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Chevron Phillips Chemical Celebrates USGC Petrochemicals Project Groundbreaking at its Cedar Bayou Plant in Baytown, Texas April 02, 2014
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP held a groundbreaking ceremony for its U.S. Gulf Coast Petrochemicals Project at the Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical CEO Says Petrochemical Industry Needs Skilled Workers, Emphasizes Technical Career Paths April 01, 2014
  The most significant constraint facing petrochemical industry growth is the availability of technically skilled workers to build, operate and maintain the $100 billion of announced chemical projects, according to Chevron Phillips Chemical CEO.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Expands Mercaptan Capacity in Europe March 28, 2014
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned affiliate, Chevron Phillips Chemicals International N.V., is expanding its Tessenderlo, Belgium facility.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical and Repsol Announce Metallocene License Agreement March 24, 2014
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and Repsol’s Chemicals Division announced today that Repsol has entered into an agreement to license Chevron Phillips Chemical’s proprietary technology for production of metallocene-based polyethylene resins.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces New Senior Vice President of Research & Technology March 13, 2014
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is pleased to announce that effective May 1, Don Lycette has been appointed senior vice president, research and technology.
 
Stephen Goff Appointed Plant Manager of Chevron Phillips Chemical’s Borger Facility February 26, 2014
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is pleased to announce that Stephen Goff has been appointed plant manager of the Borger plant in Borger, Texas, effective March 1.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces MOGoil GmbH as Russia Distributor for Synfluid® Polyalphaolefin Products February 18, 2014
  Chevron Phillips Chemicals International N.V. has named MOGoil GmbH an official distributor for high and low viscosity Synfluid® polyalphaolefins (PAO) in Russia.
 
Ryton® PPS Introduces X Line of PPS alloys December 02, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP has announced that its Xtel® polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) alloy products will now be marketed under the Ryton® PPS brand name as XE or XK PPS alloys.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Completes NAO Expansion Study at Cedar Bayou Plant and Advances Expansion Plans November 05, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced the completion of its study to expand normal alpha olefin (NAO) capacity at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Completes Sale of Polystyrene Business in China October 31, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC announces that it has finalized the sale to Grand Astor Limited of Chevron Phillips Chemical’s affiliate company Chevron Phillips Chemical (China) Co. Ltd.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Management Changes October 08, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (Chevron Phillips Chemical) today announced planned management changes.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Receives Final Approval to Build USGC Petrochemicals Project October 03, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical is pleased to announce it received board approval to execute the US Gulf Coast (USGC) Petrochemicals Project first announced in March 2011.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical One Step Closer to Building USGC Petrochemicals Project August 13, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced it received air permits from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) for its planned ethane cracker and polyethylene units.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical’s Sweeny Plant Donates $100,000 to Wharton County Junior College July 24, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP’s Sweeny Complex announces it will donate $100,000 to Wharton County Junior College to purchase a state-of-the-art lab distillation training skid for the college's Process Technology Department.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical’s Pasadena Plastics Complex Donates $78,000 to San Jacinto College July 08, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP’s Pasadena Plastics Complex announced it will donate $78,000 to the San Jacinto College Foundation.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical’s Port Arthur and Orange Plants Donate $80,000 to Lamar Institute of Technology June 27, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP’s Port Arthur and Orange facilities are pleased to announce they will donate $80,000 to Lamar Institute of Technology.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Recognized for 2012 Safety Accomplishments June 25, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company’s Texas facilities took home 12 awards at the Texas Chemical Council’s (TCC) annual safety awards banquet, held on June 6 in Galveston, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Executive Says Innovation is Key to Europe’s Ability to Compete June 12, 2013
  Development of energy sources around the world drives the availability of petrochemical feedstocks, and for most of the past two decades, much of that development has been in the Middle East leading to a surge in petrochemical production in that region.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Expansion of Ethylene Production by 200 Million Pounds per Year at its Sweeny Complex in Old Ocean, Texas June 03, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) announced it will expand its ethylene production by 200 million pounds by adding a tenth furnace to ethylene unit 33 at its Sweeny complex in Old Ocean, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Names 2013 Dependent Scholarship Recipients April 24, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) announced it has awarded its 2013 Chevron Phillips Chemical Dependents’ Scholarships to 30 outstanding students.
 
Petrochemical Conversion Company Announces Successful Delivery of Four Process Modules for its World-Scale Nylon Plant in Al-Jubail April 15, 2013
  Petrochemical Conversion Company Ltd. (PCC) announced the successful transport of four process modules to the Port of Jubail in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the company’s new world-scale nylon 6,6 plant in Al-Jubail.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Studying NAO Expansion at Cedar Bayou Plant January 21, 2013
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP announced it is studying the possibility of expanding its normal alpha olefins (NAO) capacity – targeting at least a 20 percent increase in a phased approach – at its Cedar Bayou Chemical Complex in Baytown, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Donates Resin for 30,000 Children’s Toys December 11, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP today announced a donation of 12,000 pounds of polyethylene resin to the Detroit Section of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) to make toys for more than 30,000 needy children in the state of Michigan.
 
Ryton® PPS Celebrates 40 Years November 07, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP is pleased to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ryton® PPS by announcing improved production from the company’s newest PPS plant located in Borger, Texas.
 
Saudi Polymers Company Manufacturing Facility Begins Commercial Production, Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces October 01, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC congratulates Saudi Polymers Company and its joint venture partner, National Petrochemical Company, as the joint venture’s manufacturing facility located in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia, begins commercial production.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Donates 300 Reference and Technical Books to Friends of the Library-Kingwood July 09, 2012
  Kingwood Research and Technology Center recently donated more than 300 surplus technical books and periodicals to the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK) to sell in their used bookstore.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Selects Old Ocean, Texas as Location of New Polyethylene Facilities and Executes FEED Contracts for Cracker and Derivatives April 30, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical announced today the two polyethylene facilities planned as part of the company’s U.S. Gulf Coast (USGC) Petrochemicals Project, would be located on a site nearby the Chevron Phillips Chemical Sweeny facility in Old Ocean, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical To Build World’s Largest On-Purpose 1-Hexene Plant April 02, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP will build the world’s largest on-purpose 1-hexene plant capable of producing up to 250,000 metric tons (551,000,000 lbs) per year at its Cedar Bayou Chemical Complex in Baytown, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical To Expand the NGL Fractionation Unit at the Sweeny Plant in Old Ocean, Texas March 26, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical will expand the Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Fractionator Complex at its Sweeny Plant in Old Ocean, Texas
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces New CFO February 16, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical is pleased to announce that effective March 1, 2012, Tim D. Leveille has been appointed senior vice president, chief financial officer and controller.
 
CEO Peter L. Cella Talks on Shale Gas at GPCA Forum February 02, 2012
  Peter L. Cella presented “Shale Gas: A New Feedstock Reality” at the 6th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum in Dubai.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Management Changes January 19, 2012
  Chevron Phillips Chemical today announced management changes.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Advances Plans for USGC Petrochemicals Project December 14, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) announced today that it plans to pursue a project to construct a world-scale ethane cracker and ethylene derivatives facilities on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Completion of Construction at Saudi Polymers Company Manufacturing Facility December 07, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical congratulates Saudi Polymers Company and its joint venture partner, National Petrochemical Company, on completion of construction of the SPCo joint venture’s manufacturing facility located in Al-Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Completes Acquisition of Neste PAO Plant in Belgium November 30, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical today announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of a polyalphaolefin (PAO) plant located in Beringen, Belgium from Neste Oil, NV.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Senior Management Changes November 29, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical announced a number of senior management changes.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Celebrates National Chemistry Week November 15, 2011
  As part of National Chemistry Week, Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP held school assembles for 4th and 5th graders across Texas and Oklahoma to teach students about chemistry and the important role it plays in everyday life.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical to Purchase Neste Oil’s PAO Plant in Belgium September 16, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical has entered into an agreement to acquire a polyalphaolefin (PAO) plant located in Beringen, Belgium, from Neste Oil.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Confirms Plans To Wind-Up Phillips Sumika Polypropylene Company Operations September 13, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical can confirm that an agreement has been reached with Sumika Polymers America Corporation for the permanent shutdown of the polypropylene assets jointly owned by the parties in Phillips Sumika Polypropylene Company (PSPC).
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Management Changes August 04, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical is pleased to announce several management changes within its affiliated companies.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Names 2011 Dependent Scholarship Recipients April 13, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) announced today it has awarded its 2011 Chevron Phillips Chemical Dependents’ Scholarships to 31 outstanding students.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Study to Develop World-Scale Ethane Cracker on the U.S. Gulf Coast March 28, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical announced that it is advancing a feasibility study to construct a world-scale ethane cracker and ethylene derivatives at one of its existing facilities in the U.S. Gulf Coast region with feed from expected shale gas reserves.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces New Synfluid® mPAOs February 15, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical will begin producing Synfluid® 40 cSt and 100 cSt high viscosity metallocene polyalphaolefins (mPAOs).
 
Peter L. Cella Named President and CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company; Other Management Changes Announced February 01, 2011
  Chevron Phillips Chemical's Board of Directors has elected Peter L. Cella to the office of president and chief executive officer of the company, effective February 8, 2011.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Plans for World-Scale 1-Hexene Plant October 08, 2010
  Chevron Phillips Chemical has announced plans to build a 1-hexene plant capable of producing in excess of 200,000 metric tons per year at its Cedar Bayou Chemical Complex in Baytown, Texas.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Management Changes at Saudi Arabian Joint Ventures August 24, 2010
  Chevron Phillips Chemical announced several senior management changes affecting its joint ventures in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Puts the “Plus” in Normal Alpha Olefins August 05, 2010
  Chevron Phillips Chemical will begin marketing its normal alpha olefins line of products under the trademark AlphaPlus® NAO.
 
Second Quarter Financial Results Published August 02, 2010
  Chevron Phillips Chemical published its unaudited financial results through June 30, 2010. Reported net income was $403 million for the three-month period ending June 30, 2010, bringing the company’s net income in the first half of 2010 to $680 million.
 
10... and Many More! July 01, 2010
  In celebration of the company’s tenth birthday, here’s a look back at just a few of the highlights that represent the journey.
 
Beyond the Bottom Line June 15, 2010
  Chevron Phillips Chemical has offices, facilities and plants in more than 35 communities around the world. In each of these communities, the company strives to build sustainable relationships with neighbors, local government and non-profit organizations.
 
Performance Pipe Introduces Autocoiled Packaging for Natural Gas Tubing June 03, 2010
  Performance Pipe is now offering its ½”, ¾” and 1” coils of natural gas tubing in stretch-wrapped autocoils. Historically this tubing has been banded.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Achieves Best Ever Safety Performance March 22, 2010
  The company announced today that employees and contractors working at 36 manufacturing facilities across the globe set a company-wide record for outstanding safety performance during 2009.
 
Customers Win with Chevron Phillips Chemical May 21, 2009
  Chevron Phillips Chemical’s customer account coordinators are passionate. They are committed to providing the highest level of service to customers, and they are relentless in seeking answers to quickly and accurately respond to customer needs.
 
Advancing Formulas for Environmental Leadership February 23, 2009
  Chevron Phillips Chemical is committed to being a global, best-in-class supplier of quality plastics and chemicals while demonstrating responsible environmental stewardship.
 
Employees make a green difference August 15, 2008
  Clearly, it’s not easy being “green.” However, that hasn’t stopped Chevron Phillips Chemical’s employees from adopting innovative measures in their personal lives to make a difference for the environment.
 
Performance is the difference May 06, 2008
  When the lights went out in Plano, Performance Pipe employees sprung into action to serve their customers.
 
Products that go farther April 02, 2008
  As a major provider of plastic resins for the automotive industry, Chevron Phillips Chemical can help automakers meet the recently passed federal fuel efficiency standards.
 
As Featured in BIC Magazine: November 09, 2007
  Performance Pipe's Knoxville facility was recognized for their comittment to safety in the October 2007 issue of BIC Magazine
 
Saving lives, one plasma donation at a time November 07, 2007
  To help the plasma industry keep up with steady growth, K-Resin® SBC is used in plasma separation bowls around the world.
 
Polyethylene water tanks aid parched Aussies October 30, 2007
  With severe drought conditions plaguing the country, Australians have turned to polyethylene to collect and conserve water.
 
What makes a company great? February 14, 2007
  Find out what it takes to be named one of "Houston's Greatest" by the Greater Houston Partnership.
 
Collaborating to solve today’s market challenges December 22, 2006
  Our Technical Service Centers help both internal and external customers develop products designed to make life safer, more convenient, and healthier.
 
Around the house with Chevron Phillips Chemical September 27, 2006
  Chevron Phillips Chemical offers a broad portfolio of chemical derivatives that can be found in hundreds of household applications.
 
Producing Packaging with the Power to Win May 10, 2006
  Chemicals have an essential role in the packaging industry. See how our products are Advancing Formulas for Packaging.
 
Keeping the Automotive Industry Rolling February 24, 2006
  Products manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company help keep the automotive industry rolling.
 
Growing America’s Agriculture Industry November 11, 2005
  Chevron Phillips Chemical's products help keep farms productive and grocery shelves stocked.
 
Advancing Formulas for Health Sciences October 21, 2005
  Chevron Phillips Chemical manufactures numerous products that are used in advancing the field of medicine.
 
Leading from the Start - Polyethylene Licensing June 22, 2005
  Our loop slurry technology is the premier choice around the globe for polyethylene polymerization.
 
New Focus Yields Best Ever Safety Record June 21, 2005
  By creating a worldwide culture devoted to workplace safety, Chevron Phillips Chemical has vastly improved its safety record.
 
As Industry Accelerates, Company Positions for Future June 21, 2005
  As chemical markets improve for existing assets, the Company moves forward with its growth plans for a successful future.
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Improves its Record; Making Strides in Safety and Profitability October 27, 2004
 
New Saudi Styrene Plant and Existing Aromatics Plant Expansion Approved; Engineering Procurement & Construction Contracts Signed; Financing Secured June 28, 2004
 
World’s Largest Single Loop Reactor Commissioned in Texas October 01, 2003
 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC and Qatar Petroleum Dedicate World-Scale Chemical Complex in Qatar January 21, 2003