LyondellBasell to Restore LDPE Capacity at Wesseling, Germany

        LyondellBasell to Restore LDPE Capacity at Wesseling, Germany

PR Newswire

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 14, 2012

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --LyondellBasell (NYSE:
LYB) today announced that the company will restore a low-density polyethylene
(LDPE) line in Wesseling, Germany, that has been out of service since January
2012. Startup of the new line is targeted for mid-2013.

The Wesseling LDPE line has historically been used to produce LDPE grades for
healthcare applications. Restoration of this LDPE line will enhance the
company's ability to supply this important market. LyondellBasell also
announced the creation of a new sales group within its European specialty
polyolefins sales organization to further strengthen its commitment to, and
support of, customers in the medical industry.

"The restoration of this LDPE production line at Wesseling and the increased
focus we will obtain through our new sales organization will enable us to
better serve our customers and help them to optimize their supply chain
through our higher production capability," said Bob Patel, LyondellBasell's
Senior Vice President, Olefins and Polyolefins for Europe, Asia and

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical
and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500 Index. LyondellBasell
( manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries.
LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve
the quality of life for people around the world including packaging,
electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and

SOURCE LyondellBasell Industries

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