Lyondell is a global leader in the manufacture of chemicals and polymers, building blocks for countless products that people around the world use every day. From our cars to our homes, from the grocery store to the office, Lyondell’s products are vital to the goods that people throughout the world depend upon to enhance their quality of life. View our animated feature to learn more about how we are Creating Basic Elements for LifeSM.
We manufacture basic chemicals and derivatives including ethylene, propylene, titanium dioxide, styrene, polyethylene, propylene oxide and acetyls. We are also a refiner of heavy, high-sulfur crude oil and a significant producer of gasoline-blending components.
With headquarters in Houston, Texas, Lyondell operates on five continents and employs approximately 11,000 people worldwide. Combined pro forma 2005 revenues, including 100 percent of refining, were $24 billion.