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October 26, 2021updated 18 Jul 2022 6:44am

Total Petrochemicals Carville Complex, US

By Carmen


Total Petrochemicals Carville Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Louisiana, the US. The complex started commercial operations in 1968 and currently has an active annual capacity of 3.1mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 3.1mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA.


Key Products Capacity – Total Petrochemicals Carville Complex, 2020

Key products produced in this complex include ethylbenzene, styrene, and polystyrene.

Ethylbenzene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 41.9% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.3mtpa, followed by styrene and polystyrene with 38.7% (1.2mtpa) and 19.4% (0.6mtpa) respectively.

About Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA

Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA Inc (TPRI), a subsidiary of Total SA, is a downstream refining and petrochemical company. It is a major producer of polypropylene, polystyrene, styrene, base chemicals, other petroleum based products in the US. The company serves various markets, including packaging, agriculture, consumer goods, industrial, and infrastructure and construction. It also operates three petrochemical plants, La Porte PP Plant in Texas and styrene plant in Louisiana, and Port Arthur refinery in Texas. The company also operates a research and development center in La Porte, Texas. TPRI is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.


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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