MORE »

Combating Corrosion

The evening news may leave many of us feeling war-weary, but one ASTM International technical commit... READ MORE »

Taking Fossil Fuels to the Next Level

To the average person, the oil and gas industry may appear simple — a matter of literally tapping ... READ MORE »

Leveraging Standards in the Energy Resurgence

Marathon Petroleum’s Fred Walas talks about today’s energy developments, sustainability at his c... READ MORE »

Nutrition Labels for Products

In today’s competitive marketplace, providing a verified EPD can help your product stand out as mo... READ MORE »

Passing the Torch

An oft-quoted maxim says that if you give someone a fish you may feed them for a day, but if you tea... READ MORE »

Tackling R&D with Standards

It takes good science and advanced technologies to make rubber components that keep appliances, cars... READ MORE »

Boron-10 Areal Density

Boron loaded materials are an essential component in the safe transportation or storage of both spen... READ MORE »