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Top Industrial Market News Stories for the First Week of August 2014, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/14 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Here are Industrial Info's most-read stories from the past week. Browse other breaking industrial news stories at www.industrialinfo.com.

Black & Veatch: U.S. Energy Markets to Get Gassier, Greener
The U.S. electricity mix will get greener and gassier during the next 25 years, but continued growth of natural gas production from shale formations will moderate gas price increases in the near term. As natural gas becomes the predominant fuel for electricity, power prices will increasingly be tied to gas prices. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

North America to See New Wave of Polyethylene Capacity Projects
Polyethylene, one of the most common derivatives of ethylene, is a versatile plastic. In the U.S. and Canada, Industrial Info is tracking 30 active capital projects worth about $6 billion that are planned in polyethylene units. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

Important Approvals Given for U.S. LNG Projects
U.S. liquefied natural gas projects continue making headway through important government approvals. Late last week, the Department of Energy and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission helped facilities in Oregon and Texas develop through approvals for exports and construction. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

KBR Projects Growth in Hydrocarbons from U.S. Shale Gas Market after Second-Quarter 2014 Losses
KBR Incorporated reported sharp drops in revenues and profits for second-quarter 2014, as government demand continued to decline, key Canadian businesses incurred losses, and volumes paled from last year. Industrial Info is tracking $108 billion in projects involving KBR. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News.

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