3/12/2010

To minimize its exposure to the volatility of feedstock oil and gas prices, Dow Chemical is channeling its resources toward alternative energy and joint ventures with state-run petrochemical firms, Dow CEO Andrew Liveris said during an energy conference in Houston. Two-thirds of the company, including its units in solar shingles, biology and material sciences, already are "independent from oil and gas input," Liveris added.

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