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North America will become energy market leader by 2030, BP predicts

January 22, 2013
According to BP, the next two decades will witness strong growth in production of gas and oil from unconventional sources, which will cause a significant change in global energy markets.
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Pipeline project delays harm Canada’s crude oil sector

January 7, 2013
Delays in the construction of new pipelines are detrimental to Canada's energy sector, as transportation of crude oil is prevented by lack of infrastructure.
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US plastics industry export grows in 2012

January 7, 2013
According to new data from the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI), the end of 2011 marked a growth for the U.S. plastics industry, with the first recorded job increase since 1999.
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US EPA launches research into hormone-like chemicals

December 19, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a study into the possible influence of hormone-like chemicals used in food, cosmetics, pesticides and plastics on people's health.
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Canada's oil and gas industry faces important changes in 2013

December 12, 2012
The Canadian oil and gas industry is facing a new year that could bring numerous changes not just for the sector but also for the development of the industry in the whole of North America.
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DuPont breaks ground on cellulosic ethanol facility

December 3, 2012
NEVADA, Iowa — DuPont broke ground Friday on a new cellulosic ethanol facility in Nevada, Iowa, which the company believes brings it one step closer to commercializing advanced biofuels.
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Strategic alliance to advance biomass initiatives

December 3, 2012
OWOSSO, Mich. — Tri Mer Corp. and Enginuity Energy LLC have established a research agreement for the testing of biomass fuels at Enginuity Energy’s research and development lab in Harrisburg, Pa., the companies announced.
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K-Tron parent acquires Coperion, banks on US polymers renaissance

November 26, 2012
Hillenbrand Inc., the parent company of process equipment suppliers K-Tron and Rotex, has agreed to acquire Stuttgart, Germany-based Coperion Capital GmbH, a provider of compounding and bulk materials handling systems, for an estimated purchase price of $530 million.
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BP to sell Texas City refinery to Marathon Petroleum for $2.5 billion

BP has announced over $35 billion toward its goal of $38 billion in divestments
November 26, 2012
Oil & gas giant BP reached an agreement in October to sell its Texas City, Texas, refinery and a portion of its retail and logistics network in the Southeast U.S. to Marathon Petroleum Corp. for $2.5 billion.
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North America leads shift in global energy balance, IEA says

November 13, 2012
PARIS — The global energy map is changing in dramatic fashion, the International Energy Agency says as it launches the 2012 edition of the World Energy Outlook (WEO). The report
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