Located near Houston, at Texas City INEOS produces two key chemical intermediates – paraxylene (PX) and metaxylene (MX). Texas City feeds much of its PX to sister site Cooper River, where it is used to make PTA for the production of polyester. MX is used to make a variety of items, from water bottles to fiberglass auto bodies to surfboards.
P.O. Box 1688, 2800 FM 519 E., Texas City, TX 77592 -168,
Tel: (409) 655-3330
Our plant at Cooper River produces purified terephthalic acid (PTA), used in the manufacture of polyesters used in fibres, textiles, film, and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles.
1306 Amoco Dr, Wando, SC 29492,
The Zhuhai facility in China, produces a single product, PTA. Founded in 1997, Zhuhai Bijia Chemical Co. Ltd. (Zhuhai INEOS) is a joint venture established following the acquisition of BPs chemicals business in 2020 the site was the first to adopt the latest generation of PTA technology.
The Geel facility, located in Belgium, is an important production centre of purified terephthalic acid and paraxylene. PX in Geel is used exclusively as a feedstock for the local manufacture of PTA. The PX operation at the site is one of the largest PX-units in the world and based on bp technology.VISIT GEEL WEBSITE
As well as the sites above, we also have a wholly owned plant in Merak (Indonesia) and a joint venture facility in Taichung (Taiwan).