Archive: June, 2012

ExxonMobil plans petrochemical expansion, sees bright future for U.S. manufacturing

Following on the heels of a number of upcoming petrochemical company investments made possible by abundant and affordable supplies of domestic shale gas, ExxonMobil Chemical announced last week that it has applied for a permit to build a world-class ethane cracker and premium production facilities at its integrated Baytown complex in Texas. The project would […]

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Register today for the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

Registration is now open for the 2012 Polyurethanes Technical Conference. Hosted by the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI) of the American Chemistry Council, this annual conference draws global leaders and decision makers in the industry, making it the premier polyurethanes event in North America. Join us from Sept. 24 to 26 in Atlanta, Georgia, […]

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Cocurrent BioEnergy looks to turn West Virginia waste into energy

A New York-based company wants to turn West Virginia’s waste into usable energy. Cocurrent BioEnergy has proposed to local officials a series of facilities that could process thousands of tons of unsorted municipal solid waste, creating synthetic gas that would be used to heat water, create steam and generate electricity for communities. The proposal made […]

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