INEOS Oligomers Expand Feluy

INEOS Oligomers today announced that it has awarded a contract to Foster and Wheeler for the engineering, procurement and construction of the previously announced PAO expansion at its Feluy production site (Belgium). The additional capacity from the new process line will increase capacity significantly closer to the target of over 50 thousand metric tons per year of PAO by 2010.

"The Durasyn® brand and our portfolio of PAO products are globally recognized and this increase in capacity will help us to meet our customers needs well into the future," comments Joe Walton, Business Director INEOS Oligomers. "The PAO market continues to grow and INEOS Oligomers is committed to meeting its customers needs as their businesses develop." 

INEOS is a global petrochemical company with annual sales approaching $45 billion US. The INEOS Oligomers division makes and sells PAO, Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO), Polyisobutylene (PIB), Diisobutylene (DIB) and other specialty C4 and C5 olefin based products. The business currently has PAO manufacturing facilities in LaPorte, TX and Feluy, Belgium. 


Press inquiries:

Kevin Ratliff, LAO/PAO Market Manager - Americas
Phone: + 1 281 535 4261

Jan Vermeersch, Commercial General Manager - Europe
Phone: + 44 (0) 774 763 1244


Notes to Editors

  1. INEOS is the world's third largest chemicals company; a leading manufacturer of petrochemicals, specialty chemicals and oil products. Comprising 19 businesses, with a production network spanning 76 manufacturing facilities in 20 countries, the company produces more than 32 million tonnes of petrochemicals, 20 million tons per annum of crude oil refined products (fuels). INEOS employs 16,600 people and has sales approaching $45bn
  2. INEOS Oligomers makes and sells: Linear Alpha Olefins (LAO), Polyalphaolefins (PAO), Polyisobutylene (PIB), Diisobutylene (DIB) and other specialty C4 and C5 olefin based products. INEOS Oligomers employs some 700 people across sites in the USA, Canada, Belgium, France, and Germany.
  3. The name Durasyn and the Durasyn logo are trademarks of INEOS USA LLC.
  4. INEOS is a trademark of INEOS Capital Limited.

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