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BP and Indian Oil plan acetic acid jv

By Malini Hariharan

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) is looking to set up a second joint venture in petrochemicals, this time with BP for production of acetic acid.

The two companies have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the …

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Assessing Real Versus Sensationalised Risks


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By John Richardson

WHEN the bisphenol-A (BPA) health scare erupted a couple of years ago I rushed out and changed all my baby boy’s milk bottles to ones made from polypropylene (PP).

“Did you …

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Shale Gas Confronts BP Oil Disaster Threat

Deepwater disaster expected to impact shale gas 

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By John Richardson

THE booming shale-gas industry could either benefit or suffer from the BP Gulf of Mexico oil-well disaster, with the end-result determined by the effect …

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Gustav points to a much bigger problem

The good news on the radio as I came into work this morning was that Hurricane Gustav had weakened in intensity with forecasts that it might make landfall in the US with wind speeds of less than had been earlier …

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The river doesn’t just run black

China and the environment might not be only about rivers changing colour several times a day and factories belching out air pollution that kills hundreds of thousands of people prematurely every year.

Elizabeth Economy outlined the extent of China’s environmental …

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