April 25- Dow Chemical Co posted a 33 percent jump in quarterly profit as farmers in the Americas bought more of its seeds and pesticides, reinforcing a sector-wide shift by chemical makers toward agriculture.
*First-quarter adj earnings/share 69 cents vs est 61 cents. April 25- Dow Chemical Co posted a better-than-expected 33 percent jump in quarterly profit as farmers in the Americas bought more of its seeds and pesticides, overshadowing a decline in European demand for its plastics.
WASHINGTON, Feb 25- Chief executives from some of the largest U.S. companies offered an energy blueprint on Monday that would expand drilling but they dodged thorny questions such as whether the nation's oil and gas wealth should be exported.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- Booming shale gas production is reshaping the energy outlook in the United States and Washington must re-examine how it regulates natural gas development and exports, lawmakers said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, Feb 12- U.S. natural gas policy, from hydraulic fracturing to exports, came under the microscope on Tuesday as environmental and industry groups presented their views on the issue to Congress and divided along mostly familiar lines.
Jan 31- Dow Chemical Co reported a lower-than-expected adjusted profit on Thursday as international demand for polyurethane and chlorine withered, especially in China and Europe. The earnings miss surprised both investors and analysts on Wall Street, sending Dow Chemical shares down 6.2 percent in morning trading to $32.45.
Jan 31- Dow Chemical Co posted lower-than-expected adjusted profit on Thursday, as demand withered for specialty plastics and chlorine in China and Europe. "The second half of 2012 saw significant deterioration in the markets we serve, particularly in China," Dow Chemical Chief Executive Andrew Liveris said in a statement.
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 25- Climate change is back on the global agenda, with debate in the corridors at Davos given fresh impetus by U.S. The World Economic Forum has not held back in its own assessment of the dangers, with former Mexican president Felipe Calderon warning of "a climate crisis with potentially devastating impacts on the global economy".