In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
April 2-15, 2012

Cover story

AFPM: Putting the shale gas message across

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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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.

Insight

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