Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / LyondellBasell earning zooms in Q2 2012
LyondellBasell earning zooms in Q2 2012
28
Jul '12
LyondellBasell Industries announced earnings for the second quarter 2012 of $768 million, or $1.33 per share.  Discontinued operations had no impact on earnings in the second quarter.  Second-quarter 2012 EBITDA was $1,774 million, a 44 percent increase from the first quarter 2012. Second quarter net income includes the net negative effect of $191 million, or $0.33 per share, related to charges associated with debt repayments, and inventory accounting valuations, partially offset by proceeds from an insurance settlement.

 

 "During the second quarter, we continued to demonstrate the earnings power of our company as margins strengthened over the first quarter," said Jim Gallogly, LyondellBasell Chief Executive Officer. 

"While global economic uncertainties dominate the headlines, our company's performance has remained strong. NGL supply and costs continue to drive favorable U.S. olefin results particularly in the Midwest where ethane prices declined to below equivalent fuel values," he stated.

"The Olefins and Polyolefins-EAI segment benefited from improved European olefin margins and joint venture dividend payments despite weak European economic conditions, which led to lower volumes. The Intermediate and Derivatives, and Technology segments continue to demonstrate strong, steady performance. The Houston refinery operated near full capacity; however, low by-product values impacted refining results," Gallogly said.

"We accomplished several key milestones during the second quarter, including completing a major Channelview turnaround, finalizing our debt refinancing and raising our interim quarterly dividend by 60 percent," Gallogly indicated. 

Click here to read more details:

 

LyondellBasell Industries

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 27th Feb 2017

Myanmar sets up new committee to revise minimum wage

The Government of Myanmar has set up a new committee, replacing an...

Textiles | On 27th Feb 2017

Textile industry can boost South African economy: Minister

The textile industry is one of the most strategic platforms through...

Courtesy: Invista

Textiles | On 27th Feb 2017

Invista explores alternatives for apparel & textile trade

Invista, one of the world's largest integrated producers of chemical...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

Mandeep Nagi
Shades of India

Women value something that is unique and has a flavour of India

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Yash P. Kotak
Bombay Hemp Company

One of the directors of Bombay Hemp Company, Yash P. Kotak, speaks to...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
February 2017

February 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search