LyondellBasell Industries 

“Market Cap $48.2 B As of May 2014

At a Glance

  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Founded: 2005
  • Country: Netherlands
  • CEO: James Lawrence Gallogly
  • Website: www.lyondellbasell.com
  • Employees: 13,300
  • Sales: $44.06 B
  • Headquarters: Rotterdam

Forbes Lists

#226 Global 2000

  • #196 in Sales
  • #163 in Profit
  • #817 in Assets
  • #205 in Market value

LyondellBasell Industries NV engages in the manufacturing of polypropylene and polypropylene compounds. It operates through five segments: Olefins and Polyolefins- Americas, Olefins and Polyolefins-Europe, Asia, International, Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining and Technology. The Olefins and Polyolefins- Americas segment produces and markets olefins, including ethylene and ethylene co-products and polyolefins. The Olefins and Polyolefins-Europe, Asia, International segment produces and markets olefins include ethylene and ethylene co-products, polyolefins and polypropylene compounds. The Intermediates and Derivatives segment engages in marketing of propylene oxide and derivatives, acetyls, ethanol, ethylene oxide and its derivatives and oxyfuels. The Refining segment refines heavy, high-sulfur crude oil on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Technology segment develops and licenses chemical and polyolefin process technologies and manufactures and sells polyolefin catalysts. The company was founded in December 2007 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

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