Top Story

LyondellBasell specifies size of new US PE plant

LyondellBasell specifies size of new US PE plant

HOUSTON (ICIS)--LyondellBasell's proposed new polyethylene (PE) plant in Texas will have 1bn lb/year (454,000 tonnes/year) of nameplate capacity, said the CEO of the producer on Friday.

The plant should come on line in the middle part of 2017, said CEO Jim Gallogly during an earnings conference call.

The plant will feature a new PE technology of the company, he said.

"We think it will be a very competitive line, both in terms of the product it makes and the value it brings to capital costs but also, very importantly, this should help us a significant amount in our licensing efforts," Gallogly said.

more >>


Pages 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6... PreviousNext

Free trial to ICIS


INSIGHT: China’s apparent PE demand is too good to be true
“China’s PE demand on an apparent basis was up by a staggering a 25% in January-May this year over the same period in 2012.” more

VIDEO: ICIS Special Report - Asia methanol, acetic acid


We welcome your feedback. Please feel free to send us your comments on any aspect of this site. Click here to make your comments.