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PTTGC America LLC has selected INEOS Technologies’ Innovene™ S HDPE process for its new polyethylene project in Ohio, USA.

INEOS Technologies is pleased to announce that it has licensed its Innovene S Process for the manufacture of medium density and high density polyethylene to PTTGC America LLC, an affiliate of PTT, Thailand’s largest petrochemical and refining company, at its new cracker complex to be located near Dilles Bottom, Ohio, USA.

The Innovene S HDPE plant will consist of two lines having a total capacity of 700 KTA, producing a wide range of polyethylene grades to serve the growing demand for high performance products in the US and export markets.

Peter Williams, CEO of INEOS Technologies, said: “INEOS is delighted to have been selected by PTTGC as its licensing partner for the HDPE plant in Ohio . We look forward to working with the PTTGC team to deliver an asset that will meet fully both the current and future requirements of PTTGC’s customers.”

Panod Awaiwanond, General Manager of PTTGC America stated that: "PTTGC is very excited by this project based on the US Shale Gas economics. We have chosen a very dynamic location for the plant at Dilles Bottom, Ohio with a highly skilled work force and support of the local and state governments. The INEOS Innovene S technology fits with our economic and market needs to ensure a successful project for all of our new stakeholders"

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For further information please contact :

Pete Grant, INEOS Technologies Telephone + 41 (0) 21 627 7085 Email: peter.grant@ineos.com

Notes to Editors

INEOS Technologies is a leading developer and licensor of technologies for the global petrochemicals industry. It offers the broadest range of petrochemical technologies on the market today and also supplies catalysts, additives and coatings that our customers require to obtain the best possible performance from their investments.

INEOS Technologies' complete portfolio of leading licensed technologies includes:

  • Innovene PP - gas phase technology for the production of polypropylene
  • Innovene S - slurry technology for the production of mono and bi-modal HDPE
  • Innovene G -swing gas phase technology for the production of LLDPE and HDPE
  • BICHLOR - membrane electrolyser technology for chlor alkali production
  • Vinyls - technology for the production of EDC, VCM and PVC
  • Nitriles - technology for the production of Acrylonitrile and Maleic Anhydride