ON SCHEDULE: Shell Chemical’s Geismar expansion stands out as an exception to efficiency challenges along the Gulf Coast. The project, a $717 million expansion of its alpha olefins plant, shown here, is now 25% complete. The project is on schedule and on budget, and managers hope to keep it that way. Courtesy Shell Chemical.
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