IHS Chemical Week

World News and Views :: Top of the News

LyondellBasell plans expansion at two Texas ethylene plants

10:42 AM MDT | October 26, 2012 | Robert Westervelt

LyondellBasell Industries says it plans a second round of US ethylene debottlenecks, including a 250-million lb/year expansion of its Channelview, TX cracker by 2015. The company is also studying a larger expansion of its Corpus Christi, TX cracker. Company officials say it is premature to discuss the size of Corpus Christi expansion, but say that the project under consideration there would be larger than Channelview. LyondellBasell also says it continues to see “significant interest” from potential partners in a grassroots joint venture or condo cracker.


This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa