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Brazil's Odebrecht to explore petrochemical investment in West Virginia

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The "Ascent -- Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise" complex would include an ethane cracker, three polyethylene plants and associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy co-generation.
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US pork exports to Colombia on the rise

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Just over a year after the trade agreement between the United States and Colombia came into force its effect can already be felt, as exports of U.S. meat are increasing and demand is growing.
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Brazil ramps up plastics resins imports

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Due to Brazil's rapidly growing industry, demand for plastics and plastic resins is continually growing, leading to a rising volume and value of imports.
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Venezuela blames saboteurs for deadly blast at refinery in 2012

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Venezuela's oil minister, Rafael Ramirez, announced that the deadly blast at the state-run Amuay Refinery, which killed 42 people, was the result of sabotage.
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Latin American refining sector struggling to capitalize on growing oil output

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Latin America's oil production has been on the rise over the past few years but most economies in the region have had difficulties capitalizing on this development.
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Veolia Water, Petrobras sign contract for oil-bearing secondary material processing unit

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Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies Brazil and Veolia Water Americas signed a contract with Petrobras to design, build, own and operate an oil-bearing secondary material processing unit at its Alberto Pasqualini REFAP Refinery located in Porto Alegre, South Brazil.
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Emerson selected to modernize hydropower plants in Brazil

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Emerson Process Management has been awarded contracts totaling nearly $9 million to modernize the controls of multiple hydropower plants and a dispatch center for AES Tietê in Brazil.
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São Paulo to host second PTX South America

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São Paulo will host the second edition of the PTX South America, a dedicated event for powder technology in Latin America to be held Aug. 6-8.
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Odebrecht to invest heavily in Latin America

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Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht announced May 1 plans to invest $20 billion globally over the next three years, 85 percent of which will be invested in Latin America.
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Brazilian oil giant to host first demo showcasing ROM solution

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The Fieldbus Foundation on Wednesday announced plans to conduct a series of live field demonstrations showcasing its FOUNDATION™ for Remote Operations Management (ROM) technology.
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