INEOS Technologies to supply Arkema, France

INEOS Technologies is to supply its electrolyser technology to Arkema SA, headquartered in France. Arkema is to install an additional 100 MTPD chlorine to its chlor-alkali capacity at the Fos-sur-Mer plant in the South of France.

This additional chlorine capacity will use BICHLOR - INEOS Technologies\' bipolar membrane electrolyser technology - and is due on line by the end of 2007.

The value of the project has not been disclosed.



Notes to editors:

INEOS Technologies is one of the companies in the INEOS Group. INEOS is the world's third largest chemical company and comprises 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 BICHLOR and FM membrane electrolysers, CHLORCOATcoatings and PEMcoat fuel cell technology.


For further information please contact:

Graham Bellamy, INEOS Technologies
Tel: +44 (0) 1928 517446