Volume 89 Issue 51 | p. 22 | Concentrates
Issue Date: December 19, 2011

U.S. Firms Detail Investments

Department: Business
Keywords: petrochemicals, shale, Texas

Chevron Phillips Chemical and LyondellBasell Industries are honing plans for new investments in the U.S. spurred by feedstocks extracted from natural gas shale. Chevron Phillips says it has completed several key elements of a study on an ethylene cracker and derivatives complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The company has contracted with Shaw Energy & Chemicals to design a 3.3 billion-lb-per-year cracker in Cedar Bayou, Texas. In March, . . .

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