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Shale gas lures armada of overseas chemical companies to U.S. shores

The prospect of a long-term supply of abundant and affordable natural gas from shale continues to attract foreign-based chemical manufacturers to American shores. In fact, of the total number of domestic and foreign companies that have announced investments in the U.S., roughly half are from overseas. Bloomberg has reported that Japanese companies Idemitsu Kosan Co. […]

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Rising tide of natural gas makes the U.S. a ‘magnet’ for chemical industry investment

Plentiful, affordable and long-lasting supplies of natural gas from shale have created a decisive competitive advantage for America’s chemical manufacturers that is attracting billions in potential new investment to the United States, increasing exports of manufactured goods and creating jobs, American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley said Tuesday on Capitol Hill. The […]

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VIDEO: Chemistry and shale gas fueling a boom in the Buckeye State, Dooley says

Ohio is on the brink of an economic and manufacturing renaissance, powered by the growing production in natural gas from shale that is driving investment in the state’s chemical industry and industrial base, American Chemistry Council president and CEO Cal Dooley said in a March 29 address at the City Club of Cleveland. Dooley pointed […]

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Help wanted! The natural gas revival creates demand for skilled workers

Millions of Americans are looking for work in these difficult economic times, so news of a labor shortage might come off as a bit of a paradox. But that’s the reality for parts of America’s robust manufacturing sector, where the shale gas boom has created huge demand for workers, but, in some cases, not enough […]

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Capitol Hill policy forum highlights economic, environmental benefits of energy recovery

ACC’s recent policy forum on Capitol Hill (watch here) hit full capacity with more than 100 guests in attendance to hear Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), Congressman Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and a panel of leading experts on energy recovery talk about the importance and potential of this growing field. ACC’s President and CEO Cal Dooley opened […]

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