$1.7B Port Arthur ethane project gets crackin’$1.7B Port Arthur ethane project gets crackin’https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=202902018-06-11T05:00:00Z2018-06-11T22:35:00Z

​​​​​Shiny shovelsPORT ARTHUR – Bayport Polymers LLC has broken ground on a new $1.7 billion ethane steam cracker near Beaumont, Texas.

The company is a joint venture of Total S.A. and Novealis Holdings LLC—another ​JV between Borealis AG and NOVA Chemicals Inc.

Bay-Pol is building the 1 million ton per year ethane cracker alongside Total’s Port Arthur Refinery and the Total-BASF steam cracker. 

The company expects approximately 1,500 jobs to be created during engineering and construction. 

Once the facility starts up in 2020, it should support roughly 60 full-time jobs.
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