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Petrochemical & Maritime Outlook Conference
09/04/2014
Women's Networking Luncheon
10/16/2014
Procurement Networking Breakfast
10/23/2014

Upcoming Events

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Petrochemical & Maritime Outlook Conference
09/04/2014
Women's Networking Luncheon
10/16/2014
Procurement Networking Breakfast
10/23/2014

Economic Alliance News

 

LyondellBasell plans new chemical plant for Texas Gulf Coast

Capitalizing on abundant supplies of cheap natural gas liquids unlocked in the U.S. shale boom, LyondellBasell plans to build a chemical plant on the Texas Gulf Coast, the company announced Monday.

With the capacity to produce 900 million pounds of propylene oxide and 2 billion pounds of tertiary butyl alcohol each year, the plant will be the largest of its kind for the Houston-based plastics, chemicals and refining giant, spokesman George Smalley said.

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Port Chairman, Congressional & Industrial Leaders Keynote Economic Outlook Forum

Panama Canal (http://www.pancanal.com/eng/) expansion, Port of Houston (http://www.portofhouston.com/) capital projects and $35 billion in petrochemical expansion in the Economic Alliance Houston Port Region (http://www.allianceportregion.com/) has changed high school curriculum, filled training rooms with potential employees and dotted skylines with cranes.

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