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Chevron Press Release - Chevron Chemical Company To Expand Polyethylene Facility

HOUSTON, Dec. 19, 1994 -- Chevron Chemical Company has announced plans to expand their Linear Low Density Polyethylene manufacturing facility at Chevron's Cedar Bayou Plant in Baytown, Texas. The project is to be completed by the first quarter 1996 and will increase capacity by 340 million pounds per year in the unit utilizing the BP Chemicals Fluid Bed Process.

This will increase capacity for three types of resins currently produced: High Density Polyethylene, butene and hexene Linear Low Density Polyethylene. These materials are used to produce a variety of products for the packaging industry.

Updated: December 1994