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09.06.2019

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Lyondell Basell Won't Acquire Braskem

Lyondell Basell has ended discussions with Odebrecht concerning the potential acquisition of Braskem. The company is the controlling shareholder of São Paulo-based Braskem.

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30.07.2018

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Lyondell Basell Cooperates with Kit on Advancement of Plastic Recycling

Lyondell Basell announced the cooperation with Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Kit) to advance the chemical recycling of plastic materials. The focus of the venture is to develop a new catalyst and process technology to decompose post-consumer plastic waste, such as packaging ...

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11.07.2018

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Lyondell Basell to Supply Polypropylene and Polyethylene Technology to Chandra Asri

Lyondell Basell announced that Indonesian company PT Chandra Asri Perkasa, has selected their polypropylene (PP) and low density polyethylene (LDPE) technologies for two new plants.

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17.06.2018

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Lyondell Basell and Odebrecht Start Preliminary Discussions Concerning Braskem Transaction

Lyondell Basell and Odebrecht, the controlling shareholder of Braskem announced in a joint statement that they have entered into exclusive discussions regarding a potential transaction between Lyondell Basell and Braskem.

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12.04.2018

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Air Liquide Signs Long-Term Supply Contract with Lyondell Basell

Air Liquide announced a new long-term agreement with Lyondell Basell for the supply of oxygen to the new large-scale petrochemical plant which will be constructed in Channelview, Texas.

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24.02.2018

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Lyondell Basell's PP Technology Selected by Dongming Hengchang Petrochemical

Dongming Hengchang Petrochemical has selected Lyondell Basell's Spheripol polypropylene technology for a 200 kt per year plant in Heze City, Shandong Province, China.

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09.10.2017

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Lyondell Basell Selects Fluor for World's Largest PO and TBA Project

Fluor was selected by Lyondell Basell to perform the engineering and procurement for its propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) project located at its Channelview and Bayport complexes outside of Houston.

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29.09.2017

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Lyondell Basell Starts Production at New Plant in China

The company has begun production at its new 20 kilotonne per year polypropylene (PP) compounding plant and is eyeing to serve numerous automotive players in North China.

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23.07.2017

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Chinese Petrochemical Complex to Use PP and HDPE Technologies from Lyondell Basell

Liaoning Bora Petrochemical has selected Lyondell Basell’s polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) technologies for three new plants in its new petrochemical complex in Panjin, Liaoning Province, China.

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23.05.2017

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Lyondell Basell doubles PE capacity at La Porte facility

USA – Lyondell Basell has broken ground on the first commercial Hyperzone polyethylene (PE) plant at its La Porte, Texas, complex.

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17.05.2017

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Lyondell Basell Doubles PE Capacity at La Porte Facility

Lyondell Basell has broken ground on the first commercial Hyperzone polyethylene (PE) plant at its La Porte, Texas, complex.

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16.03.2017

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Shandong Yuhuang Shengshi Chemical Selects Lyondell Basell's Technology

Lyondell Basell announced Shandong Yuhuang Shengshi Chemical has selected the the company's Hostalen ACP polyethylene process technology for a 200 kta high density polyethylene (HDPE) unit.

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25.01.2017

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Leadership Changes at Lyondell Basell

Lyondell Basell announced a planned executive leadership change.

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23.01.2017

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Corpus Christi Complex Expansion Completed

Lyondell Basell announced completion of the 800 million pounds-per-year ethylene expansion project at the company's Corpus Christi, Texas, site.

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13.01.2017

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Advanced Cascade Process for Polyethylene Production

Lyondell Basell announced PRPC Polymers, a wholly owned subsidiary of Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad, has selected the Lyondell Basell Hostalen “Advanced Cascade Process” technology.

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15.09.2016

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New Technology for HDPE Production

Lyondell Basell, one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has selected its La Porte, Texas, manufacturing complex as the site for a new High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Plant.

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02.08.2016

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Lyondell Basell to Build High Density Polyethylene Plant on U.S. Gulf Coast

Materials specialist Lyondell Basell has announced plans to build a new 500,000 tons/year polyethylenen plant in Texas, using its new Hyperzone PE technology.

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30.11.2015

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Lyondell Basell to Become Third Largest Producer of PP Compounds in India

Lyondell Basell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the polypropylene (PP) compounding assets of Zylog Plastalloys (Zylog) of India.

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18.08.2015

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Lyondell Basell to Sell Argentina-based Petroken

YPF and Grupo Inversor Petroquimica have accepted an offer to purchase Lyondell Basell’s Argentina-based, wholly-owned subsidiary Petroken Petroquimica Ensenada (Petroken).

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10.08.2015

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Lyondell Basell to Acquire SJS Plastiblends

Lyondell Basell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies, has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of SJS Plastiblends (SJS), a polypropylene compounds (PPC) manufacturer, located in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India. This strategic ac...

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21.05.2015

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New Executive Vice President for Lyondell Basell

Lyondell Basell announced that Daniel M. Coombs has been selected to become executive vice president of Intermediates and Derivatives (I&D), with additional responsibility for Supply Chain, Procurement and Technology. Coombs replaces Pat Quarles, who is taking a leadership p...

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24.03.2015

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Lyondell Basell to Expand Tri–Ethylene Glycol Production at Pasadena

Lyondell Basell plans to boost the capacity for Tri-Ethylene Glycol (TEG) at its plant in Pasadena, Texas, by 50 million tons. This project would nearly double the company's TEG–output in Pasadena, making it one of the largest of its kind.

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23.02.2015

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Lyondell Basell Appoints New Chief Legal Officer

Lyondell Basell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical, and refining companies, appointed Jeff A. Kaplan as their new executive vice president and chief legal officer.

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01.09.2014

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Lyondell Basell Plans New World–Scale Production to Cash in on Shale Boom

New projects spring up like mushrooms along the US Gulf coast: Now Lyondell Basell considers building a new PO/TBA plant in the region to cash in on the availability of cheap shale gas.

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