LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (LyondellBasell) is a global, independent chemical company. The Company operates through five segments: Olefins and Polyolefins-Americas (OandP-Americas), Olefins and Polyolefins-Europe, Asia, International (OandP-EAI), Intermediates and Derivatives (IandD), Refining, and Technology. Its OandP-Americas segment produces and markets olefins, including ethylene and ethylene co-products, and polyolefin. Its OandP-EAI segment produces and markets olefins, including ethylene and ethylene co-products, polyolefin and specialty products, including polybutene-1 and polypropylene compounds. Its IandD segment produces and markets propylene oxide and its co-products and derivatives, acetyls, including methanol and ethylene oxide. Its Refining segment refines heavy, high-sulfur crude oil. Its Technology segment develops and licenses chemical and polyolefin process technologies and manufactures and sells polyolefin catalysts.
LyondellBasell adds new production at Knapsack creating world’s largest polypropylene compounding facility
LyondellBasell's Knapsack site is now the world’s largest polypropylene compounding facility. The new total annual production capacity for the site is more than 200 kilotons (kt) per year, with the...
LyondellBasell and Neste announce commercial-scale production of bio-based plastic from renewable materials
This collaboration marks the first time bio-based polypropylene and bio-based low-density polyethylene were produced simultaneously at commercial scale
BOP has completed PP capacity expansion in Plock, Poland
BOB has just completed a development project on its Spheripol installation which produces polypropylene (PP), increasing its manufacturing capacity by 20 percent to 480 thousand tons.
Basell to build new Spherilene polyethylene plant at Wesseling, Germany
Basell announced today that it plans to build a new Spherilene S polyethylene plant at its Wesseling industrial site near Cologne, Germany. The plant will be based on Basell’s new Spherilene S sing...