Bryan Canfield

Total GM offers update on cracker project at Chamber Membership Luncheon

Total General Manager Bryan Canfield was the featured speaker at the Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon on Tuesday, June 27.
Canfield gave an update on the Port Arthur plant’s new $1.7 billion ethane cracker project and spoke about the U.S. footprint of the French-based company, which was ranked No. 26 with a market cap of $128 billion on the Forbes 2017 Global 2000 list of the world’s 2000 biggest public companies.

Total partners with Borealis and Nova in $1.7B ethane cracker project

Total announced Monday, March 27, that the company is entering into a partnership with Borealis and Nova to form a joint venture with the aim of building an ethane steam cracker at Total’s plant in Port Arthur and a new Borstar polyethylene unit in Bayport.
The joint venture is expected to be established in late 2017, according to a release by Total, and the final investment decision on the Borstar polyethylene plant will be made simultaneously.