NOVA Chemicals Officially Begins Alberta Polyethylene Expansion Project

Calgary, Alberta (June 11, 2013) — NOVA Chemicals Corporation (“NOVA Chemicals”) held a ground-breaking celebration on Friday, June 7, 2013 to celebrate a growth milestone at its Joffre, Alberta complex. This event marked the official start of construction of the Polyethylene 1 (“PE1”) Expansion Project — a key component of the NOVA 2020 growth strategy of adding value to emerging cost-competitive feedstocks and growing North American demand.

For full details on the project and our ground-breaking celebration, please access our Electronic Press Kit.


About NOVA Chemicals

NOVA Chemicals develops and manufactures chemicals, plastic resins and end-products that make everyday life safer, healthier and easier. Our employees work to ensure health, safety, security and environmental stewardship through our commitment to sustainability and Responsible Care®. NOVA Chemicals, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, is a wholly owned subsidiary of the International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

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