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 1- BASF

BASF SE is one of the world's largest multinational chemical companies. It is headquartered in Ludwigshafen, Germany.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

BASF

 

 

Rank

 

 

1

 

 

Country

 

 

Germany

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Petrochem

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1873

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$66 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Chemicals, plastics,

performance chemicals,

catalysts, coatings,

crop technology,

 

 

Website

 

 

BASF

 

 

 

 

2- Dow

Dow Chemical Company, one of the largest American chemical companies. The company is headquartered in Midland, Michigan.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

Dow Inc.

 

 

Rank

 

 

2

 

 

Country

 

 

USA, Midland

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Silicone

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1897

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$43 billion

 

 

Website

 

 

Dow Inc.

 

 

 

 

3- Sinopec

China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation or Sinopec, one of the largest Chinese oil and gas companies headquartered in Beijing. It is listed in Hong Kong and is also traded in Shanghai and New York.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

Sinopec

 

 

Rank

 

 

3

 

 

Country

 

 

China

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Petrochem

 

 

Year founded

 

 

2000

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$62 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Fuels, natural gas,

lubricants,

petrochemicals

 

 

Website

 

 

Sinopec

 

 

 

 

4- SABIC

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation is a Saudi chemical manufacturing company. It is active in petrochemicals, chemicals, industrial polymers, fertilizers, and metals. It is the second largest public company in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia as listed on Tadawul.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

SABIC

 

 

Rank

 

 

4

 

 

Country

 

 

Saudi Arabia

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Petrochem

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1976

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$34 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Chemicals and intermediates,

industrial polymers,

fertilizers and metals

 

 

Website

 

 

SABIC

 

 

 

 

5- Ineos

Ineos Group Ltd. is one of the largest British multinational chemical companies headquartered and registered in London. As of 2021, it is the fifth largest chemical company in the world.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

Ineos

 

 

Rank

 

 

5

 

 

Country

 

 

UK

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Petrochem

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1998

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$32 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Chemical substances,

petrochemicals,

plastics

 

 

Website

 

 

Ineos

 

 

 

 

6- Formosa Plastics

Formosa Plastics Corporation is China's second largest chemical company, which mainly produces polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins and other intermediate plastic products.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

Formosa Plastics

 

 

Rank

 

 

6

 

 

Country

 

 

China

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Olefins/Poly’s

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1954

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$31 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride)

Resins

high density polyethylene,

tairylan acrylic fiber,

acrylic acid and ester,

carbon fiber, caustic soda,

 PVC modifier,

calcium carbonate

 

 

Website

 

 

Formosa Plastics

 

 

 

 

7- ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil) is the second largest American multinational oil and gas chemical company headquartered in Irving, Texas. Which produces plastics, synthetic rubber and other chemical products. ExxonMobil is incorporated in New Jersey.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

ExxonMobil

 

 

Rank

 

 

7

 

 

Country

 

 

USA, New Jersey

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1999

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$32 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Crude oil

Oil products

Natural gas

Petrochemicals

Power generation

 

 

Website

 

 

ExxonMobil

 

 

 

 

8- LyondellBasell

LyondellBasell Industries N.V (NYSE: LYB) is the third largest multinational chemical company on our list, incorporated in the Netherlands with US operations headquartered in Houston, Texas, and offices in London, UK. The company is the largest licensor of polyethylene and polypropylene technologies. It also produces ethylene, propylene, polyolefins and oxygen.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

LyondellBasell

 

 

Rank

 

 

8

 

 

Country

 

 

USA

Netherlands

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Additives

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1953

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$27 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Chemicals, Polymers

 

 

Website

 

 

LyondellBasell

 

 

 

 

9- Mitsubishi Chemical

The Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, or MCC, is one of the largest Japanese chemical companies, and the ninth on our list.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

Mitsubishi Chemical

 

 

Rank

 

 

9

 

 

Country

 

 

Japan

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Petrochemical

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1870

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$27 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Chemicals

 

 

Website

 

 

Mitsubishi Chemical

 

 

 

 

10- DuPont

DuPont de Nemours, Inc. DuPont, better known as DuPont, is an American chemicals company. DuPont is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware.

 

 

Company Name

 

 

DuPont

 

 

Rank

 

 

10

 

 

Country

 

 

USA, Wilmington

 

 

Business Activity

 

 

Resins

 

 

Year founded

 

 

1902

 

 

Estimated

 

 

$22 billion

 

 

Products

 

 

Chemicals

 

 

Website

 

 

DuPont

 

 


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