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WRAP: NGL, petrochemical, midstream announcements from 4Q earnings calls
2Q: Westlake Chemical takes its Petro-1 facility in Lake Charles down for 80-day planned turnaround and 250 million lb/yr expansion.
2Q-3Q: LyondellBasell will begin planned maintenance and expansion at its Corpus Christi ethylene plant, boosting capacity by 800 million lb/yr.
1H: Westlake completes the 100 million lb/yr expansion of its Calvert City, Kentucky, facility.
2Q-4Q: Energy Transfer’s Lone Star Express pipeline, which runs from the Delaware Basin to Mont Belvieu, will be phased in in 2Q with full completion in 4Q.
3Q: Sunoco Logistics expected to make Final Investment Decision on Frac II at Sweeny Hub.
4Q: Phillips 66’s 150,000 b/d Freeport LPG export terminal is expected to start up.
4Q: ETP’s fourth 120,000 b/d fractionator at Mont Belvieu to be operational.
End 2016: LyondellBasell to make FID on proposed PO/TBA plant in Channelview. Tentative in-service date is 2018-19.
1Q: OxyChem and Mexichem’s 1.2 billion lb/yr cracker at Ingleside expected to come online.
2Q: Dow’s TX-9 cracker at Freeport is expected to be complete. The new unit will have a propane feedstock flexibility of as much as 30%.
1H: Sunoco’s Mariner East II project, which would increase capacity of the pipeline and transport other NGL and refined products, expected to be put into service.
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