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2014-08-25 08:22:00

HOUSTON and LONDON, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) announced today plans to build a world scale PO/TBA plant on the U.S. Gulf Coast with an annual capacity of 900 million pounds of propylene oxide (PO) and 2 billion pounds of tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) and its derivatives. The preliminary timetable is to have the plant operational in 2019. The project is expected to generate up to 1,200 construction jobs at its peak. The plant is expected to sell PO in...

2014-08-13 08:22:40

HOUSTON and LONDON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that its Supervisory Board has authorized the company's Management Board to declare an interim dividend of $0.70 per share. The interim dividend will be paid Sept. 8, 2014 to shareholders of record Aug. 25, 2014, with an ex-dividend date of Aug. 21, 2014. LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500 Index....

2014-08-05 08:25:06

HOUSTON and LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that Sergey Vasnetsov, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Transactions, will address investors at the Jefferies 2014 Global Industrials Conference in New York on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. Webcast Access:A live webcast can be accessed at www.lyondellbasell.com/investorpresentations on August 12 beginning at 10:00 a.m. ET. The webcast will be provided in Flash and Windows Media...

2014-07-24 12:24:00

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Global Demand, Capacity and Prices for Polypropylene - End-Use Sectors in Asia-Pacific to Drive Growth" 2014 market research report says worldwide polypropylene capacity increased at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 5.2% from 2003, reaching 65 million tons per year (mmty) in 2013, and is expected to continue rising to 86 mmty by 2018, at a slightly higher CAGR of 5.8%. It forecasts China and Russia to be the leading contributors to...

2014-07-09 08:22:39

NEW YORK and LONDON, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Kavaler Award, sponsored by The Chemists' Club, and in association with The Valence Group in recognition for outstanding achievement as voted on by his peers, will be awarded to LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly on September 30, 2014. This unique global chemical industry award will be presented to Mr. Gallogly at a black tie dinner ceremony on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at the Metropolitan Club of New York. The...

2014-06-30 16:21:57

HOUSTON and LONDON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) will announce second-quarter financial results before the U.S. market opens Friday, July 25, to be followed by a conference call to discuss results at 11 a.m. ET. Teleconference and Webcast Details:Friday, July 25, 201411 a.m. ETHosted by Doug Pike, Vice President, Investor RelationsAccess the webcast 10 to 15 minutes prior to the call at www.lyondellbasell.com/earnings. Toll-Free Teleconference Dial-In...

2014-06-30 12:24:36

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/954vsc/polypropylene) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the International Polypropylene (Packaging, Automotive, Consumer Products, Electrical & Electronics, Construction) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The growing demand from end-use industries coupled with technological development is expected to...

2014-06-23 08:22:23

NEW YORK and LONDON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The ICIS Kavaler Award, sponsored by The Chemists' Club in recognition for outstanding achievement as voted on by his peers, will be awarded to LyondellBasell CEO Jim Gallogly. This unique global chemical industry award will be presented to Mr. Gallogly at a black tie dinner ceremony on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at the Metropolitan Club of New York. The distinguishing feature of this award is that the winner...

2014-06-03 12:26:36

Companies Recognized as Responsible Care® Company of the Year at ACC Annual Meeting COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) presented its Responsible Care Company of the Year award today to four member companies, Ethyl Corporation, Celanese Corporation, LyondellBasell and Bayer Corporation, in recognition of each of the companies' outstanding achievements in environmental, health, safety and security (EHS&S)...

2014-05-13 12:25:35

Employees and Families in 20 Countries Serve Local Community Needs HOUSTON and LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell volunteers in 20 countries will demonstrate their commitment to community service on Saturday, May 17 as part of the company's 15(th) annual Global Care Day. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140512/86764 The event encourages employees worldwide to collectively participate in community service projects across the globe on one day. Each participating...


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