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Articles Tagged with ''natural gas''

Wyoming judge rules against fracking chemicals disclosure

April 3, 2013
A group of environmentalists has been denied access to information regarding the chemicals involved in hydraulic fracturing, after a district judge in Wyoming ruled that they were not entitled to know the ingredients of fluids used in the process.
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Russia signs 'breakthrough' energy deal with China

April 1, 2013
Russia and China have finally agreed to sign a memorandum on natural gas supplies after many years of negotiating the terms of the deal, as both parties have overcome their disagreements over pricing and potential routes.
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Sinopec takes aim at US petrochemical competition

March 25, 2013
Chinese oil and gas company Sinopec says it is striving to lower its petrochemical production costs and optimize its product mix in order to stave off competition from the U.S.
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US shale gas exports to India should be allowed, experts claim

March 18, 2013
The United States should allow shale gas exports to India as this might prove a win-win situation for both countries, energy experts claim.
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Natural gas drillers flock to Georgia shale fields

March 13, 2013
The state of Georgia might soon become home to the next large-scale shale gas field, as estimates suggest that there are trillions of cubic feet of natural gas buried underground.
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Pipeline to connect Marcellus and Utica shale plays with US Gulf Coast

March 12, 2013
Two U.S. energy companies have announced plans to develop a pipeline project that will transport natural gas liquids from the Marcellus and Utica shale plays to the rapidly expanding petrochemical and export complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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US petrochemical industry expands position as leading producer

March 6, 2013
New investment is expanding the U.S. petrochemical industry's position as a global producer, Steve Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, said in a speech at the IHS CERAWeek 2013 conference.
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Shell to build two new LNG plants in North America

March 5, 2013
In an effort to bring liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel one step closer for its marine and heavy-duty on-road customers, Shell plans to develop two additional liquefied natural gas (LNG) transportation corridors in North America, the company announced Tuesday.
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Africa looks for a share in global petrochemical, oil-refining markets

March 4, 2013
Ongoing reforms in Nigeria's gas sector will make the West African country a regional hub for petrochemical and fertilizer production by 2017, according to Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) Group Executive Director David Ige.
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New polyethylene plant to be built in West Virginia

March 1, 2013
A new polyethylene (PE) manufacturing facility, with its own "small" ethane cracker is set to open in West Virginia.
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