CHANNELVIEW –Sept. 23, 2015 – Employees from the LyondellBasell Channelview Complex hosted a visit by Congressman Brian Babin (TX-36). The congressman and his staff were briefed on the plant’s operations and met with LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel, Executive Vice President of Intermediates and Derivatives Dan Coombs, site leadership and other employees.
“I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to meet directly with employees at LyondellBasell’s Channelview Complex and get a firsthand look at the plant’s growing operations. With six manufacturing plants in the 36th District of Texas, LyondellBasell is a dependable and strong economic partner with a proven record in reliable production and safety,” said Congressman Babin. “Their commitment and investment in Southeast Texas is an important reason why this area is a world leader in chemical manufacturing.”
“I’m honored to have Congressman Babin spend part of his day at our Channelview facility. His visit allows us to showcase our focus on safety, operational excellence and dedicated employees,” said LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel. “We appreciate all the work Congressman Babin has done on behalf of our industry and the district.”
Congressman Babin received a tour of the facility to learn more about daily operations at the site before engaging in a town hall meeting with workers from the facility.
U.S. Rep. Babin represents more LyondellBasell facilities than any other member of the U.S. House of Representatives. His district includes Channelview, Bayport, La Porte and the Mont Belvieu terminal for the Company’s pipeline group.
The LyondellBasell Channelview Complex employs more than 1600 employees and contractors. The plant manufactures the chemical building blocks that are transformed into clothing, food packaging, household furnishings, automotive parts, home building materials and gasoline blending products. Whether providing the basic services essential to modern living or improving convenience, our products help enhance the quality of life for people around the world.