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LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell's Lake Charles Polymers Plant is commemorating 60 years of safe operations. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Continental Fabricators hosted a hospitality event for friends and colleagues in the Houston area. Read more

BIC Attends

There are a number of distinct advantages that come with the oil, gas and petrochemical industries being based on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

LyondellBasell’s Lake Charles Polymers Plant recently achieved the Louisiana Chemical Association’s (LCA) 2019 Best in Louisiana SAFE Award. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

LyondellBasell, today announced construction on its propylene oxide (PO) and tertiary butyl alcohol (TBA) plant has surpassed 20 percent completion, with work shifting from foundation and infrastructure construction to vertical assembly. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

San Jacinto College recently marked the grand opening of the new LyondellBasell Center for Petrochemical, Energy, and Technology (CPET) with more than 350 elected officials, industry partners, community members, faculty and staff. Read more

Supplier News

Six petrochemical companies have created a consortium to jointly investigate how naphtha or gas steam crackers could be operated using electricity instead of fossil fuels. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

LyondellBasell believes this approach has significant potential due to its lower energy use and faster chemical conversion process which uses less heat. Read more

Downstream

The 120,000 bpd Unit 536 CDU was shut after water was found in the crude being processed in the unit. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

TIMEC was one of 25 contractors that received the prestigious 2018 safety award. Read more

From BIC Alliance Members

LyondellBasell Industries N.V. and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. today announced that their respective affiliates have executed long-term contracts that support construction of Enterprise’s second propane dehydrogenation (“PDH”) plant (“PDH 2”). Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Texas Chemical Council of Texas (TCC)  and the Association of Chemical Industry of Texas (ACIT)  hosted their 2nd Annual Hospitality Tent at the Pasadena Livestock Show and Rodeo. Read more

BIC Attends

BIC Magazine interviews panelists during The Gulf Coast Industry Forum. Read more

BIC Videos

Recycling will be a key part of plastics sustainability, since many U.S. downstream manufacturers are adding billions of pounds of new production capacity even as they work to handle existing plastics waste. Read more

Downstream

LyondellBasell recently unveiled that Kenneth Lane will assume the role of executive vice president (VP), Global Olefins & Polyolefins (O&P). Read more

People Going Places

The demolition of the units, which costs $100 million per year, will make the refinery more attractive to a potential buyer if Lyondell chooses to sell the plant. Read more

Maintenance & Reliability

It is essential for the safety professional to determine a sincere motivation for a safety walkabout. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The 10th annual Gulf Coast Industry Forum Sept. 18 and 19 features five panels of experts from the maritime, petrochemical, transportation and logistics industries discussing growth and challenges facing continued economic development in the region. Read more

Plant Management & Operations

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Preechar Bowonkitwanchai

The partnership is with LyondellBasell and Liaoning Bora Enterprise Group to create a range of plastics. Read more

Downstream

LyondellBasell: There is an initial deliverable that is key for responding to plant emergencies. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental