Occidental Chemical Corporation Ingleside Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Texas, the US. The complex started commercial operations in 1977 and currently has an active annual capacity of 7.28mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 7.28mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Ingleside Ethylene, Oxymar and Occidental Chemical.
Key Products Capacity – Occidental Chemical Corporation Ingleside Complex, 2020
Key products produced in this complex include ethylene dichloride (EDC), vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), caustic soda, chlorine, and ethylene.
Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) accounts for major capacity share i.e., 46.5% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 3.39mtpa, followed by vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) and caustic soda with 28% (2.04mtpa) and 9.5% (0.69mtpa) respectively.
About Occidental Chemical
Occidental Chemical Corp (OxyChem), a subsidiary of Occidental Petrochemical Corporation, is a chemical company. The company is manufactures polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine, and caustic soda in North America. Its portfolio of products includes basic chemicals such as chlorine and derivatives, alkali products and sodium chlorite; oxyvinyls such as pvc, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM); and catalyst products; INDSPEC including resorcinol, penacolite resins and sodium sulfate; and armand products including potassium carbonate and potassium bicarbonate. The company manufactures products for the plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemical markets. It has manufacturing facilities in the US, Canada and Chile. OxyChem is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the US.
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