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October 22, 2021updated 26 Apr 2022 12:39pm

Shell Chemical Beaver County Complex, US

By Carmen

Shell Chemical Beaver County Complex is an upcoming petrochemical complex located in Pennsylvania, the US. The complex is expected to commence commercial operations in 2022 and is likely to have an annual petrochemical capacity of 3.1mtpa. The complex will use natural gas as its key feedstock. The plants in this complex are operated by Shell Chemical.


Details of key upcoming projects in Shell Chemical Beaver County Complex

The complex is set to add capacity with upcoming plants including Shell Chemical Beaver County Ethylene Plant (1.5mtpa), Shell Chemical Beaver County Polyethylene Plant 1 (0.55mtpa), Shell Chemical Beaver County Polyethylene Plant 2 (0.55mtpa), and Shell Chemical Beaver County Polyethylene Plant 3 (0.5mtpa).

The complex also includes Shell Chemical Beaver County Ethylene Glycol Plant for which the capacity information is not available/reported.

The technology and operator details for upcoming plants are as follows:

Plant NameOperatorTechnology
Shell Chemical Beaver County Ethylene Glycol PlantShell Chemical
Shell Chemical Beaver County Ethylene PlantShell ChemicalLinde Ethylene Technology
Shell Chemical Beaver County Polyethylene Plant 1Shell Chemical
Shell Chemical Beaver County Polyethylene Plant 2Shell Chemical
Shell Chemical Beaver County Polyethylene Plant 3Shell Chemical


Key Products Capacity – Shell Chemical Beaver County Complex, 2021-2030

The complex is expected to produce key products such as polyethylene, and ethylene.

Polyethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 51.6% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.6mtpa, followed by ethylene 48.4% (1.5mtpa).

About Shell Chemical


Shell Chemical LP (Shell Chemical), a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc, is a chemical company that develops and distributes petrochemical products. The company offers products such as acetone, aromatics, ethylene oxide, ethylene glycols, higher olefins and derivatives, lower olefins, nonene, polyethylene, phenol, polyols, propylene oxide, chemical solvents, GTL drilling fluids, hydrocarbon and styrene monomer. Its lower olefins products include ethylene, propylene, butadiene, isoprene, dicyclopentadiene, piperylene and butene. Shell chemical’s products are used in clothing, packaging, paints, adhesives, computers, CDs, snow boards and tennis racquets, among others. The company sells its products across the US. Shell Chemical is headquartered in Deer Park, Texas, the US.

Methodology

Information on the petrochemical complexes/plants is sourced from GlobalData’s oil & gas petrochemicals plants database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, petrochemical plants globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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