Chevron Phillips Chemical Company expand its low viscosity polyalphaolefins capacity

Chevron Phillips to expand polyalphaolefins capacity in Cedar Bayou, US

11:25 AM, 5th November 2014
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company expand its low viscosity polyalphaolefins (PAO) capacity

THE WOODLANDS, US: Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced a study to expand its low viscosity polyalphaolefins (PAO) capacity by 10,000 metric tonne per year of capacity at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas, US. Currently, its low viscosity PAO capacity at its Cedar Bayou plant is 48,000 metric tonne per year.

Additionally, the company has filed the necessary environmental notifications with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Final project approval would be sought in the second quarter of 2015, and project completion is targeted for 2016.

“This proposed expansion will help us to meet our increasing customer demand for sustainable products. PAOs provide energy efficient solutions to meet higher performance requirements, particularly in automotive and industrial applications,” said Miles Oberton, Global Business Manager of Polyalphaolefins, Chevron Phillips Chemical.

 

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