Starts construction of new Hyperzone PE plant in La Porte, Texas, utilizing the company’s new proprietary technology.
Celebrates 60-year anniversary of commercial sales of polypropylene in Ferrara, Italy.
Acquires Zylog Plastalloys Pvt. Ltd. in India.
Completes a multi-year growth program that included 8 major expansions representing a 20% increase in U.S. ethylene capacity.
Celebrates fifth anniversary as publicly-traded company.
Acquires SJS Plastiblends in Aurangabad, India.
LyondellBasell stock is added to the Standard & Poor's 500. Increased natural gas liquids feedstock flexibility to 85 percent of total U.S. ethylene capacity.
Emerges from Chapter 11 after filing in 2009. LyondellBasell is listed on the NYSE as a publicly traded company (Ticker symbol: LYB).
Completes acquisition of Solvay Engineered Polymers, Inc.
Basell and Lyondell merge to become LyondellBasell Industries.
Lyondell acquires CITGO’s ownership interest in LCR resulting in Houston Refining LP (formerly LCR) becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of Lyondell.
Lyondell acquires Millennium Chemicals Inc. As a result, Equistar becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of Lyondell.
Basell completes start-up of the world's largest low density polyethylene plant (LDPE) in Berre France, with a single line capacity of 320,000 tons per year.
Basell is formed through the merger of Montell, Targor and Elenac; a 50/50 joint venture between BASF and Shell.