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INEOS Oligomers at a glance

Our profile Introduction

  • Introduction

    INEOS Oligomers is divided into four product groups:

    • Linear Alpha Olefins, which are used as co-polymers in polyethylene manufacture as well as in surfactants, lubricants and oil drilling fluids
    • Polyalpha Olefins, essential in the production of high performance synthetic lubricants, with wide ranging applications, from automobiles to wind turbines
    • Polybutene (PIB), used in lubricants, adhesives, surface coatings, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, stretch/cling film, sealants/caulks/putties, rubber & polymer modification, and agriculture.
    • A variety of Specialty Products, such as Isoamylene, Cyclopentane and Diisobutylene used in a diverse array of end applications, such as cosmetics, refrigeration liquids and tyre production
  • Our manufacturing operation

    Our mission is to transform hydrocarbon raw materials into high quality olefins, high density polyethylene and polypropylene for our customers. We constantly strive to be the best at what we do, while consistently delivering strong financial performance and returns to our stakeholders.

    INEOS Oligomers’ operates five manufacturing sites, three in Europe (Belgium, France and Germany) and two in North America (Alberta in Canada and Texas in USA).

    INEOS Oligomers Overview Profile

Visions and Values

INEOS Oligomers is a proven leader in the production of speciality chemicals for use in polyethylene, lubricants, fuel additives, surfactants and other speciality materials.

INEOS Oligomers produces a comprehensive range of speciality and intermediate chemicals derived from ethylene and isobutene. As an industry leader, INEOS Oligomers has a strong track record of product quality, engineering excellence and innovation.

By combining plant scale and reliability, we endeavour to provide the standard-setting service expected of a supplier of choice. INEOS Oligomers has strategic manufacturing sites in both Europe and North America; with a focus on continually improving cost structures, customer service and safety, health and environment (SHE) initiatives.

Our key values
  • Product quality

  • Engineering excellence & innovation

  • Strategic manufacturing in Europe & USA

  • Continuously improving cost structure

  • Continuously improving customer services

Further Reading

Our History

Discover the key moments from our history that have helped shape the business we are today. 

Markets

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Products

Learn more about INEOS Oligomers' product range and its applications.

SHE

Find out about our commitment to protect the health and safety of our employees, the communities in which we operate and the users of our products.