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November 18-24, 2013

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Price and market trends: Chevron Phillips Chemical breaks ground on new US ethane cracker

Chevron Phillips Chemical held on 2 April a ground-breaking ceremony for its new 1.5m tonne/year cracker at its Cedar Bayou complex in Baytown, Texas, the first one to be built in the US in more than a decade.

“It’s a trailblazing project,” CEO Peter Cella said. The ethane cracker will supply the company’s two new polyethylene (PE) plants, for which it should hold another ground-breaking ceremony on 17 June, Cella noted.



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