Lerner, Ivan; Gibson, Jane
October 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;10/16/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 39, p15
Trade Publication
The article reports on the effort of BASF and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) to stress the importance of more development of the U.S. offshore natural gas resources, saying that the rising gas prices have raised costs for chemicals and virtually all manufactured goods. ACC officials noted that increases in energy costs result in price rises for 96% of all U.S. manufactured goods.


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