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2014-09-12 16:21:55

HOUSTON and LONDON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that Sergey Vasnetsov, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Transactions, will address investors at the Credit Suisse Basic Materials Conference in New York on Tuesday, September 16, 2014. The conference will take place at the Credit Suisse office at One Madison Avenue in the auditorium (24(th) Street). Webcast Access:A live webcast can be accessed at...

2014-09-08 12:21:58

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polypropylene Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Polypropylene is the single largest consumed polymer resin in the world. It is one of the most versatile plastics made from polyolefin. It is produced by the polymerization of propylene. There are three main grades of polypropylene produced: homopolymer, co-polymer, and impact...

2014-09-08 12:21:48

DUBLIN, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Polyethylene Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Polyethylene, also known as polythene, is the most commonly used plastic. It is chemically synthesized from ethylene. Polyethylene is used in various products, such as packaging products, pond liners, pipes, molds, wires, cables, general purpose tubes, drums, carrier bags, and...

2014-09-04 08:22:29

HOUSTON and LONDON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that Sergey Vasnetsov, Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning and Transactions, will address investors at the UBS Best of the Americas 2014 Conference in London on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Webcast Access:A live webcast can be accessed at www.lyb.com/investorpresentations on September 11 beginning at 2:50 pm BST. The webcast will be provided in Flash and Windows Media formats....

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...

2014-07-25 08:22:10

HOUSTON and LONDON, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Second-Quarter 2014 Highlights -- Record quarterly EBITDA of $1.94 billion -- Record diluted earnings per share of $2.22; income from continuing operations of $1.17 billion -- Solid results in all segments, with O&P Americas segment approaching EBITDA of $1 billion -- Completed initial 10% share repurchase and initiated purchases under second 10% authorization; repurchased approximately 19...

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...


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