History

Our History

Here is a brief history of our business purchases and achievements

INEOS Olefins & Polymers acquires 100% of the shares of WLP Holding Corp., one of the largest high density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe manufacturers in North America.

2016

INEOS Olefins & Polymers and Sasol sign a memorandum of understanding to build a 470 kilotons per annum bimodal HDPE line at INEOS’ Battleground Manufacturing Facility

2013

INEOS Olefins & Polymers announces its intention to increase furnace capacity at its Chocolate Bayou pp2 UNIT BY 465 Million pounds/Year

2012

The southern Ridge Pipeline joint venture is dissolved: 4 pipelines from Texas City, TX to the CBW corridor are acquired

 

2010

INEOS Olefins & Polymers commissions a Bimodal Polyethylene line at its battleground manufacturing plant and decommissions Battleground manufacturing plant and decommissions Battleground Manufacturing Complex PP lines 1 and 2

2009

INEOS Olefins & Polymers decommissions its Chocolate Bayou PP2 unit

2008

INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA is formed

2006

An additional pipeline is constructed between CBW and BP's Texas City Refinery

BP purchases Solvay's remaining share of BPSolvay HDPE joint venture

BP spins off its chemical assets into a new company, INNOVENE

INEOS acquires INNOVENE

2005

BPSolvay and Chevron Phillips commission a joint manufacturing HDPE facility at Chevron

Phillips' Cedar Bayou facility

2003

BP decommissions its Cedar Bayou PP Plant and Chocolate Bayou PP1 unit

A Hobbs CO2 treating systems is brought online

2002

BP/ARCO acquires Solvay's PP assets and forms an HDPE joint venture called BPSolvay

2001

BP/ARCO merger facilitates the addition of a Unipol PP line at Carson, CA site

2000

British Petroleum and Amoco merge

BP Amoco builds a second INNOVENE process Polypropylene Plant called PP4

1999

Unipol Gas Phase Polypropylene Plant is built at BMC

1996

Amoco purchases a depropanizer from Mapco for its Hobbs Fractionators

1995

Amoco begins supplying proprietary catalysts to licensees

1994

The first INNOVENE PP license is sold

1993

Amoco builds PP3, an INNOVENE gas Gas Phase Copolymer line at CBW site

1992

300MM LB/Year HDPE line is installed at Solvay's BMC Plant

1990

Cedar Bayou Slurry PP Plant is purchased from Gulf Oil Chemicals

1985

Construction of two additional pipelines between Texas City refinery and CBW is completed

1981

Amoco commissions PP2, an INNOVENE process Gas Phase PP Plant

CBW 2nd stage Hydrotreater is built to separate Benzenes from cracker stream

1979

Solvay Bulk Slurry Polypropylene plant is commissioned at the Battleground Manufacturing Complex (BMC) in La Porte, TX

1978

CBW No2 Olefins unit is commissioned

1977

Amoco builds Hobbs Fractionators Plant

1976

CBW №1 Olefins unit is commissioned

1975

Construction of 5 pipelines to connect CBW to Stratton Ridge Storage Facility

Construction of 6 pipelines to connect CBW to Amoco's Texas City Refinery

1973

PP1 Slurry Polypropylene line is built at CBW site

1971

Amoco purchases the Chocolate Bayou (CBW) site

1967

Celanese develops HDPE facilities in La Porte, TX

1956

Amoco pioneers research and development work in Polypropylene

1952