INEOS Signs Polyethylene Technology License Agreements with ASCENT

INEOS Technologies announced today that it has entered into license agreements for its Innovene S and Innovene G polyethylene technologies to be used by the proposed ASCENT (Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise) petrochemical complex currently being evaluated by Odebrecht and Braskem in West Virginia, United States.

INEOS O&P UK receives infrastructure loan guarantee from UK Government to the value €285m / £230m

INEOS Olefins & Polumers UK has today confirmed that it has received notification from Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Rt Hon. Danny Alexander MP that its application for an infrastructure loan guarantee has been successful. This confirmation now allows INEOS to raise the funds necessary to invest in a new terminal import, to store and process ethane from shale gas at its site in Grangemouth, Scotland, as North Sea supplies dwindle. The project protects thousands of jobs in Scotland and across the UK.

INEOS wins Petrochemicals Award

INEOS has won the prestigious “Outstanding Contribution to the Chemical Industry Award” at the 2nd annual Petrochemicals Awards of Excellence. The award was given to INEOS in recognition for its plan to become the first company to bring ethane from US shale gas to Europe.

INEOS Enterprises today completes the acquisition of Sasol Solvents Germany GmbH assets and the associated business at Sasol’s sites in Moers and Herne

Following clearance from the European Commission, INEOS Enterprises has today successfully completed its agreement to purchase one of Europe’s leading solvent manufacturers, Sasol Solvents Germany. The acquisition includes production facilities at Moers on the Lower Rhine, and Herne in Germany's industrial Ruhr district.