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Chevron Phillips Chemical celebrates startup of US Gulf Coast petchem project

November 14/2017

MOSCOW (MRC) -- Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP has celebrated the startup of its world-scale polyethylene (PE) units in Old Ocean, Texas that will play a pivotal role in the companys continuing dynamic growth strategy, as per Hydrocarbonprocessing.

The new Old Ocean facility will produce up to 1,000,000 mt annually to meet the growing demand for polyethylene from our customers around the globe. These units can produce a wide variety of high quality polyethylene resins ranging from metallocene linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) to bi-modal resins for film and pipe products, displaying the wide capability of Chevron Phillips Chemical Companys proprietary MarTech technology.

"We announced plans to build these world-scale units in 2011, broke ground in 2014 and today, we are celebrating the successful start-up of commercial operations," said Mark Lashier, president and CEO. "With these new assets in place, we can penetrate new markets to reach new customers, expand our global presence, and deliver on our growth commitments to our owner companies."

As MRC informed before, in June 2017, Chevron Phillips Chemical announced it had successfully completed a low viscosity polyalphaolefins (PAO) capacity expansion at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas. The 20% capacity expansion enables the company to meet the increasing demand for lubricants in automotive and industrial applications. Chevron Phillips Chemical develops and produces PAOs, marketed under the brand name Synfluid PAO, which are used for a variety of applications including engine oils, gear oils and greases.

Chevron Phillips Chemical, headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas (north of Houston), US,l is one of the worlds top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, piping, and proprietary plastics.  Chevron and Phillips 66 each own 50% of Chevron Phillips Chemical.
Author:Margaret Volkova
Tags:PE, car components, adhesives, Chevron Phillips, USA.
Category:General News
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