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US natural gas production set to increase despite low prices

August 5, 2013
A new analysis predicts that energy production from the Eagle Ford Shale in Texas will rise by 50 percent by the end of this year, reaching an average volume of 844,000 barrels per day.
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Chemical engineers develop method to reduce fats in food

August 2, 2013
In a bid to provide a solution to the global obesity epidemic, a team of scientists is developing a method to produce food that has the same taste and look but contains 50 percent less fat than regular food products.
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'Dry fracking' could replace water-consuming drilling technologies

August 1, 2013
While the topic of hydraulic fracturing still remains in the spotlight, another unconventional method of extracting oil and natural gas from deep underground deposits has been quietly developing away from the general public interest.
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Process automation market expected to reach $124 billion in 2018

July 31, 2013
A new report from RnRMarketResearch.com predicts global process automation market revenue to grow from $86.07 billion in 2012 to $124.29 billion in 2018 at an estimated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.05%.
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Enbridge gets green light for Minnesota pipeline expansion

July 31, 2013
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has given the green light to plans by Enbridge Energy to expand the capacity of its Alberta Clipper pipeline running through the state, amid opposition from environmental and Native American organizations.
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BASF to build polymerization plant in Shanghai

July 31, 2013
Chemical company BASF has announced plans to build a new polymerization plant with a capacity of 100,000 metric tons per year in Shanghai, China.
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Fracking industry slams proposed public land operations regulation

July 31, 2013
U.S. oil and gas producers will have to pay an extra $345 million per year, or about $96,913 per well on average, under new proposed regulation by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding onshore hydraulic fracturing on public land.
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Industry organization challenges link between fracking and earthquakes

July 30, 2013
Findings from recent research that linked hydraulic fracturing to an increased number and strength of earthquakes have sparked a new wave of debate relating to whether the economic benefits of fracking outweigh the potential risks.
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Florida propane plant explosion injures seven workers

July 30, 2013
Several powerful explosions shook a propane plant in Lake County, Fla., in the night of July 29, injuring seven people and prompting the evacuation of residents at least half a mile away.
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Oshkosh, Wis., ordered to reduce phosphorus discharges from wastewater plant

July 30, 2013
The city of Oshkosh, Wis., will have to significantly reduce the amount of phosphorus discharged from its wastewater treatment plant under the terms of its new discharge permit.
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