Company Overview


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
10001 Six Pines Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77380

On July 1, 2000, Chevron Corporation and Phillips Petroleum Company, now Phillips 66, combined their worldwide petrochemical businesses, excluding Chevron’s oronite additives business, to form Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC. Chevron and Phillips 66 each own 50 percent of Chevron Phillips Chemical. 

  • Chevron Phillips Chemical is one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, piping, and proprietary plastics. 
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical produces chemical products that are essential to manufacturing over 70,000 consumer and industrial products.
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical, with its joint venture partners, operates 31 manufacturing and research centers.
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas (north of Houston).
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical has approximately 5,000 employees worldwide.


Chevron Phillips Chemical, with its joint venture partners, has 31 production facilities located in the United States, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Colombia and Belgium. Significant developments include:

Significant Projects

  • In 2018, the ethane cracker built in Cedar Bayou as part of Chevron Phillips Chemical's U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project (USGC PP) commenced operations, marking completion of the $6 billion project.
  • In 2017, the two polyethylene units of Chevron Phillips Chemical's USGC PP were mechanically complete.
  • In 2014, Chevron Phillips Chemical started construction of a 1.5 million metric tons/year (3.3 billion pounds/year) ethane cracker and ethylene derivatives facilities in the United States Gulf Coast region. The two new polyethylene facilities will each have an annual capacity of 500,000 metric tons (1.1 billion pounds).
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical completed an expansion of its normal alpha olefins (NAO) capacity at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas, in 2015.
  • In 2014, Chevron Phillips Chemical announced mechanical completion of the world’s largest on-purpose 1-hexene plant at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas. The 1-hexene plant is capable of producing up to 250,000 metric tons (551 million pounds) per year.

Research & Development

Chevron Phillips Chemical has two major research, technology and quality control centers in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, and Kingwood, Texas. These facilities provide full-scale petrochemical and polymer research including new catalyst development, product and process development, and commercial process support. 

  • Chevron Phillips Chemical employs more than 250 scientists, researchers, and engineers in its research facilities.
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical holds thousands of domestic and international patents and patent applications.
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical’s loop slurry process for HDPE production is one of the most widely licensed processes in the world.


Business Units

Chevron Phillips Chemical’s product offerings are divided into two business units. Click here for our products diagram. The following charts provide a breakdown of Chevron Phillips Chemical's assets and revenue by business unit: 




  • Olefins & Polyolefins - Ethylene, Polyethylene, Normal Alpha Olefins, Polyalphaolefins, Propylene and High-Density Polyethylene Pipe, Conduit and Pipe Fittings.
  • Specialties, Aromatics & Styrenics - Cyclohexane, Styrene, Polystyrene, Benzene, Mining Chemicals, Soltex® Drilling Mud Additive, Scentinel® Mercaptans, Specialty Organosulfur Compounds, Racing Fuels, E-Series™ Acetylene Hydrogenation Catalysts

Primary Brands

  • Marlex® polyethylene is a premium extrusion and rigid packaging resin. 
  • Aromax® benzene production technology is the lowest cost process for on-purpose production of benzene. 
  • Scentinel® Gas Odorants are added to natural gas to give it a distinctive smell.
  • Soltex® drilling mud additive is a high-temperature/high-pressure fluid loss control additive for water-based muds.

Markets Served

  • Adhesives and Sealants 
  • Agricultural
  • Appliances
  • Automotive
  • Building and Construction
  • Chemical manufacturing
  • Drycleaning
  • Electronics
  • Healthcare and Medical
  • Household
  • Imaging and Photography
  • Industrial
  • Oil, Gas, and Mining
  • Packaging
  • Paint and Coatings
  • Personal Care and Cosmetics
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Pipe 
  • Plastics and Rubber
  • Textiles