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ExxonMobil finishes construction of Mont Belvieu PE expansion

HOUSTON, May 22, 2017 (PCW) -- ExxonMobil today announced the mechanical completion of two 650,000 mt/year PE units in Mont Belvieu, TX.

Production is expected to begin in 3Q 2017, and the new units will double the Mont Belvieu plant's PE capacity.

The new reactors will be capable of producing ExxonMobil's mLLDPE products, which are marketed under the Exceed and Enable trade names.

Dow Chemical and Chevron Phillips are also nearing completion of PE expansions in Texas capable of producing mLLDPE. -- David Barry

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