In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
January 11-17, 2010

Cover story

US aims to boost production of natural gas and Brazil of sugarcane to meet their energy needs

The US is chock full of natural gas and Brazil has sugarcane fields aplenty. How are these countries pushing the boundaries of energy production?

 Rex Features/Chris Eyles

But if you have it, make the most of it - that's the key message from two industry associations, continents apart but joined in this common philosophy. These are America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) in the US and the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA).



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Malini Hariharan - India Chemicals Blog
India is proving a hot spot for chemicals growth. Malini Hariharan comments on developments in her India Chemicals Blog here.

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