LyondellBasell Industries manufactures chemicals and polymers, refines crude oil, produces gasoline blending components, and develops and licenses technologies for the production of polymers. Lyondell Petrochemical Corp. began business in 1985 and merged with Basell Polyolefins to become LyondellBasell Industries in December 2007. LyondellBasell filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2009 and emerged from bankruptcy in 2010. In 2020, the company generated 26% of sales from Olefins & Polyolefins Americas, 30% from Olefins & Polyolefins EAI, 23% from Intermediates & Derivatives, 13% from Refining, 7% from Advanced Polymer Solutions, and 1% from Technology.
William V. SeleskySenior Analyst: Basic Materials