Jan. 03, 2020News & Opinions
Widening its engagement in China, LyondellBasell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a new 50:50 joint venture with Chinese state-owned petrochemicals and energy giant Sinopec.
Oct. 10, 2019News & Opinions
LyondellBasell continues to win more projects in China for its polymer technologies. This time, it has announced two separate contracts for its Spheripol and Spherizone PP and Hostalen PE processes.
Sep. 27, 2019News & Opinions
Enterprise Products Partners and LyondellBasell have signed long-term contracts that will support the construction of Enterprises’s second propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Mont Belvieu, Texas, USA.
Sep. 09, 2019News & Opinions
LyondellBasell has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with China's Bora Enterprise Group to jointly own and operate a giant cracker and plastics complex in northeast China.
Aug. 29, 2019News & Opinions
Six major petrochemical producers have formed a consortium to jointly investigate whether they could use renewable electricity instead of fossil fuels in naphtha- or gas-based steam crackers in order to significantly cut carbon emissions.
Aug. 15, 2019News & Opinions
LyondellBasell has announced that Sonatrach Total Entreprise Polymeres (STEP), a joint venture between Algerian energy company Sonatrach and French oil, gas and chemicals group Total, has chosen Spheripol technology for a PP plant to be ...
Jul. 05, 2019News & Opinions
Neste and LyondellBasell have achieved what they say is the first commercial-scale parallel production of bio-based PP and bio-based LDPE. The joint project leveraged Neste’s broad renewable feedstock base – in particular waste ...
Jun. 05, 2019News & Opinions
LyondellBasell has ended talks with Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht regarding the potential acquisition of Braskem. Odebrecht is the controlling shareholder of the Sao Paulo-based petrochemicals producer.
Nov. 19, 2018News & Opinions
LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel either is trying to build suspense for an announcement that it has sealed a deal with Brazilian construction group Odebrecht about acquiring its 38.3% share in chemical producer Braskem or just wants to keep ...
Aug. 23, 2018News & Opinions
LyondellBasell has completed its $2.2 billion acquisition of plastics compounder A. Schulman, doubling the size of its plastics compounding business and widening its portfolio to add an array of compounds for use in consumer and industrial ...
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