Dow advances Oyster Creek complex expansion, upgrade

07/07/2014
Dow Chemical Co. will begin construction on the previously announced ethylene production expansion and upgrade project at its Oyster Creek complex in Freeport, Tex., on June 30, the company said (OGJ Online, Oct. 29, 2012; Apr. 30, 2012). With a nameplate capacity of about 1.5 million tonnes/year, the ethylene production plant is a foundational element in Dow Chemical's multibillion dollar investment along the US Gulf Coast to utilize low-cost and advantaged US shale gas feedstocks, the company said. The ethylene project, which will employ as many as 2,000 workers during construction, remains on schedule for start-up during first-half 2017, Dow Chemical said. The Oyster Creek project incl...
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