Coal as a Feedstock?

April 2008
Chemical Business;Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p5
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the several issues affecting the chemical industry. Chemical companies in China, the U.S. and India are exploring the gasification of coal due to surging oil prices and scarcity and reduce dependence on foreign energy resources. It predicts that the possibility of recession and high raw material costs will affect the profits of U.S. chemical companies. Their Indian counterparts experienced new investments for higher capacities and improved technology as a result of high business confidence.


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