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Posted May 29, 2015Today in Energy

Bulk chemical feedstock use a key part of increasing industrial energy demand ›

Industrial sector energy consumption is expected to grow faster than all other sectors, according to EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2015. A large portion of both consumption and anticipated growth is in the bulk chemical industry, which is able to take advantage of increased domestic supply of natural gas, hydrocarbon gas liquids (HGL), and petrochemical feedstocks. More


Source: EIA, Annual Energy Outlook 2015 (AEO2015) Reference case

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