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AmSty Announces New CFO, Daniel Bialkowski

The Woodlands, Texas - June 4, 2012 - Americas Styrenics LLC (AmSty), the joint venture between Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) and Styron LLC, today announced the appointment of Daniel Bialkowski as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1, 2012.


Bialkowski served most recently as Vice President of Finance and Information Systems for Lawter, Inc.  Prior to his tenure with Lawter, Bialkowski gained audit and finance management experience in the chemical industry at companies including Momentive Specialty Chemicals and Ashland, Inc.

"We are very pleased to welcome someone with Dan's financial leadership and broad experience in information systems as Chief Financial Officer," said Brad Crocker, AmSty's President and Chief Executive Officer.  "Dan's record as an executive will be an asset to AmSty's growth as a value-added leader in the plastics industry."

Bialkowski added, "I am delighted to join AmSty.  I am looking forward to working with Brad and the AmSty leadership team to build on the company's position for growth in the furture."

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About Americas Styrenics LLC
Americas Styrenics is the largest integrated producer of polystyrene and styrene monomer in the Western Hemisphere, offering solutions and services to customers in a variety of markets throughout the Americas. Formed on May 1, 2008, it is a joint venture equally owned by Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP and Styron, and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. For more information about Americas Styrenics, visit www.amsty.com.

About 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, plastic piping and polymer resins. The LLC and its affiliates own over $8 billion in assets and employ approximately 4,700 people at 40 manufacturing and research facilities in eight countries. Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC is equally owned by Chevron Corporation and ConocoPhillips, and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. For more information about Chevron Phillips Chemical, visit www.cpchem.com.

About Styron
Styron is a leading global materials company, dedicated to innovate and deliver for its customers. Styron's unique and balanced product portfolio brings together plastics, rubber and latex businesses that share feedstocks, operations, customers and end users. Styron has a leadership position in its two flagship products, polystyrene and latex. The company benefits from global scale, a long-standing tradition of unrivaled customer relationships and a robust innovation pipeline. Styron has approximately $5 billion in revenue (2010), with 20 manufacturing sites in all geographies. Styron's 2,100 employees are committed to listen to customers' needs and provide them with innovative and sustainable solutions in markets such as appliances, automotive, building & construction, carpet, commercial transportation, consumer electronics, consumer goods, electrical & lighting, medical, packaging, paper & paperboard, rubber goods and tires. More information about Styron can be found at www.styron.com.

For more information regarding this release contact:
Melanie Markowski                                     
Americas Styrenics
Phone: 1-281-203-5436
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