Business

INEOS Oxide is a business with world-scale production assets and leading market positions across five key value chains: ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, oxo-alcohols, acetate esters, and ethylidene norbornene.

INEOS Oxide at a glance

Production Sites
5

Antwerp (BE), Cologne (DE), Lavera (FR), Hull (UK), Plaquemine (US).

PRODUCTION CAPACITY
3M

Tonnes per annum

SALES REVENUE
$2BN

In 2019

Employees
1000

Around the world

Introduction

INEOS Oxide is one of Europe’s leading producers of ethylene and propylene based chemicals. Our strong and successful businesses focus on ethylene and propylene oxides and their derivatives, oxo-alcohols, acetate esters, and ethylidene norbornene. This extensive product portfolio plays an essential role in the day-to-day life of millions of people.

We offer scale, reliability, strategic locations in both Europe and USA, and a focus on continuous improvement of safety performance, cost competitiveness and technology leadership. We continuously translate these endeavours into the standard-setting service expected of a supplier of choice. 

INEOS Oxide is an ideal choice for partners who value developing solid relationships. Within its Third Party framework, INEOS Oxide has established a vast selection of other industrial and commercial players on its sites. This allows those involved to benefit from win-win situations.

Our markets

INEOS Oxide’s extensive product portfolio is primarily used to manufacture products for the following industries and applications:

  • Agrochemicals
  • Construction, Textiles & Paper
  • Engineering Polymers
  • Lubricants, Antifreeze & Automotive Brake Fluids
  • Oil & Gas Processing & Drilling
  • Pharmaceuticals & Personal Care
  • Polyester
  • Solvents, Inks & Coatings
  • Food packaging
  • Speciality Synthetic Rubber
  • Surfactants & Detergents

Our manufacturing operation

We manufacture our products in five different production facilities located in Europe (Belgium, France, Germany & United Kingdom) and the USA (Louisiana).

These sites are all strategically located within the main petrochemical clusters of both continents, enabling manufacturing synergies and delivering close proximity to both suppliers and customers. Combine these factors with our highly skilled and highly motivated workforce and it’s clear to see why Oxide and INEOS, in general, is the “WORD FOR CHEMICALS”.

Co-location opportunities

OVERVIEW

The key advantages offered to on-site partners are:

  • Strategic locations at the heart of some of Europe’s largest petrochemical clusters.
  • Pipeline integration for supply of EO, PO, Oxo Alcohols and Acetic Acid.
  • Close proximity to customers and suppliers.
  • Logistics capability to move products on and off site via pipeline, sea, road and rail
  • Existing chemical-permitted land, infrastructures, services and access to a highly skilled & experienced work force.
  • ISO 9001 certification.

Currently, there are 10 partners with production facilities co-located on our Antwerp site: Dow, Borealis, Arkema, Sika, BYK-Chemie, EVAL, Nippon Gasses, Nippon Shokubai, bECO2, and Messer. Each of these companies enjoys a tailor-made service agreement that varies from simple sharing of site services through provision of utilities and feedstock supply to full operatorship of the plants by INEOS Oxide manufacturing teams.

€430 million has been invested in our Antwerp site by co-location partners in recent years, demonstrating the confidence that our partners have in the business model and the INEOS Oxide offer.

Talk to us for more information on how INEOS Oxide can offer you a platform to host your manufacturing operation.

business DIVISIONS

INEOS Oxide has seven different business divisions spread across five global production locations

  ANTWERP (BE) KOELN (DE) LAVERA (FR) HULL (UK) PLAQUEMINE (US)

Ethylene Oxide & Glycols

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EO Derivatives (Ethanolamines & Glycol Ethers)

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Alkoxyltates

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Propylene Oxide & Glycols

 

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Oxo Alcohols

 

 

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Acetate Esters

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Ethylidene Norbornene

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Visions and Values

INEOS Oxide is a customer-focused company. Our business mission is to be the supplier of choice to our customers.

OUR KEY VALUES

  1. Excellence in safety, health and environmental performance
  2. Focus on customer satisfaction, total quality and reliability
  3. Continuous improvement to become a cost effective producer of high quality products
  4. Encouragement of innovation, entrepreneurship and reward for achievement
  5. Empowerment of employees to create real value for our customers and ourselves

Further Reading

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History

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Markets

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Products

INEOS Oxide is at the forefront of ethylene and propylene based chemicals production.

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SHE

Our commitment is to protect the health and safety of our employees, the communities in which we operate and the users of our products.

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