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Westlake Chemical to expand ethylene capacity in Lake Charles in Q1-2013 (25-9-2012)
Westlake Chemical Corp announced plans to perform planned maintenance and an expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, LA in the first quarter of 2013. This expansion will increase ethane-based ethylene capacity by approximately 230 - 240 mlnlbs annually in support of the Company's ethylene integration strategy. The unit is expected to be down approximately 50 days for the work to be completed.
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