Polyethylene and Monoethylene Glycol Units Exxon Mobil and Sabic Start Operations at Gulf Coast Manufacturing Facility
Exxon Mobil and Sabic announced the successful start-up of Gulf Coast Growth Ventures world-scale manufacturing facility in San Patricio County, Texas.
Irving/USA, Riyadh/Saudi Arabia – The new facility will produce materials used in packaging, agricultural film, construction materials, clothing, and automotive coolants. The operation includes a 1.8 million metric ton per year ethane steam cracker, two polyethylene units capable of producing up to 1.3 million metric tons per year, and a monoethylene glycol unit with a capacity of 1.1 million metric tons per year.
Construction began in the third quarter of 2019, creating an estimated 6,000 high-paying construction jobs, and the manufacturing plant now directly employs more than 600 people.