Volume 91 Issue 24 | p. 22
Issue Date: June 17, 2013

The Reality Of Shale

Transformation via new energy source will come gradually, chemical executives say
Department: Business
Keywords: shale gas, TSCA reform, ammonium nitrate

U.S. chemical company executives can’t quite get over the good fortune that low-priced natural gas is bringing to their all too recently beleaguered industry. At the same time, they are starting to assess with a more nuanced eye the impact of the energy and raw material bounty that is coming their way.

This mixture of giddiness and realism pervaded the American Chemistry Council’s annual meeting, held earlier this month at the . . .

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