LyondellBasell Expects Texas Cracker to Run at 100% this Quarter

S&P Global Platts, May 1, 2017

LyondellBasell continues to ramp up ethylene production at its Corpus Christi, Texas facility, and anticipates running at full rates by the end of the second quarter, CEO Bob Patel said Friday. The recently upgraded steam cracker was expanded by more than 350,000 mt/year to bring the capacity at the site to more than 1.1 million mt/year once completed in January.

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