Company Overview

Headquarters

5085 West Park Boulevard
Suite 500
Plano, TX 75093
1-800-527-0662

 
Performance Pipe, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, is the largest producer of polyethylene piping products in North America.  With over 50 years of proven performance, quality, service and innovation in natural gas pipe and fittings, industrial pipe, municipal pipe, mining pipe, oilfield pipe,  and many other applications you can count on Performance Pipe to meet your piping system needs.
  • 7 manufacturing locations
  • Pipe Diameters from 1/2" (16mm) to 54" (1375mm) 
  • Pressure ratings up to 350 psi (2415 kPa)
  • Molded line fittings from 1/2" through 8"IPS
  • Molded flange adapters through 18" IPS
  • PE2708 / PE80 pipe and fittings
  • PE4710 / PE100 pipe and fittings

 Selected Industries that we Serve

Water               Mining            Gas Distribution

Wastewater      Landfill           Energy

Industrial          Trenchless     Geothermal

Background 

On July 1, 2000, Chevron Corporation and Phillips Petroleum Company, now Phillips 66, combined their worldwide petrochemical businesses, excluding Chevron’s oronite additives business, to form Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC. Chevron and Phillips 66 each own 50 percent of Chevron Phillips Chemical.  Included in the merger were PLEXCO and Phillips Driscopipe, Inc. which combined to form Performance Pipe, a division of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP.  

  • Chevron Phillips Chemical is one of the world’s top producers of olefins and polyolefins and a leading supplier of aromatics, alpha olefins, styrenics, specialty chemicals, piping, and proprietary plastics.
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical has over $9.4 billion in assets as of December 31, 2012 
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical, with its joint venture partners, operates 38 manufacturing and research centers.
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas (north of Houston).
  • Chevron Phillips Chemical has approximately 4,700 employees worldwide.

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HDPE Advantages

Performance Pipe's HDPE solutions offer many advantages over alternative piping materials, such as:

  • Zero Leaks
  • Best for the Environment
  • Best for Consumers
  • Corrosion and Chemical Resistant
  • Lower Life Cycle Costs
  • Perfect for Trenchless
  • Lightweight and Flexible

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Performance Pipe Timeline

For more than 50 years, HDPE has played a prominent role in the pipe industry. Below are a few highlights of Performance Pipe's history.

  • Invented HDPE pipe resin in 1951.
  • Developed the butt fusion joining method for PE pipe in 1955
  • Installed the first PE gas distribution system in North America.
  • In the 1960's, opened plants in Oklahoma and Texas. Introduced HDPE pipe for oil patch and water service tubing. Introduced Driscopipe® 7000 piping products for gas distributionalong with the sidewall fusion tapping tee.
  • In the 1970's opened plants in Tennessee, Iowa and Startex.  Produced the first 48" diameter pipe in North Ameria..
  • Received FM approval for HDPE pipe in the 1980s and opened a plant in Nevada.  The first to co-extrude striped pipe, the first to coil 4" and 6" HDPE pipe, and the first to produce 54" pipe.
  • In the 1990's we developed the HDPE MJ Adapter and were the first to produce bimodal PE100 resin in North America. Opened a plant in Maryland in 1986 and became the first to produce HDPE in DIPS sizes.
  • In 2000 Phillips Driscopipe Inc. and Chevron's combined to form Performance Pipe.
  • In the 2000's plants expansions occurred in multiple locations, and in 2013 phase 1 modernization was completed.

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