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LyondellBasell opens Houston tech center

12:06 PM MDT | September 30, 2013 | Rebecca Coons

LyondellBasell Industries says it has opened a 70,000–sq ft technology center at Houston to develop process technologies and chemical catalysts for its intermediates and derivatives business. R&D activities at the facility will focus on improving catalyst and process technologies to reduce manufacturing costs, improve yields, and lower capital costs of new construction for LyondellBasell's global chemicals business. Proprietary technologies supported at the site include propylene oxide, butanediol and derivatives, glycols and glycol...

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