History

Our History

Here is a brief history of our business purchases and achievements

Construction starts of INEOS Oxide's deep sea Ethylene Terminal at its Zwijndrecht facility

2010

INEOS acquires Ethyl Acetate Plant at Saltend, Hull from BP

2008

INEOS acquires the EO/EG business from BP in Köln

2006

INEOS acquires INNOVENE, including a PO/PG Plant in Köln and EO, Glycol Ethers, Glycol Ether Esters, Oxo-Alcohol and EOA Plant in Lavéra

2005

Acquisition of Dow Chemicals global Ethanolamine and US/Canadian Gas/SPECTM Gas treating Amines businesses

EO/EG Plant expanded to 400/320 KTPA

2001

INEOS acquires the Antwerp site and expands the EO/EG plants to 300/300 KTPA

1998

Inspec Group acquires the Antwerp site and expands the EO/EG Plants to 200/200 KTPA

1995

€150 Million spent on upgrading the site and rebuilding the 120 KTPA Ethylene Oxide (EO)/Ethylene Glycol (EG) unit

1989

BP Chemicals divests some Downstream Plants to third parties

1988

Antwerp site is sold to BP Chemicals

1978

Union Carbide constructs its first major European Ethylene derivatives site in Antwerp

1966