Westlake Chemical Corporation Lake Charles Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in Louisiana, the US. According to GlobalData, who tracks more than 13,000 active and developing petrochemical plants worldwide, the complex started commercial operations in 1947 and currently has an active annual capacity of 8.11mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 8.11mtpa in 2030. The plants are operated by Westlake. Buy the profile here.

Key products capacity - Westlake Chemical Corporation Lake Charles Complex, 2022

Key products produced in this complex include ethylene dichloride (EDC), caustic soda, ethylene, chlorine, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM) etc.

Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) accounts for 24.6% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 2mtpa.

About Westlake

Westlake Corp (Westlake), formerly Westlake Chemical Corp, operates as a manufacturer and supplier of petrochemicals, polymers, and building products. The company offers olefins, vinyl chemicals, styrene, polyethylene, vinyl, PVC and VCM, compounds, and olefin. It also offers landscape products, window profiles and patio doors, specialty PVC, chlor alkali and derivatives, epoxy, water treatment products, industrial matting products and pipe and fittings products. Westlake products are used in residential siding, pipe, and fittings for water, sewer, and industrial applications, PVC profiles for windows, doors, fences, decking and films. The company offers its products to nutrition and health care, consumer lifestyle, building, and construction. It operates in Asia, Europe, and North America. Westlake Chemical is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.

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