SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

Industrial Info Resources

September 10, 2010 05:50 ET

Westlake Group Resumes Planning for Geismar Expansion, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - September 10, 2010) -  Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) (Houston, Texas) was considering a major expansion involving the addition of a new chlor-alkali unit at the company's plant in Geismar, Louisiana, but the recent recession but put those plans on hold in 2008. The project has received the nod to be reevaluated and a final decision will be made about whether to proceed with the project soon or postpone it a while longer.

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