Chevron Phillips Chemical breaks ground on ethane cracker

Date Published04/02/2015
Author NameRyan Holeywell
Mentions specific company case(s) of reshoring, kept from offshoring, or transplantYes

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Chevron Phillips Chemical
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company an OEM? Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Total number of jobs (added or to be added):400
Year reshoring announced:2015
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2017
Domestically, the work will be done:In-house
Capital investment ($):6000
City reshored to:Baytown
State(s) reshored to:TX
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Industry(ies):Chemicals, Petroleum & Coal Products, Plastic & Rubber Products
Product(s) reshoredEthane cracker
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Raw Materials Cost, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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