petrochemicals

In the Petrochemicals business, the company has built a vertically integrated system from the basic raw materials such as ethylene and propylene to the downstream products such as PE, ABS and synthetic rubber. The Petrochemicals business is LG Chem's core business area with the
world-class productivity and cost competitiveness.

  • NCC
  • PO
  • PVC/Plasticizer
  • ABS
  • Acrylates/SAP
  • Rubbers/Specialty Polymers

NCCNaphtha Cracking Center

Achieving the best energy efficiency in the world
NCC is a facility for producing basic petrochemicals such as ethylene and propylene, which are the base materials for petrochemistry, by cracking naphtha at high temperature. Naphtha is obtained by refining crude oil. LG Chem has secured excellent cost competitiveness by achieving the best energy efficiency in the world.

Use of Product

Raw material for polyolefin, Raw material for synthetic rubber, Raw material for ABS

BPABisphenol A

Raw material for polycarbonate and epoxy resins
BPA is a white-colored crystal that is created through condensation of phenol and acetone. It is used as a raw material for polycarbonate and epoxy resins. LG Chem produces not only BPA but also phenol and acetone.

Use of Product

Raw material for polycarbonate(PC) , material for epoxy resins