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ExxonMobil Chemical to Expand Hydrocarbon Fluids Capacity in Antwerp, Belgium
Monday March 12, 10:19 am ET

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil Chemical Belgium is expanding the capacity of its hydrocarbon fluids plant in Antwerp to 700,000 tons per year. The project is expected to be completed during the fourth quarter of 2007.

"This investment demonstrates ExxonMobil Chemical's long-term commitment to meeting the regional and global demands of its hydrocarbon and oxygenated fluids customers," said Gary Wilson, vice president, Fluids Global Business, ExxonMobil Chemical Company. "It also enhances our ability to serve this market. ExxonMobil Chemical is the premier global supplier of these products, providing its customers with consistently high-quality fluids from manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America."

ExxonMobil Chemical has consistently invested in its hydrocarbon fluids manufacturing, technology and supply-chain capabilities. "As a global supplier, we understand the strategic importance of developing differentiated products that provide customers with tailor-made solutions to meet their application needs, while complying with the latest regulatory changes. This investment will enable us to continue to meet the increasing demand for these products," said Cindy Shulman, global marketing manager, Fluids Business, ExxonMobil Chemical Company.

ExxonMobil Chemical offers the broadest portfolio of differentiated hydrocarbon fluids, specifically designed for a wide range of applications including drilling mud oil, mining, agricultural chemicals, metal working, polymerization process, water treatment, adhesives, coatings and reprographics. Leading brands in the portfolio include Isopar(TM), Solvesso's (TM) and Exxsol(TM) D fluids.

About ExxonMobil Chemical

ExxonMobil Chemical is a global leader in technology, product quality and customer service with petrochemical manufacturing and/or marketing operations in more than 150 countries around the world. Its products include olefins, aromatics, fluids, synthetic rubber, polyethylene, polypropylene, oriented polypropylene packaging films, plasticizers, synthetic lubricant basestocks and additives for fuels and lubricants.

Source: ExxonMobil Chemical

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