The French chemical industry provides integrated parks with pipeline grids for a whole range of chemical substances including Benzene, tetrapropylene-, Butadiene, Butene-1, Dodecylbenzene, Ethylene, Isobutene, Naphtha Petroleum, Natural gas, Propylene and Steam (Water).
Three out of the eight clusters are located near a sea harbour, seven have a railway connection, seven are accessible by highway, and six can be accessed via a waterway.
The integrated chemical sites in France as presented on this website cover a total area of approximately 10500 hectare of which 180 hectare is currently available for new development.
Please use the map above to explore the chemical parks in France in more detail, or browse to our map of Europe to extend your search to chemical clusters in other European countries.
Carbios obtains building and operating permits, in line with announced schedule, for world’s first PET biorecycling plant in Longlaville, France
This authorization allows construction work to start as planned for the plant’s commissioning in 2025. The plant will have a capacity of 50,000 tons of PET waste and will create 150 jobs
Arkema will decarbonize acrylics production while optimizing competitiveness, at its Carling site, France
This investment will enable to reduce the site’s CO2 emissions by 20 %, thus contributing to the Group’s ambitious climate plan validated by SBTi on a 1.5°C trajectory by 2030.
Circular Economy: TotalEnergies to Build a New Plastic Recycling Unit at the Grandpuits Zero-Crude Platform, France
The new unit should enter service in 2026 and produce 30,000 tons a year of high value-added compounds containing up to 50% recycled plastic material.