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13.05.2019

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Ineos Acquires North American Business of Cristal for 700 Million Dollars

The North American business of the National Titanium Dioxide Company (Cristal) comprises of two plants and with this deal, the facilities will be integrated into the Ineos business. The acquisition has made Ineos the second largest producer of titanium dioxide in the North Americ...

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02.04.2019

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Ineos Oxide Plans to Double Capacity of its New Ethylene Oxide and Derivatives Plant

Once complete, the plant is expected to produce 1.2 billion pounds of Ethylene Oxide and commence operations in 2023. The company also plans to allow interested third-parties to co-locate on its site and consume EO by pipeline.

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27.11.2018

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Ineos Invests 80 Million Dollars to Extend Life of Gas Field

Post the shutdown of operations by Conoco Phillips at the existing Theddlethorpe Gas Terminal, the company has re-routed production from the Clipper South field by installing a new pipeline, subsea infrastructure and processing equipment.

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07.10.2018

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Ineos to Expand Mobile Phenol Plant

Ineos Phenol announced that it is planning to expand the capacity of its plant in Mobile, Alabama (US) up to 850,000 tonnes a year, making it the largest phenol production unit in the world.

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04.07.2018

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Ineos Invests 3.15 Billion Dollar to Construct Ethane Cracker Plant and PDH Unit

Claimed to be the biggest investment by the company, the new project will be the maiden cracker project to be built in Europe since the past two decades. The project is expected to bring US shale gas to Europe and ensure a steady future for European chemical plants.

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21.06.2018

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Ineos Announces Expansion of DPG Capacity

Ineos Oxide announced that it is progressing plans to expand Dipropylene Glycol (DPG) capacity at its site in Köln Germany.

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06.06.2018

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Ineos Oxide Plans to Build New ENB Plant

Ineos announced the launch of a feasibility study for a new world-scale ENB production unit. This would represent a second ENB asset for the company, joining the existing production unit in Antwerp Belgium, which is subject to a recently announced capacity expansion due to be com...

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23.04.2018

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Akzo Nobel and Inoes Sign Co-Operation Agreement

Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals and Ineos Nitriles have signed a long-term co-operation agreement that will allow Akzo Nobel to expand its production of biodegradable chelates, used in detergents and other industries, utilizing one of Ineos Nitriles' chemical products.

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02.08.2017

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World Scale Cumene Unit to Be Built in Germany

Ineos Phenol is planning to build a world scale Cumene in Germany with planned start up in 2020.

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14.06.2017

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Ineos Plans Massive Expansion in Europe

Next bombshell at Ineos: The Swiss chemical company delivered plans to expand its business in Europe strongly and with high investments. Planned are a new world-scale unit and massive capacity increases at two sites.

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15.02.2017

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Ineos to Build Offroader

Following the completion of a six month feasibility study, Ineos has confirmed that it is to go ahead and build a brand new “uncompromising” 4 x 4 off-roader. Whilst the company is one of the largest manufacturers in the world, it will be the first time that it has produced such ...

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06.02.2017

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Ineos Acquires Arkema's Oxo Alcohol Business, Taking Over French JV

Ineos plans to buy Arkema’s Oxo Alcohol business, which will include the acquisition of Arkema’s stake in Oxochimie, a Joint Venture at Lavéra between the two firms, producing oxo alcohols (butanol and 2-ethyl hexanol).

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24.05.2016

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Ineos Texan World-Scale Oligomers Project to Become 20% Larger

Ineos has announced the final plans for its world-scale Linear Alpha Olefin (LAO) unit at Chocolate Bayou, Texas. Accoring to the recently released figures, the new plant will be build even bigger than previously announced.

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19.04.2016

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Ineos Europe and Rex Energy Agree on Purchase of Natural Gas Liquids

Ineos Europe and Rex Energy announced a new natural gas liquids sale and purchase agreement covering ethane, propane and butane from the Appalachian shale gas basin.

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07.04.2016

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US Gas for UK Chemicals: Grangemouth Shale Revolution Moves Closer to Reality

Ineos prepares for the utilisation of US shale gas for its UK chemical manufacturing plants: With the successful completion of operational trials, the company's Grangemouth site is ready to run at full rate. This brings also the site's second manufacturing unit back to life eight...

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23.11.2015

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Transatlantic Agreement: Can US Shale Save Old World Ethylene Plants?

Chemical operations in the UK relied heavily on natural gas from offshore field sin the North Sea - a resource that is dwindling rapidly. Now, companies in Europe are looking for other sources of supply - and set their sights on US shale gas. A first purchase agreement between Eu...

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12.11.2015

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Ineos Signs Agreement with Exxon Mobil Chemical and Shell Chemicals

Ineos, Exxon Mobil Chemical and Shell Chemicals announced a long-term sale and purchase agreement to secure ethane from US shale gas for the Fife Ethylene Plant (FEP) at Mossmorran in Scotland, from mid 2017.

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30.09.2015

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Inovyn Plans Investment in New KOH Production Facility in Belgium

Inovyn, a joint venture of Ineos and Solvay, has announced it is planning a major investment in a large scale potassium hydroxide (KOH) production facility at its Antwerp/Lillo site, Belgium.

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03.07.2015

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Solvay and Ineos to start-up Inovyn

After the European Commission has given Solvay and Ineos the permission to form the 50/50 chlorvinyls Joint Venture company they has announced the start-up of Inovyn.

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09.06.2015

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EU Commission Gives Green Light for Solvay–Ineos Joint–Venture

A new chlorvinyls giant is underway: The European Commission has given Solvay and Ineos the permission to form the 50/50 chlorvinyls Joint Venture company Inovyn.

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24.03.2015

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Solvay and Ineos Sell Plants to Enable Joint Venture

To comply with the regulations of the EU merger control review for their Inovyn joint venture, Solvay and Ineos are selling PVC, EDC and VCM plants at five locations to ICIG.

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18.02.2015

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Ineos Fears for UK Production After Proposed Moratorium on Fracking

Ineos has heavily critisised the Environment Audit Committee’s call for a moratorium on fracking in the UK, raising concerns that it might lead to a decline in UK manufacturing. The company operates a large ethane processing site in Grangemouth, Scotland.

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12.01.2015

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One Billion Dollar Invest Shall Make Ineos the Number One in UK Shale Gas

Ineos has big plans for shale gas in the UK: In December, the company announced plans to invest US $ 1 billion in UK Shale gas exploration and appraisal. If the company would win all shale gas licenses it has applied for, it could well become the biggest player in the UK Shale ga...

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15.12.2014

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Construction Begin for Polyethylene Joint Venture in Texas

Construction begun for Ineos' and Sasol's joint venture high-density polyethylene (HDPE) manufacturing plant in in La Porte, Texas. The 470.000 tons/year production plant at the premises of Ineos' Battleground Manufacturing Complex will use the company's Innovene process technolo...

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14.11.2014

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Ineos Orders Additional Gas Tankers for Shale Gas Exports to Europe

Ineos Olefins and Polymers business has placed and order for two additional “Dragon Class” gas tanker vessels. The ships shall bring US ethane from shale gas to its manufacturing plants in Scotland and Norway.

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28.07.2014

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UK Government Clears the Way for a € 285 Million Loan Guarantee for Ineos

The UK government grant Ineos an infrastructure loan guarantee worth € 285 million or £ 230 million. This allows Ineos to raise the money necessary to build a new terminal to import and store ethane for Grangemouth as North Sea availability declines.

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01.07.2014

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Ineos to Acquire BASF’s Share in Styrolution

Ineos will acquire BASF’s 50% share in Styrolution, a joint venture between the companies. The purchase price to be paid amounts to €1.1 billion.

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26.06.2014

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A New Chlorovinyls Heavyweight: Ineos and Solvay Create Inovyn

The chlorovinyls industry has a new world-class player: Ineos and Solvay bundle their activities in the joint–venture company Inovyn. The new company will operate in eight European countries, generating sales in the billion euros range.

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09.05.2014

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Ineos–Solvay Chlorvinyls Joint–Venture Finally Under Way

A union of giants in polymers takes shape: The European Commission has cleared the way for proposed joint-venture of Solvay's and Ineos' chlorvinyl business. The new JV-business could easily be the world's third largest chorvinyl player, industry insiders estimate.

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07.05.2014

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Evergas to Ship US Ethane to Europe for Ineos

Evergas will provide shipping services for Ineos: Under a 15-year shipping agreement, the company will operate six LNG tankers to transport ethane into Europe from the US Mariner East project. The contract allows Evergas to place new orders for tank ships.

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27.02.2014

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Ineos Brings World's Biggest ENB Plant Back On–Stream

Ineos completes plant expansion project at one of Europe's leading petrochemical hubs: The company has boosted its production capacity for Ethylidene Norbornene (ENB) to a total of 28,000 tonnes per year, making the Ineos Antwerp site the single largest ENB plant in the world.

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25.02.2014

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Ineos and Sinopec to Build Largest Phenol Acetone Plant in China

Ineos and Sinopec YPC have signed the joint venture agreement and articles of association forming a 50/50 joint venture company to be based in Nanjing/China. The joint venture is set to build the largest phenol acetone plant in China, due to complete at the end of 2016.

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29.11.2013

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Ineos Employs Intergraph Software Solution

Ineos goes digital plant: The chemical producer uses Intergraph's CAD Worx plant design suit to standardize and automate work processes, minimize the amount of transposition errors and increase integration, speakers explained...

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23.10.2013

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Ineos to Close Grangemouth Petrochemical Complex

IHS Chemical Week reports, that Ineos will close the Grangemouth petrochemical complex in the UK. The development follows the breakdown of talks at the Advisory, Arbitration, and Conciliation Service (ACAS) last week and the Unite trade union’s refusal to provide a no-strike guar...

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24.09.2013

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Ineos and Sinopec Break Ground on the Largest Phenol Acetone Plant in China

Ineos Phenol and Sinopec Yangzi Petrochemical Company have broken ground on the largest Phenol and Acetone plant to ever built in China. The ground-breaking ceremony for the 1,2 million tonne development was held in Nanjing Chemical Industry Park (NCIP). Ineos largest investment ...

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07.08.2012

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Ineos Starts Methylal Production in Mainz, Germany

Ineos Paraform starts up its new Dimethoxymethane (Methylal) production line at Mainz, Germany. This expansion to the company's portfolio allows it to further expand its business into the downstream acetals market, company speakers stated.

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06.06.2011

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BASF and Ineos Sign Joint Venture Contract for Styrenics

On May 27, 2011 BASF and Ineos signed a joint venture contract, which regulates the formation of the planned joint venture company Styrolution. The EU Commission has approved the formation subject to the requirement that the parties sell an ABS production site in Tarragona, Spain...

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