Chevron Phillips Chemical Featured in Houston Chronicle Amid US Manufacturing Jobs’ Growth

Chevron Phillips Chemical was highlighted in a Houston Chronicle story titled, “Reporter’s Notebook: ‘Gold-collar’ Workers Growing More Vital in Oil and Gas Industry.” The report delved into the industry’s need for specialized craft labor and employees with technical certifications, as U.S. manufacturing continues to experience a strong renaissance. The publication provided a first-hand report on Chevron Phillips Chemical’s operations at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas, including how technology has transformed petrochemical-sector jobs, particularly for process operators. Houston Chronicle reported most of these roles command substantial earning power, especially in relation to the educational costs needed to achieve the qualifications to perform these functions.