Lake Charles Plant


LyondellBasell’s Lake Charles Plant produces polypropylene that our customers use to make clothing, food packaging, household furnishings, automotive parts and home building materials.

Our site serves as a significant economic engine for Lake Charles. For decades, LyondellBasell has offered good paying, stable jobs. Our workers live and shop in the area which means they purchase millions ofdollars in local goods and services. The property taxes paid by LyondellBasell help support the local schools and government services.

Attention to safety is a main focus at the site. The plant has experienced steady improvement in itssafety performance due to our employees and contractors. The facility has also been recognized as“Best in Class” for safety performance for several years by the Louisiana Chemical Association.

Providing Economic Value

  • Approximately 230 employees and contractors

  • Provides $29.0 million annually in payroll and benefits

  • Purchases $25.6 million in goods and services annually

  • Site pays more than $1.7 million annually in local property taxes

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