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Westlake Chemical expands Lake Charles ethylene capacity
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Jan '13
Westlake Chemical Corporation's previously announced expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, LA has begun.

This expansion will be completed in conjunction with a planned maintenance turnaround and will increase ethane-based ethylene capacity by approximately 230 - 240 million pounds annually in support of the Company's ethylene integration strategy. The unit is expected to be down approximately 60 days for the work to be completed.

Westlake Chemical Corporation is a manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers and building products with headquarters in Houston, Texas.  The company's range of products includes:ethylene, polyethylene, styrene, propylene, caustic, VCM, PVC and PVC pipe, windows and fence.

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