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Chile Energy Minister Aims To Ease Tensions Over Gas Price Rise

Fox Business, 17 January 2011

Chile's Energy and Mining Minister Laurence Golborne will try to ease tensions in the crisis in the nation's southernmost Magallanes region over a planned natural-gas price increase. Unionized workers at state oil-and-gas company Empresa Nacional del Petroleo have threatened to walk out at the Aconcagua and Bio Bio refineries, the nation's largest, and to cut natural-gas supply to Canadian methanol producer Methanex Corp. (MEOH, MX.T), i