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Hall of Fame: Norwood honored for his invention of the loop reactor


March 22, 2015 6:00 am ET

Donald Norwood's invention in 1957 of the loop reactor to produce polyethylene slashed production costs by 70 to 80 percent, and the material spread through nearly every conceivable type of package.

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Solvay completes purchase of Ryton PPS


January 5, 2015 3:22 pm ET

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. started the new year by finalizing the sale of its Ryton polyphenylene sulfide business to Solvay SA.

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Chevron Phillips adding PAO capacity


November 13, 2014 3:26 pm ET

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. plans to add more than 20 million pounds of capacity for low-viscosity polyalphaolefin (PAO) fluids at its Cedar Bayou plant in Baytown, Texas.

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Solvay buying Ryton business for $220 million


September 4, 2014 12:27 pm ET

Solvay SA will pay $220 million to acquire the Ryton-brand polyphenylene sulfide business from Chevron Phillips Chemical Co.

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Chevron Phillips, Equistar declare force majeure limits on polyethylene


July 15, 2014 4:46 pm ET

UPDATED — Polyethylene makers Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. and Equistar have declared force majeure production limits on that material after incidents at their Texas plants — including a July 7 fire that injured two workers at a Chevron ...

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Chevron Phillips breaks ground on PE resin plants


June 18, 2014 2:50 pm ET

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP has broken ground for two new polyethylene units in Old Ocean, Texas, that will have combined annual production capacities of more than 2 billion pounds.

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Power failure shuts down two PE resin units in Texas


April 15, 2014 3:35 pm ET

Two polyethylene resin units operated by Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP in Baytown, Texas, were closed from April 8-11 because of a power failure.

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