Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America has completed the construction of a large-scale two-train polyethylene plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas, for Exxon Mobil Chemical Company.
Tokyo/Japan — The construction order was placed in 2014 by Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, an affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation specializing in petrochemical products.
The plant will be able to produce 1.3 million tons of polyethylene per year and is situated near an existing plant operated by Exxon Mobil in Mont Belvieu, Texas. It is equipped to perform reaction processing, final finishing, packaging, and shipment.
MHI Group is also constructing a large-scale polyethylene plant at Exxon Mobil's petrochemical complex in Beaumont, Texas, representing the third polyethylene plant project for this custmer. The first polyethylene plant was installed at Exxon Mobil's Singapore complex in 2011.
In April 2016, MHIA relocated its headquarters from New York to Houston, where many chemical plant-related customers are concentrated.