Webcast Alert: LyondellBasell Announces Second-Quarter 2008 Earnings Teleconference

August 12, 2008

HOUSTON, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell announced the following schedule and contact information for its second-quarter 2008 earnings teleconference:

  Webcast:           Tuesday, August 19, 2008
                     10:00 a.m. Eastern Time
                     Hosted by Doug Pike, Vice President, Investor Relations
                     Listen-only mode via Internet broadcast on
                     LyondellBasell's web site at

  Teleconference     Go to http://www.lyondellbasell.com/teleconference for
  Numbers            a complete listing of toll-free numbers by country

                     Pass Code:   LyondellBasell

  Slides:            Slides will be available at the time of the
                     presentation and afterward at

  Web Replay:        Will be available by 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August
                     19, 2008, at

  Telephone Replay:  Will be available from 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on August
                     19, 2008, to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on September 20,
                     The dial-in numbers are:
                     United States:  800-262-4947     Pass Code: 4508
                     International:  +1(402)220-9707  Pass Code:  4508

  Related            Certain required reconciliations of non-GAAP financial
  Disclosures:       measures to GAAP financial measures and any other
                     applicable disclosures are available on

(Minimum requirements to listen to broadcast: the Windows Media Player software, downloadable free from http://www.microsoft.com/ and at least a 56 Kbps connection to the internet. If you experience problems listening to the webcast, send an E-mail to: webcast@multivu.com.

SOURCE: LyondellBasell Industries; Lyondell Chemical Company; Equistar

CONTACT: Media, Susan P. Moore, +1-713-309-4645, or Investors, Douglas J.
Pike, +1-713-309-4590, both of LyondellBasell Industries

Web site: http://www.lyondellbasell.com/