Volume 92 Issue 9 | p. 8 | News of The Week
Issue Date: March 3, 2014

U.S. Chemical Investment Soars

Business: New projects tied to shale gas exceed $100 billion
Department: Business
Keywords: shale gas, investment, jobs, regulation

An unprecedented boom for the U.S. chemical industry is under way thanks to cheap, abundant energy from shale natural gas, says a new report from the American Chemistry Council, an industry trade group.

More than $100 billion worth of new chemical facilities that will take advantage of natural gas from shale are planned for the U.S. over the next 10 . . .

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