December 2012

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HP Construction: North America

Westlake Chemical Corp. will perform planned maintenance and an expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the first quarter of 2013. This expansion will incr..

Meche, Helen, Hydrocarbon Processing Staff

Westlake Chemical Corp. will perform planned maintenance and an expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, Louisiana, in the first quarter of 2013. This expansion will increase ethane-based ethylene capacity by approximately 230 million lb/yr–240 million lb/yr in support of the company’s ethylene integration strategy. The unit is expected to be down approximately 50 days for the work to be completed. Evonik Industries is undertaking an engineering study for a new multimillion-dollar methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant at its site in Mobile, Alabama. “The Evonik executive board authorized the basic engineering study to evaluate the site’s f

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