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Chemical Processor Sues Saccharin Maker

It might have seemed like a sweet deal at the time, but PMC Specialties Group Inc. has since found some bugs in its contract with a saccharin importer.

 

The operator of a chemical processing plant and distribution facility in St. Bernard, PMC has filed a lawsuit in federal court against a supplier of saccharin from Israel. The Aug. 14 complaint alleges that, among other things, saccharin shipped to it by Latitude Ltd., a New York-based importer, was infested with insects.

 

Source: Business Courier of Cincinnati

 

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After 'Peak Oil,' Will Natural Gas Fill Energy Needs?

For several centuries now, civilization has benefited from a very special gift that is about to end: virtually free energy in virtually unlimited quantities. The most precious of these energies is oil, which has been the driving force of civilization.

 

Source: Albany Times Union

 

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BP Makes "Giant" Oil Find in Gulf of Mexico

Oil major BP Plc said it has made an oil discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, which analysts believe could contain over 1 billion barrels of recoverable reserves, reaffirming the Gulf's strategic importance to the industry.

 

BP said in a statement on Wednesday that it had made the "giant" find at its Tiber Prospect in the Keathley Canyon block 102, by drilling one of the deepest wells ever sunk by the industry.

 

Source: Reuters

 

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North American Industrial Gases Sector Maintains Strength

Producers of industrial gases such as oxygen, nitrogen, argon, hydrogen, helium and others outperformed almost all segments of the Chemical Processing Industry (CPI) during the past couple of years, even when the CPI was enjoying consistent and healthy growth. Over the past year, as challenges mounted for the chemical industry, industrial gases producers cut or reduced spending like so many of their peers, although spending has remained surprisingly strong so far this year.

 

Source: Industrial Info Resources

 

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