September 27, 2016 1:41 AM ET

Chemicals

Company Overview of Equistar Chemicals, LP

Company Overview

Equistar Chemicals, LP manufactures basic chemicals, polymers, and fuels products in North America. The company operates in two segments, chemicals business segment and polymers business segment. The chemicals business segment produces and markets ethylene, its co-products and derivatives. Ethylene co-products include propylene, butadiene and aromatics, which include benzene and toluene. Derivatives of ethylene include ethylene oxide, ethylene glycol and other derivatives, as well as ethanol. It also produces gasoline blending components such as methyl tertiary butyl ether and alkylate. The polymers business segment produces and markets polyethylene, low density polyethylene, linear low dens...

1221 McKinney Street

Suite 700

Houston, TX 77010

United States

Founded in 1997

3,330 Employees

Phone:

713-652-7200

Fax:

713-652-4151

Key Executives for Equistar Chemicals, LP

Member of Audit Committee, Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC, President of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC and Director of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC
Age: 59
Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller, Vice President of Lyondell Petrochemical GP Inc and Controller of Lyondell Petrochemical GP Inc
Age: 65
Senior Vice President of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC and Director of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC
Age: 64
Senior Vice President of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC, Senior Vice President of Lyondell Petrochemical G P Inc., Secretary of Lyondell Petrochemical G P Inc., Secretary of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC, General Counsel of Millennium Petrochemicals GP LLC, General Counsel of Lyondell Petrochemical G P Inc. and Director of Lyondell Petrochemical G P Inc
Age: 63
Senior Vice President of Millennium Petrochemical GP LLC
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Equistar Chemicals, LP Key Developments

Equistar Chemicals Shuts Down Texas LDPE Unit Following Pressure Build-Up

Equistar Chemicals shut down a low-density polyethylene (LDPE) unit at its La Porte, Texas, facility on Saturday after a build-up of pressure during a restart of the unit. The build-up in pressure was eventually flared off after safety interlocks were activated, and the company shut down the LDPE unit to protect equipment and personnel, Equistar said in a filing with the Texas Department of Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

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