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Alvin USA

The Chocolate Bayou linear alpha olefins (LAO) Plant at Alvin, Texas is a 420,000 metric-ton per year facility that incorporates world-leading, proprietary technology in the production of linear alpha olefins. The plant is adjacent to INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA petrochemical complex, which provides it with various utilities and services.

LAOs are a family of chemical intermediates used in the production of other chemicals and final products. Although butene is a gas at room temperature, the primary products, 1-hexene, 1-octene and 1-decene, are typically clear, colorless, water-white liquids. These are normally produced and sold as single carbon cut olefin products but are often blended to meet customer requirements.

LAOs are used in the production of polyethylene, as raw material to manufacture polyalphaolefins (PAO) for synthetic lubricants, as a building block for the production of surfactants and for a host of other intermediate and final products. Some of INEOS' LAOs are marketed as Amodrill® drilling fluids for use in environmentally friendly drilling muds.

Address: 2 miles south of the intersection of FM2917 and FM2004, Alvin, TX 77511, USA

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Feluy Belgium

INEOS Oligomers Sites Feluy BelgiumINEOS Oligomers’ Feluy plant, located just south of Brussels in Belgium, is the largest Western European producer of linear alpha olefins (LAO) and the largest European producer of polyalphaolefins (PAO). Its first operation unit was built by Ethyl Corporation in 1976. In 1991, the PAO unit started its 35,000 tons production, followed one year later by the LAO unit producing 200,000 tons. In 2000, the LAO production capacity was increased to 300,000 tons. The PAO production capacity was also increased to 70,000 tons and further expanded following years to 85,000 tons. In 2009, a new PAO production line has started to bring site PAO capacity to 125,000 tons.

The Feluy site subscribed to the principles of “Responsible Care” in the early 90s and, with some neighboring companies founded the “Safety and Environment Commission of the Feluy industrial area”. This Commission also includes representatives of local communities, local and regional authorities, associations of environment defense & protection. Its aim is to promote dialogue, exchanging constructive ideas and ways to protect environment and prevent risks.

The plant has been quality certified to ISO 9001 since 1990. It has been also certified to ISO 14001 (Environment) since 2001. In December 2004, INEOS Feluy received the Green House Gas Emission Authorization from the Environmental & Natural Resources Direction of the Walloon Authorities. This permit has been delivered based on quotas assigned by the Government in respect of the Kyoto Protocol which was implemented on 1st January 05. The site is part of Essenscia, the Belgian Chemical Federation which completely endorses the « Business Charter for Sustainable Development » from the ICC (International Chamber of Commerce).

Address: Parc Industriel Nord - Zone C, Feluy, 7181, Belgium

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Joffre Canada

The Joffre LAO Plant (Prairie Rose Plant) at Joffre, Alberta, began operating in September 2001. A 250,000 metric-ton per year facility incorporates world-leading, proprietary technology in the production of linear alpha olefins (LAO). The plant is adjacent to a NOVA Chemicals petrochemical complex, which provides it with various utilities and services.

LAOs are a family of chemical intermediates used in the production of other chemicals and final products. Although butene is a gas at room temperature, the primary products, 1-hexene, 1-octene and 1-decene, are typically clear, colorless, water-white liquids. These are normally produced and sold as single carbon cut olefin products but are often blended to meet customer requirements.

LAOs are used in the production of polyethylene, as raw material to manufacture polyalphaolefins (PAO) for synthetic lubricants, as a building block for the production of biodegradable surfactants and for a host of other intermediate and final products. Some of INEOS' LAOs are marketed as Amodrill® drilling fluids for use in environmentally friendly drilling muds.

Address: Hwy 815, Nova Main Entrance, Joffre, Alberta T4N 6A1, Canada

Koeln Germany

The Koeln Site, was founded back in 1957. Today it is the largest chemical company and the third largest industrial employer in Koeln. The site has around 2,200 employees and hosts four INEOS Businesses including INEOS Oligomers. The site consists of 18 different plants and is connected to three major feedstock and product pipelines. It produces more than 4 million tons of product per annum, of which 85% is sold in Germany and the BENELUX Countries to nearly 900 customers. This means that the Site is extremely well located with regard to feedstock supplies and transport of goods to customers. INEOS is an important raw material supplier to the chemical industry in and around the Koeln site. The products that the site makes are key building blocks for the manufacture of plastics, rubbers and fibers. In addition, they are used in solvents and detergents, paints, fertilizers and pesticides, and cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. INEOS Oligomers in Koeln is producing high performance chemicals including Isoolefins, Isoparaffins and other specialty products.

Address: Alte Strasse 201, 50769 Koeln, Germany

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La Porte USA

The La Porte site consists of two production trains used to manufacture polyalphaolefins (PAO), marketed under the Durasyn® brand name for use as synthetic lubricants. The first train was completed in 1983; a second train was added in 1989 to increase overall capacity. The PAO manufacturing process is divided into four operations: reaction, quench and wash, hydrogenation and product separation, which result in the production of a range of PAO grades. In 2017 a third production train was constructed that manufactures high viscosity PAO, further expanding the number of PAO grades that are available. Our markets are growing worldwide, and our objective is to transform this growth into the development of our business and the LaPorte site.

The La Porte site services markets worldwide with shipments via railcar, truck, barge and ship. Our quality system is certified to the ISO-9001 standard as a testament to our operational philosophy of ensuring the right quality the first time all the time.

Address: 1230 Miller Cut Off Road, Gate 10, La Porte, TX 77571, USA

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Lavera France

From the downstream activity of the refinery, the chemicals site transforms the Light Distillate Fuel into monomers (ethylene, propylene, C4 cut, etc). These are then processed on the site to provide a variety of chemicals intermediates. The C4 cut from which the butadiene is extracted contains isobutene that is polymerized on the site to produce polybutene. Products are sold in bulk in road or rail tankers, and in drums.

The Lavéra site is certified to ISO 9001 (Quality) and ISO 14001 (Environment) standards. As far as Quality and Environment are concerned, our policy aims for no harm to people or the environment and our customers' satisfaction. This is achieved by our long-term commitment to activities such as risk analysis, implementation of preventive actions in order to minimize those risks and their consequences, reduction of pollution resulting from our installations, efficient use of energy and natural resources, quality of our products and how we serve our customers. We have built relationships over many years with local schools and universities through apprenticeship program, student trainees, summer jobs, contacts with the Universities and students’ forums. We have also developed strong partnerships with the local community through local community liaison - schools, local councils, HSE, Environmental agencies, community funding for local projects like “Folkloric Festival of Martigues” and perfect day funding - Local funding assistance linked to site SHE performance.

Address: Avenue de la Bienfaisance, PO Box No 6, 13117 Lavera, France

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