OxyChem and Mexichem Begins Operations of their Ethylene Cracker Plant in Ingleside, Texas

SourcePlastics Insight
Date Published04/13/2018

Additional Reshoring Information:

Company/Division name Ingleside Ethylene, LLC/OxyChem & Mexicem
Parent companyOccidental Petroleum
Type of work Manufacturing
If manufacturing, is the company a contract manufacturer?Yes
Reshoring category:Reshoring
Year reshoring announced:2013
Year reshoring implemented or to be implemented:2017
City reshored to:Ingelside
State(s) reshored to:TX
If relevant, work nearshored to:-
Product(s) reshoredEthylene Cracker
What non-domestic negative factors made offshoring less attractive?, chem update
What domestic positive factors made reshoring more attractive?Eco-system synergies, Government Incentives, Infrastructure, Proximity to customers/market, Raw Materials Cost, U.S. price of natural gas/chemicals/electricity
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