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Articles Tagged with ''shale gas''

Could US shale boom threaten green energy sector?

While drilling for natural gas does not seem like a viable business opportunity for New England at this point, the impact of the shale gas revolution can already be felt in Massachusetts and its clean energy sector, due to the low natural gas prices.
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Fracking wastewater causes problems for treatment plants, study finds

According to a new study from the University Of Pittsburgh, wastewater treatment facilities are not able to remove all the pollutants from the water used in natural gas extraction.
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Dow Chemical to build several plants on US Gulf Coast

Dow Chemical is planning to take full advantage of the low price of U.S. shale gas by investing in the construction of several processing plants on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Can the world replicate US shale gas boom?

The immense success of the shale gas industry in the United States has caused governments around the globe to look into possible development of natural gas fields in hopes that they could also find a way to energy independence.
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US shale gas exports to India should be allowed, experts claim

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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US chemical processing industry off to promising start in 2013

The U.S. chemical processing industry (CPI) experienced a promising start in 2013, with about $9 billion in projects funded and approved in the first quarter.
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Natural gas drillers flock to Georgia shale fields

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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China takes first steps into shale gas development

The vast natural resources of China are one reason why the country has become one of the fastest growing economies in the world. After focusing on utilizing coal deposits for decades, the country is now looking at ways to exploit its shale gas.
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US looking to secure free trade deals with EU, Asia Pacific

Negotiaions over proposed trade deals with the EU and countries in other key regions will be a perfect opportunity for American chemical producers to take advantage of the dramatic fall in production costs thanks to the abundance of shale gas.
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North Carolina to vote on lifting fracking ban

The state of North Carolina is considering moves to lift the ban on fracking operations, despite concerns raised by green organizations that drilling works might pose a threat to the environment.
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