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Chevron to Close Puerto Rico Site

11:28 AM MDT | September 12, 2008 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Chevron Phillips Chemical says its indirect wholly owned subsidiary Puerto Rico Core has agreed to sell all of its Guayama, PR aromatics production facility to Louisiana Chemical Dismantling, for salvage. The plant has in recent years produced para-xylene only when profit margins were favorable, Chevron Phillips says. The closure, due to be completed at the end of September 2010, affects 77 employees, it...

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