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Industrial Info Resources

July 12, 2013 06:10 ET

Top Industrial Market News Stories for Second Week of July 2013, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 12, 2013) - 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.

Surging Crude-Oil Production from Eagle Ford Shale Stresses Electric Network in Texas
Crude oil production continues to surge in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale, and it's putting a heavy strain on the area's electric infrastructure. Production averaged 536,117 barrels per day for the first four months of 2013, a 39% increase over the same period in 2012. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=236394&refer=mw.

FirstEnergy Announces Planned Closure of Two Coal-Fired Plants
FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE:FE) has announced that it will retire two coal-fired plants in Pennsylvania with a combined generating capacity of 2,080 megawatts, representing about 10% of the company's existing capacity. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=236455&refer=mw.

Lake Charles Spearheads Tightening Gulf Coast Labor Demand
The second-quarter update for Industrial Info's Gulf Coast Region Labor Market Analysis shows that future labor demand for industrial construction along the Gulf Coast is continuing to grow at exponential rates. View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=236511&refer=mw.

U.S. Nuclear Renaissance Now Further Away and More Expensive
The U.S. nuclear power industry faces "massive challenges over the next three to four years," said Brock Ramey, Industrial Info's Manager for North American Power. "There will not be another new unit built for at least three years, possibly longer." View the entire article by subscribing to Industrial Info's Premium Industry News at http://www.industrialinfo.com/news/abstract.jsp?newsitemID=236445&refer=mw.

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