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Chemical plant explosion blamed on equipment malfunction

March 18, 2013
An explosion early Sunday morning at the Hexion Specialty Chemicals facility in Sheboygan, Wis., that caused about $25,000 in damage was blamed on an equipment malfunction.
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Dow Chemical to build specialty material production units on US Gulf Coast

March 18, 2013
Midland, Mich.-based Dow Chemical Co. announced Monday its plans to build several new, specialty material production units aligned to its high value Performance Plastics franchise on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Federal ethanol mandate could disrupt fuel supply, refineries warn

March 18, 2013
According to the American Petroleum Institute trade group, government requirements for refineries to use corn ethanol or other biofuels might cause a serious problem with fuel supply this year.
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Keystone XL draft assessment seen as positive sign for oil industry

March 18, 2013
The U.S. State Department said it has no major objections to the Keystone XL oil pipeline and noted that other options to get the oil from Canada to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries might be worse for climate change.
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New Orleans to host Siemens 2013 Automation Summit

March 13, 2013
The summit will provide engineering and operational professionals, automation and operations management and senior-level executives with end-user learning opportunities covering the complete spectrum of automation.
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Cheniere Energy's Sabine Pass LNG export facility to use ABB process analyzers

March 13, 2013
ABB has been chosen to supply process analyzers, system integration and related services for Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Cameron Parish, La.
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Bumble Bee expands tuna recall

March 13, 2013
Bumble Bee Foods is expanding a voluntary recall on some Chunk White Albacore and Chunk Light Tuna products due to a problem with seal tightness, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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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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Processed meat linked to higher risk of premature death

March 12, 2013
A new large-scale research study suggests that excessive consumption of processed meat is linked to increased risk of premature death, including from causes such as heart disease and cancer.
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