LyondellBasell Wesseling Complex is an active petrochemical complex located in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The complex started commercial operations in 1953 and currently has an active annual capacity of 3.56mtpa. Its capacity is expected to remain the same as 3.56mtpa in 2030. The plants in this complex are operated by LyondellBasell Industries and Basell Polyolefine.
Key Products Capacity – LyondellBasell Wesseling Complex, 2020
Key products produced in this complex include polyethylene, ethylene, propylene, polypropylene, and butadiene.
Polyethylene accounts for major capacity share i.e., 36% of the total annual capacity of the complex with 1.28mtpa, followed by ethylene and propylene with 29.2% (1.04mtpa) and 18% (0.64mtpa) respectively.
About LyondellBasell Industries
LyondellBasell Industries NV (LyondellBasell) is a chemical company. It manufactures and sells plastics, petrochemicals and basic chemicals. The company also refines crude oil to convert into refined products such as diesel, gasoline and jet fuel. Its major chemical products include polyolefins and polypropylene compounds, propylene oxide, polyethylene, ethylene and propylene. LyondellBasell also develops and licenses polyolefin process technologies and provides associated engineering services. The company’s products and technologies are used to manufacture a range of products in various sectors including food packaging, automotive components, home furnishings and construction materials. The company operates in major markets including the US, Hong Kong, Argentina, Brazil, China, India and the UAE. LyondellBasell is headquartered in Rotterdam, Zuid Holland, the Netherlands.
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