INEOS Technologies supplies leading BichlorTM membrane electrolyser to the national titanium dioxide co. (Cristal)

INEOS Technologies is to supply its BICHLOR™ electrolysers to a new 120 MTPD chlorine plant being constructed by the National Titanium Dioxide Co. (Cristal) in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. This additional capacity adds to their existing chlorine production of 80 MTPD and is due for completion early 2007. 

AK-KIM Engineering of Turkey has been awarded the engineering, procurement and construction contract for this prestigious 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. 


For further information please contact: 
Graham Bellamy, INEOS Technologies
Tel: +44 (0) 1928 517446

Notes to Editors:

  • INEOS Technologies is one of the companies in the INEOS family. 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.
  • INEOS Technologies is a leader in the field of electrochemical technology licensing and fuel cells, with its range of BICHLORTM and FMTM membrane electrolysers, CHLORCOATTMcoatings and PEMcoatTM fuel cell technology.