State of the College and Center For Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology (CPET) Grand Opening
San Jacinto College marked the grand opening of the new LyondellBasell Center for Petrochemical, Energy, & Technology (CPET) with more than 350 elected officials, industry partners, community members, faculty, and staff.
The ceremony revealed LyondellBasell as the facility’s naming rights partner, honoring the company’s generous $5 million donation and their support in helping to develop the facility’s curriculum, aligning with LyondellBasell’s strong commitment to workforce development.
CPET is the largest training facility in the Gulf Coast Region and was designed by industry, for industry.
The new, cutting-edge training facility is located at 7901 W. Fairmont Parkway, on the College’s Central Campus, placing it square in the heart of the largest petrochemical manufacturing complex in the United States, where 90 companies operate 132 plants within a 13-mile radius of the College’s new facility.