Chevron Phillips completes ethylene complex expansion in Old Ocean, Texas
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Chevron Phillips completes ethylene expansion at Sweeny complex in Texas, US

11:28 AM, 12th December 2014
Chevron Phillips completes ethylene complex expansion  in Old Ocean, Texas

THE WOODLANDS, US: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced completion of an ethylene expansion at its Sweeny complex in Old Ocean, Texas, US. With the addition of a tenth furnace to ethylene unit 33 at the Sweeny complex, the expansion is expected to increase annual production by 200 million pounds. Construction on the expansion began in 2013.

“This represents the next increment of expansion to our ethylene business. We’re building toward the startup of the US Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project in 2017 and supporting incremental growth of our olefins derivative businesses,” said Dave Smith, Vice President, Olefins & Natural gas liquids, Chevron Phillips Chemical.

 

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