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Two new reports highlight U.S. natural gas production boom

Assessments released by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) and the Potential Gas Committee this month project robust growth in domestic natural gas, reinforcing prospects for continued chemical industry expansion and investment. EIA’s Annual Energy Outlook (AEO) 2015, issued on Tuesday, projects that U.S. energy imports and exports will come into balance between 2020 and […]

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Energy efficiency helped lower U.S. CO₂ emissions to lowest point since 1994

According to a recent study by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), America’s energy-related carbon dioxide emissions declined 3.8 percent in 2012, to their lowest level since 1994. The EIA attributes this reduction, among other important factors, to increased energy efficiency of homes and vehicles and the greater use of renewables, such as wind power […]

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Natural gas projections herald long-term gains for American chemistry

When IHS Global Insight expert Gary Adams raved just a couple of months ago that domestic supplies of relatively low-priced natural gas promised the U.S. chemical industry and manufacturers “the opportunities of multiple lifetimes,” a skeptic might have questioned the rosy outlook. Instead, the latest batch of reports about natural gas reveals there is plenty […]

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