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LYB hosts groundbreaking ceremony for $45 million investment at Corpus Christi plant
Corpus Christi TX
LYB hosts groundbreaking ceremony for $45 million investment at Corpus Christi plant
LyondellBasell celebrated the groundbreaking of the site’s state-of-the-art Laboratory and Office Complex at the company’s Corpus Christi Plant on November 16, 2022. The event commemorated the beginning of construction of the $45 million investment for the 45,000 square-foot facility. “The development of this land creates an integrated facility that will enhance our operation and the positive impact we have in the community,” said Mike Middleton, Corpus Christi Plant Manager. “ I could not be...
LYB employee honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at South Texas Area Facilitators Conference
Bay City TX
LYB employee honored with Lifetime Achievement Award at South Texas Area Facilitators Conference
The South Texas Area Facilitators (STAF) group consists of industry peers who meet monthly to discuss best practices in behavior based safety observations within the petrochemicals industry on the Gulf Coast. The network identifies gaps industry professionals face day-to-day, evaluates areas of improvement, brainstorms initiatives to garner participation and overall collaborates to continuously improve the quality of the behavior based safety processes industry-wide. “Tereasa is known as a...
Corpus Christi Complex team races for a cure for Parkinson’s
Corpus Christi TX
Corpus Christi Complex team races for a cure for Parkinson’s
After a two-year COVID hiatus,  Catch the Cure ’s annual Paddle for Parkinson’s race returned to the Corpus Christi area with a new location – and anchor sponsor, LyondellBasell Corpus Christi Complex, for 2022. The race, historically held on Padre Island, consists of a two and a half mile course that participants complete in a kayak, canoe or stand-up paddle-board. While stormy weather made this year’s course more difficult, many paddlers were able to complete the race – including the Corpus...
Diversity front and center during ‘LyondellBasell Signing Day’
Channelview TX
Diversity front and center during ‘LyondellBasell Signing Day’
HOUSTON – April 21, 2022 – Many high-performing student athletes from across the U.S. will experience the culmination of their college recruitment journey on “National Signing Day.” This is when they append their signature to a letter of intent committing to attend a certain college or university to compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). On “National Signing Day,” some of the athletes even take part in news conferences for local – and national – media outlets to captu...
LYB, Channelview Fire Department, Memorial Hermann Life Flight join forces to launch Whole Blood Program
Channelview TX
LYB, Channelview Fire Department, Memorial Hermann Life Flight join forces to launch Whole Blood Program
Click Here to see the video HOUSTON (December 9, 2022)  –LyondellBasell, Channelview Fire Department and Memorial Hermann Life Flight recently gathered to celebrate the launch of a new pre-hospital Whole Blood Program to address severe blood loss in emergency settings. Funded by a $10,000 grant from LyondellBasell and modeled after Memorial Hermann Life Flight’s Pre-hospital Blood Product Administration Program, Channelview Fire Department now carries one unit of O positive Whole Blood for...
Lake Charles employees make lasting impact on Global Care Day
Lake Charles LA
Lake Charles employees make lasting impact on Global Care Day
LyondellBasell Lake Charles Polymers Plant and Louisiana Integrated PolyEthylene Joint Venture employees and their families demonstrated the impact of collective action, as planted Live Oak seedlings at Tuten Park and full size Crepe Myrtles and Live Oaks along the 1st Avenue Walking Path on Sept. 18 for the company’s 22 nd annual Global Care Day, a company-wide day of service. “For us, giving back is not limited to a season – we are dedicated to making a difference year-round,” said Greg Gra...
LYB named 2023 Angel Award recipient
Lake Charles LA
LYB named 2023 Angel Award recipient
Lake Charles – LyondellBasell was one of the 2023 Angel Award recipients given by Families Helping Families SWLA (FHF) due to their generosity throughout 2022. This local nonprofit organization is the only family-directed resource center in Southwest Louisiana with their staff having their own personal experiences of dealing with loved ones living with disabilities. They serve over 2,000 families per year and have locations throughout the U.S. Over $5,000 was donated to FHF at the site’s 2nd...
Lake Charles employees participate in Lake Area Industry Alliance paint recycling event
Lake Charles LA
Lake Charles employees participate in Lake Area Industry Alliance paint recycling event
Lake Charles – On Saturday, April 29, employees at both Lake Charles facilities joined more than 120 volunteers from throughout Southwest Louisiana to help recycle paint products for residents of Southwest Louisiana. Since 2000, the Lake Area Industry Alliance has hosted the recycling event each year, providing an opportunity for local citizens to properly dispose of residential paint products, thus protecting the environment from the harmful effects of thrown away paint. This year, volunteer...
LYB sponsors McNeese Engineering & Computer Science student event
Lake Charles LA
LYB sponsors McNeese Engineering & Computer Science student event
Lake Charles – LyondellBasell sponsored and participated in a local fundraising event hosted by College of Engineering and Computer Science Students at McNeese State University. The Crawfish Boil Fundraiser was held on April 23, 2023 and raised money to support the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. The event also allowed students to learn more about local businesses in the area and potential career opportunities.
LYB awarded for participation in Holden’s Hope Forever Run
Lake Charles LA
LYB awarded for participation in Holden’s Hope Forever Run
Lake Charles – LyondellBasell received the Largest Corporate Team Award for their participation in the 2023 Holden’s Hope Forever Run. The 6th Annual Hope Forever 5K & 1 Mile Race was hosted on April 15, 2023, and participants were given the option to Run/Walk 5k or 1 mile. Holden’ s Hope  is a Louisiana based non-profit organization serving infant loss in Southwest Louisiana and supporting Louisiana NICU units all across the state. Their mission is to support families of infants who have lon...
Son follows father’s footsteps at LYB Edison Plant
Edison NJ
Son follows father’s footsteps at LYB Edison Plant
EDISON, New Jersey, June 12, 2017 – Growing up Michael Krasznai watched his dad Alex spend countless hours working hard at LyondellBasell’s Edison Plant. As a shift worker, Alex recognizes his plate was full working to support his young family in the 1970’s. “It was a bit of a struggle in my early family years, but we managed,” said Alex. “I graduated high school in June, turned 18 in July and started at the Edison site in August. I then married my wife in September and a year later we had...
LYB Edison Plant hosts students from Netherlands
Edison NJ
LYB Edison Plant hosts students from Netherlands
EDISON, NJ.- October 3, 2018 – The LyondellBasell Edison plant recently welcomed a group of Dutch students from Delft University of Technology. These young engineers toured the facility and visited with staff to learn more about the company. “We were thrilled to educate future chemical engineers on how LyondellBasell operates around the world and the opportunities we provide our employees,” said Antero Ortega Velazco, Edison site manager. “The students were intrigued by our processes and how...
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