INEOS Technologies supplies Bichlor™ Membrane Electrolyser to Jiangsu Suhua Group Zhangjiagang company limited

INEOS Technologies is to supply its BICHLOR electrolysers to a new 70Kte pa chlorine plant being constructed by Jiangsu Suhua Group Zhangjiagang Company Ltd. in Zhangjiagang, China. This will replace their existing diaphragm cell chlorine production and is due for completion in 2007.

AMEC Engineering and Consulting (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. has been awarded the basic engineering for this project.

The value of the project has not been disclosed.

INEOS Technologies has now licensed its chlor-alkali technology to more than 60 plants worldwide.


Notes to editors:

1. INEOS Technologies is one of the companies in the INEOS Group. With the recent acquisition of Innovene from BP, INEOS is now the world's third largest chemical company. The newly enlarged INEOS includes 68 manufacturing facilities in 14 countries throughout the world. It has approximately 15,600 employees, generating more than 30 million tonnes of petrochemicals and sales of around $33 billion.

2. INEOS Technologies is a leader in the field of electrochemical technology licensing and fuel cells, with its range of BICHLOR and FM membrane electrolysers, CHLORCOATcoatings and PEMcoat fuel cell technology.

For further information please contact:
David Cunningham, INEOS Technologies
Phone: +44 (0) 1928 516677