NewsFlashDow Chemical to build world-scale Texas ethylene plant

19 April 2012 13:18  [Source: ICIS news]

LONDON (ICIS)--Dow Chemical will build a new world-scale ethylene plant in Freeport, Texas, which is scheduled to start-up in 2017, the US chemical producer said on Thursday.

“Constructing this new ethylene cracker at Dow Texas Operations will create a long-term advantage for our downstream businesses and for our company as a whole, and the benefits will accrue not only to Dow but to the state and national economy,” said CEO Andrew Liveris.

By: Graeme Paterson
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