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CPChem plans major hiring program for Texas cracker project, advances organosulfurs hike in Belgium

4:09 PM MDT | October 9, 2013 | Ian Young in Berlin

Chevron Phillips Chemical’s (CPChem) $6-billion project to build an ethane cracker and two polyethylene (PE) facilities on the US Gulf Coast (USGC) will create 10,000 jobs in the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) phase, says Dan Coombs, senior v.p./specialties, aromatics, and styrenics at CPChem. Speaking to CW on the sidelines of the European Petrochemical Association annual meeting, held in Berlin earlier this week, Coombs said that the cracker and PE plants would eventually require a permanent workforce of at least 400 to operate the...

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