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AFPM is launching an outreach effort designed to highlight the broad benefits of the shale breakthrough to US producers and the US economy as a whole
AFPM is launching a multi-industry outreach coalition to educate federal, state and local policymakers and the general public about the broad benefits of shale gas developments. "One of the things we're looking at is talking with other trade association partners to help explain what this energy and feedstock breakthrough could mean for other industries," says Jim Cooper, AFPM vice president for petrochemicals.
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"Prices tend to fall faster than they can be recovered so this is a difficult and uncertain time."
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