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Westlake Chemical invests $330 million to expand Ethylene Capacity in Lake Charles, LA

Westlake Chemical invests $330 million to expand Ethylene Capacity in Lake Charles, LA

Introduction :

Westlake Chemical Corporation plans to expand its ethylene capacity and make other capital improvements in Lake Charles, LA with an investment of $330 million. This expansion is expected to be completed in late 2015 or early 2016.

Features :

This expansion will increase ethane-based ethylene capacity by approximately 250 million pounds annually.

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In addition to the 480 employee and 115 core contractor jobs that will be retained at the site, Westlake will add an additional 25 new direct jobs. This expansion is expected to create an estimated 1,000 construction jobs at peak activity.

Specifications :

Company Name Westlake Chemical Corporation
Location Lake Charles, LA
Construction Type Expansion
Project Starting Year 2014
Project Ending Year late 2015 or early 2016
Estimated Cost $330 million

 

 

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