Chevron Phillips Chemical Puts the “Plus” in Normal Alpha Olefins

THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS (August 5, 2010) – Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) announced it will begin marketing its normal alpha olefins line of products under the trademark AlphaPlus® NAO. Normal alpha olefins and their derivatives are used extensively as polyethylene comonomers, plasticizers, synthetic motor oils, lubricants, automotive additives, surfactants, paper sizing,  and in a wide range of specialty applications.

Known for their high purity, AlphaPlus® NAOs are available in the widest selection of fractions, ranging from C4 to C30+. The products are currently produced in the United States, but with the commissioning of Qatar Chemical Company II Ltd. (Q-Chem II) scheduled for 2010, Chevron Phillips Chemical will reaffirm its strong position as a worldwide supplier.

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About Chevron Phillips Chemical
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is a 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. The LLC and its affiliates own over $7.4 billion in assets and employ over 4,800 people at 40 manufacturing and research facilities in nine countries. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is equally owned by Chevron Corporation and ConocoPhillips, and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. For more information about Chevron Phillips Chemical, visit