History

Our History

Here is a brief history of our business purchases and achievements

Acquires theFlint Hills Intermediatesbusiness and be trade asINEOS Joliet

AcquiresAshland CompositesBusiness for $1.1 billion

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Celebrates its20th anniversarywith€200 million European investmentin its Oxide business

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Announces€2.7bninvestmenta newEuropean cracker, the first in 20 years

形式INEOS TEAM UKandinvests £110mto challenge for theAmerica’s Cup

2018

Acquiresclothing brandBelstaff

Acquires Swiss football clubLausanne Sport

形式INEOS Automotiveto develop 4x4 off-road vehicle

BuysForties Pipeline SystemandKinneil终端fromBP

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Acquiresthe entire oil and gas business fromDong Energyto becomeTop 10 oil and gas company in the North Sea

2017

BuysSolvay’sstake inINOVYN

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Moves headquarters back to the UK

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First shipment of ethane fromUS to Europeusingpurpose-built vessels– part of a 1$bn project

2016

BuysNorth Seagas fields from DEA

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First twoDragon shipsnamed

形式theINOVYN50/50 JV with Solvay

Acquires further shale gas licenses

2015

Ground BreakingHDPE JV plantwith Sasol

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AcquiresGrangemouthpower plant from Fortum

Completes purchase ofBASFshare ofStyrolution

Acquires firstUK shale gas licenses

AcquiresSasol SolventsGermany GmbH

2014

Agrees to create aworld-class PVC producerwith Solvay

Firstethane Dragon shipsordered

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Rafnes tank approved

U.S.ethanecontracts signed

Project Mariner

2013
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INEOS Technologies and Accsys Technologies form a 50/50joint ventureto develop and commercialise Tricoya® technology and materials

2012

KerlingacquireTessenderlo's European Chlor-Vinyls Business

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INEOS and BASF form Styrolution, a new global styrenicsjoint venture

INEOS Bio joint venturebreaks groundon the first advanced waste-to-fuel commercial
refinery in the USA

INEOS and Petrochinaformtrading and refining joint venture in Europe

2011

INEOS divests its global films business to Bilcare

INEOS Oxidebuildsa one million tonne Ethylene Terminal at its Zwijndrecht Facility

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INEOSmovesits headquarters from the United Kingdom to Switzerland

INEOS Group divests INEOS Fluor to Mexichem Fluor S.A

INEOS brings together INEOS Norway and INEOS ChlorVinyls tocreateThe Kerling Group as a European market leader in PVC and Chlor-Alkali

2010
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INEOS Nitriles make technological breakthrough toimprovethe global security of supply for Acetonitrile

INEOS Oligomersstart upa new 'super flexible' technology innovation for its Linear Alpha Olefin (LAO) unit in Feluy, Belgium

2009

INEOS NitrilesacquiresSeal Sands Acrylonitrile site from BASF

The European Olefins and Polyolefins Business arecombinedto form INEOS Olefins &
Polymers, Europe

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INEOS Silicas issoldto PQ

INEOS Enterprisesacquiresthe VAM and Ethyl Acetate Business from BP

INEOS Bioformed

INEOSacquiresHydro Polymer and the remaining 50% share of the Noretyl Cracker from Norsk Hydro

2008

An expanded INEOS Nova Styrenicsjoint venturelaunched

INEOSacquires51% of ABS Business from Lanxess and forms INEOS ABS

INEOSacquiresBorealis AS and 50% of Noretyl Cracker

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INEOS Chlorvinyls completessaleof E-PVC Business to Vinnolit

INEOS Fluor agreesjoint venturewith Zhejiang Xing Teng Chemical Company Limited to produce HF

2007

INEOS EnterprisesacquiresWhite Salt Business from Salt Union

INEOS Oxideacquiresthe EO/EG Business from BP in Köln

Creationof INEOS ChlorVinyls joint management board

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INEOSrestructuresInnovene and forms INEOS Nitriles, INEOS Olefins, INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA, INEOS Oligomers, INEOS Polyolefins, INEOS Refining and INEOS Technologies

2006

INEOSacquiresInnovene from BP, a 'transformational acquisition'

INEOS Phenolacquiresthe Chevron Phillips Cumene plant in Port Arthur

INEOSacquiresBASF's US and Canadian Polystyrene Business and forms INEOS Styrenics

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Nova Innovene Styrenicsjoint ventureestablished

Innoveneestablishedas a BP subsidiary

INEOSacquiresthe former Amino Resins Business of UCB from CYTEC and forms INEOS Melamines

EVC becomesfully ownedby INEOS and is renamed INEOS Vinyls

2005

INEOS EnterprisesacquiresSulphur Chemicals Business from Rhodia

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Formationof INEOS Enterprises

2004

INEOSacquiresMethanova GmbH and forms INEOS Paraform

2003

INEOSacquiresPhenolchemie and forms INEOS Phenol

INEOSacquiresa majority shareholding in EVC

INEOSacquiresDow Chemicals' global Ethanolamine and USA/Canadian Gas/Spec™ gas treating Amines businesses

INEOSacquiresICI KLEA and forms INEOS Fluor

INEOSacquiresICI Chlor-Chemicals and forms INEOS Chlor

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INEOSacquiresCrosfield and forms INEOS Silicas

2001

Start upof Mobile Phenol plant in Alabama, USA

2000

INEOSformedto acquire the former BP site at Antwerp from Inspec

1998
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EVCfloatedon the Amsterdam Stock Exchange

1994

KG Crackercommissionedat Grangemouth

Start upof Antwerp Phenol/Acetone plant

ICI and Teijin Limitedjoint ventureto make KLEA™134A at Mihara, Japan

1993

ICIopenthe world’s largest HFC 134A plant at St Gabriel, Louisiana and the world’s first HFC32 plant in the UK

1992
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ICIcommissionthe world's first HFC 134A plant

1990

EVCformedthrough a 50/50 joint venture between ICI and Enichem

1986
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Antwerp sitesoldto BP Chemicals

1978

First gas phase Polyethylene plantcommissionedat Lavéra

1975
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Chocolate bayou siteacquired阿莫科石油公司的Petrochemical manufacture

1967
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Union CarbideconstructEthylene Derivatives site at Antwerp

1966

Firstcommercialisationof Ammoxidation process for Acrylonitrile at Lima

Installationof two state-of-the-art Cell rooms at ICI Runcorn site for Chlorine and Caustic Soda production

1960
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Start up of the Erdölchemie GmbH Petrochemical site at Köln, a 50/50 joint venture between BP and Bayer

1957

HDPE productionstarted atRosignano

Start upof Bayer ABS Business

1956
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Start upof Gladbeck Phenol/Acetone plant in Germany

1954

First Naphtha Crackerstartedin Lavéra

1953

Start upof the Lavéra, France Petrochemicals facility

1949

1933 - Lavéra, France Oil Refinerystartsproduction

1933
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Grangemouth, UK Oil Refinerystartsproduction

1924

Firstproductionof Formaldehyde in Mainz, Germany

1895

Castner Kellner Alkali Co. Ltsstartedproduction of Caustic Soda at Runcorn, UK

1890