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Shale Gas to Boost Chemical Industry Competitiveness

10:58 AM MST | December 6, 2011 | Lindsey Bewley

The successful increase of shale gas production has dramatically transformed the outlook for both U.S. energy supplies and the petrochemical industry, according to a new study by IHS Global Insight. Chemicals production in particular stands to benefit from an extended period of low natural gas prices, as it uses natural gas as a fuel source and feedstock, the report says....

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