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Shale gas leading to $72 billion in US chemical-industry investments, half-million jobs

July 12, 2013
Abundant shale gas has transformed America’s chemical industry from the world’s high-cost producer five years ago to among the world’s lowest-cost producers today. Thus, the United States enjoys a decisive advantage in the cost of producing basic petrochemicals.
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Booming La. chemical industry boosts economy, addresses safety issues

June 26, 2013
Hundreds of chemical plant facilities stretch along the Mississippi River from New Orleans to Baton Rouge. Explosions, chemical releases and other accidents are real threats, but emergency officials say they’re well-drilled to respond.
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US looking to secure free trade deals with EU, Asia Pacific

February 25, 2013
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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Texas, Louisiana lead US in planned 2013 chemical processing industry projects

February 15, 2013
Nearly $12 billion in chemical processing industry projects are expected to start in 2013 in the U.S. Gulf Coast states, with Texas and Louisiana leading the way.
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US chemical industry shows sustained growth, hints at recovering housing market

February 15, 2013
The American Chemistry Council's most recent Chemical Activity Barometer showed sustained growth for the sixth consecutive month.
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