Gibson, Jane
May 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;5/14/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 66, p6
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs related to chemical industry in North America. The U.S. National Hurricane Center forecasts that the first storm of the 2007 hurricane season Storm Andrea, will hit the Gulf Coast which is home to nearly 30% of U.S. refining capacity. Jim Jordan, president of Jim Jordan and Associates, predicts that North American methanol production will cease to exist by 2010. Sigma-Aldrich Fine Chemicals (SAFC) has acquired Molecular Medicine Bioservices (HHB).


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