Chevron Phillips Chemical has begun to restart ethylene unit No. 22 at its Sweeny complex in Old Ocean, Texas, as per a company filing with state regulators, as per Platts. The steam cracker was shut October 4, according to sources.
The ethylene unit has an production capacity of 300,000 m tpa. Chevron Phillips operates three steam crackers at the Sweeny site, with estimated ethylene production of 1.9 mln mtpa.