THE WOODLANDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC (Chevron Phillips Chemical) today announced that it is making a contribution of $1 million to support relief efforts for those impacted by Hurricane Harvey which devastated Houston and other parts of southeast Texas over the weekend.
The company will provide a $500,000 grant to the United Way to support relief efforts across greater Houston as well as Brazoria, Orange and Jefferson counties, which are home to multiple company facilities and many of our employees, including the cities of Baytown, Pasadena, Port Arthur, Orange and Sweeny. In addition, the company intends to establish a $250,000 matching gift program in conjunction with the United Way so that individual employee donations can be multiplied by company resources. Finally, the company will also provide additional funds to support relief efforts across the region to other worthy organizations dedicated to helping those in need of assistance due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey.
"Houston and southeast Texas are where we live and work and we are in this together," said Mark Lashier, president and CEO of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company. "Our heartfelt concerns and thoughts remain with everyone who has suffered unimaginable loss from this catastrophic event. We plan to work hand in hand with local officials and the community to persevere through this tragic event together and assist with ongoing relief efforts. While Chevron Phillips Chemical is a global company – all our thoughts are with Texas this week."
“We are deeply touched by the caring and generosity of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company and its employees whose support will help United Way provide assistance to the thousands of individuals and families across our region that have been impacted by this unprecedented disaster," said Anna M. Babin, president and CEO of United Way of Greater Houston.
About Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC
Chevron Phillips Chemical LLC is one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, plastic piping and polymer resins. With approximately 5,000 employees, the LLC and its affiliates own $15 billion in assets, including 33 manufacturing and research facilities in seven countries. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is equally owned by Chevron U.S.A. Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, and by wholly-owned subsidiaries of Phillips 66, and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. For more information about Chevron Phillips Chemical, visit www.cpchem.com. Also, follow us on Twitter: @chevronphillips.