Chevron Phillips Chemical’s 1-Hexene Plant Built by S & B Engineers and Constructors Earns 2014 ABC Houston Chapter Prestigious Excellence in Construction Award

The Woodlands, Texas (November 5, 2014) – Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) and S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. (S & B) are proud to announce that the world’s largest on-purpose 1-Hexene plant received the top Excellence in Construction award in the heavy industrial category and first runner up for "Best of Houston" by the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC) of Greater Houston at its annual gala on Oct.30. The awards recognize outstanding projects that exemplify innovative design, precise craftsmanship and superior safety performance and practices.
“It’s an honor to have our 1-Hexene plant be recognized for its excellence in construction,” said Scott Sharp, Chevron Phillips Chemical’s senior vice president, projects. “S & B worked diligently, effectively and safely to successfully build and help us start up this important project.”
Chevron Phillips Chemical announced start-up of the 1-Hexene plant at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas, in June, and with nearly 1.7 million work hours completed, there were no Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordable injuries reported during the construction of the project.
“S & B values our long term relationship with Chevron Phillips Chemical and the safe working environment that Chevron Phillips Chemical provided for all the team members involved with this project”, said Mr. Jimmy Slaughter, President of S & B. “This award reinforces S & B’s commitment to remain an industry leader for safety. We would like to thank and congratulate Chevron Phillips Chemical and everyone who contributed to the award winning project.”
ABC’s Excellence in Construction program has become the premier competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nation.

About Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC, one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, plastic piping and polymer resins.  With approximately 5,000 employees, the LLC and its affiliates own more than $10.5 billion in assets, including 37 manufacturing and research facilities in eight countries. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is equally owned by Chevron U.S.A. Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, and by wholly-owned subsidiaries of Phillips 66, and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. For more information about Chevron Phillips Chemical, visit Also, follow us on Twitter: @chevronphillips.
About S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd.
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. is an employee owned, fully integrated engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction company which services a diverse set of industries including midstream, refining, petrochemicals, chemical, power, and infrastructure.  S & B was founded 47 years ago on the principles of honesty, integrity, and safety. These core principles are the foundation which has grown S & B to a company with over 4,500 employees. Our resources and experience allow us to execute any size project from onsite supplemental maintenance to complex technology-driven large capital projects with complete client satisfaction. At S & B we call this Managing with Certainty®.   For more information about S & B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd., visit