Dow Chemical (DOW) will build a multibillion-dollar plant in Texas to convert natural gas into...

|About: Dow Chemical Co. (DOW)|By:, SA News Editor

Dow Chemical (DOW) will build a multibillion-dollar plant in Texas to convert natural gas into the building blocks of plastic, becoming the latest chemical maker to capitalize on abundant gas supplies. "The discovery of shale has really recreated the value proposition to build these facilities in what is the world's largest market," CEO Andrew Liveris says.