Crackers capacities

The Nameplate capacity is the theoretical capacity, that was declared by the companies to the public authorities to receive their "license to operate" eg the permit to build a cracker and that any citizen can have access to.

Location Operator Capacity Kt ethylene/year (2014)
 
AUSTRIA
Schwechat OMV 500
 
BENELUX
Antwerp TOA (1) 191
Antwerp TOA (1) 550
Antwerp TOA (1) 610
Antwerp BASF 1,080
Geleen Sabic Europe 1,310
Moerdijk Shell 910
Terneuzen Dow 565
Terneuzen Dow 580
Terneuzen Dow 680
 
FINLAND
Porvoo Borealis (2) 400
 
FRANCE
Berre (Aubette) LyondellBasell 470
Carling Total 330
Dunkerque Versalis 380
Feyzin A.P. Feyzin (3) 250
Gonfreville Total 525
Lavera Naphtachimie (4) 740
NDG ExxonMobil 425
 
GERMANY
Boehlen Dow 565
Burghausen OMV 450
Gelsenkirchen BP 1,050
Heide Shell 100
K-Worringen Ineos Olefins 1,165
Ludwigshafen BASF 220
Ludwigshafen BASF 400
Munchmunster LyondellBasell 400
Wesseling LyondellBasell 305
Wesseling LyondellBasell 735  
Wesseling Shell 260
 
ITALY
Brindisi Versalis 440
Gela Versalis 50
Priolo Versalis 745
Porto Torres Versalis 0
Porto Marghera Versalis 490
 
NORWAY
Rafnes Ineos Olefins 560
 
PORTUGAL
Sines Repsol 410
 
SPAIN
Puertollano Repsol 250
Tarragona Repsol 702
Tarragona Dow 675
 
SWEDEN
Stenungsund Borealis (2) 625
 
UK
Grangemouth Ineos Olefins 700
Fife ExxonMobil / Shell 770
Wilton Sabic UK 865
 
TOTAL 22,998,000

1. TOA: 100% TOTAL Olefins Antwerp
2. Borealis: 64% IPIC (International Petroleum Investment Company) - 36% OMV
3. AP Feyzin: 57.5% TOTAL - 42.5% Solvay
4. Naphtachimie: 50% INEOS- 50% TOTAL
Source: Petrochemicals Europe/PMRC