On July 1, 2000, Chevron Corporation and Phillips Petroleum Company, now Phillips 66, combined their worldwide petrochemical businesses, excluding Chevron’s oronite additives business, to form Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC. Chevron and Phillips 66 each own 50 percent of Chevron Phillips Chemical.
Chevron Phillips Chemical is one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, piping, and proprietary plastics.
Chevron Phillips Chemical produces chemical products that are essential to manufacturing over 70,000 consumer and industrial products.
Chevron Phillips Chemical, with its joint venture partners, operates 42 manufacturing and research centers.
Chevron Phillips Chemical is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas (north of Houston).
Chevron Phillips Chemical has approximately 4,700 employees worldwide.
Chevron Phillips Chemical, with its joint venture partners, currently has 36 production facilities located in the United States, Colombia, Singapore, China, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Belgium.
Chevron Phillips Chemical owns three world-scale plants in the State of Qatar, including Q-Chem, a world-scale ethylene, polyethylene and 1-hexene complex; RLOC, one of the world’s largest ethane crackers; and Q-Chem II, a world-scale olefins and polyolefins complex.
In 2008, an expansion of the Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, aromatics complex was completed, creating one of the largest styrene facilities in the world.
Chevron Phillips Chemical built the largest loop slurry high-density polyethylene plant in the world at the Cedar Bayou, Texas, complex in conjunction with BP Solvay (now Ineos).
The company is nearing completion of a new Ryton® PPS plant in Borger, Texas, which will double the company’s PPS production.
Research & Technology
Chevron Phillips Chemical has four research, technology and quality control centers worldwide. These facilities provide full-scale petrochemical and polymer research including new catalyst development, product and process development, and commercial process support.
Chevron Phillips Chemical employs more than 280 scientists, researchers, and engineers in its research facilities.
Facilities conduct a full range of research activities, including laboratory/bench and pilot scale experimentation, analytical and mechanical testing, patent support, and technical and service support for customers worldwide.
Chevron Phillips Chemical’s state-of-the-art plastics technical centers are equipped with the latest processing and testing technology for molding and extruding of polymer and copolymer resins.
Chevron Phillips Chemical currently holds more than 1,400 patents and patent applications.
Chevron Phillips Chemical’s loop slurry process for HDPE production is one of the most widely licensed processes in the world with more than 80 commercial reactor facilities utilizing this technology.
Bartlesville Research and Technology Center – Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Kingwood Technology Center – Kingwood, Texas
Asia Engineering Polymers Technical Center – Singapore
Tessenderlo Quality Control Lab – Tessenderlo, Belgium
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