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ExxonMobil opens metallocene polyalpha-olefin facility at Baytown

9:43 AM MDT | March 28, 2014 | Lindsay Frost

ExxonMobil Chemical announced today that it has opened a new manufacturing facility at its to produce up to 50,000 m.t./year of its SpectraSyn Elite–brand metallocene polyalpha-olefin (mPAO) synthetic lubricant base stock at its integrated refining and chemical complex at Baytown, TX. Capacity costs have not been disclosed. “Our new Baytown manufacturing plant marks another significant milestone in ExxonMobil Chemical’s history of technology leadership in advanced synthetic base stock innovation,” says Russ Green, ExxonMobil Chemical...

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