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The worldwide
Styrene partner
About us
On October 1, 2004, Total Petrochemicals was established as the petrochemical branch of the
Total group. With operations in 3 continents, 7000 employees and 2005 sales of 11297 M €,
Total Petrochemicals is a fully integrated activity including base petrochemicals - with
steamcrackers and refinery processing plants - olefins and aromatics, as well as polymers.

Total Petrochemicals’ aim is to capitalize on synergies with refining, strengthen competitiveness in

Europe and North America, and accelerate development in fast growing regions, primarily Asia.

The worldwide management of Total Petrochemicals is based in Brussels with 4 divisions:

- Base Chemicals (Olefins, C4 fractions and Aromatics)
- Polyethylene
- Polypropylene
- Styrenics (Ethylbenzene, Styrene, Polystyrene).

Total Petrochemicals Styrene

A Worldwide leader, well known in various markets and applications

Styrene Derivatives
Expandable Polystyrene
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
Unsaturated Polyesters
Styrene Acrylonitrile STYRENE SALES - 2005 -
Methacrylate Butadiene Styrene
Europe North America
Styrene Butadiene Rubber 44 % 47 %
SB Copolymers
Styrene Isobutadiene

The Styrene activity benefits:

- From its knowledgeable and dynamic
worlwide business team.
- From its efficient production and
research facilities.
- From its upstream to dowstream Asia 9 %
( excluding Samsung
integration. Total Petrochemicals J-V )
- From its long-term customer partnerships
Close to the market, anywhere in the world!

East Liverpool terminal (UK)
(Ohio-USA) Antwerp

Carling & Gonfreville

Exello-New Haven terminal (France) Brussels
(NJ-USA) (Belgium)
(Louisiana-USA) La Porte (China) Shanghai
Houston (China)

Styrene Storage Styrene sales, Marketing Styrene Research Styrene Manufacturing

and customer service and Development Center and Process technology
* Production joint-venture 50% ** Shareholding company 50% with Samsung General Chemicals

Manufacturing and Process Technology

Styrene Process With its worldwide presence and long-standing experience, Total Petrochemicals Styrene offers
Benzene + Ethylene
a high level of performance in terms of production reliability, product quality and consistency.
Alkylation Following regular investments, Total Petrochemicals now operates an overall capacity of more than
1350 KT/year on 3 production sites around the world: Carling and Gonfreville in France, Carville in
the US. Additionally, Samsung Total Petrochemicals, the joint-venture between Samsung General
Chemicals and Total Petrochemicals, produces 680 KT/year in Daesan Korea with an expansion of
200 KT/year planned for 2007.
Styrene + Hydrogen
Total Petrochemicals is co-owner of the Badger-Total SM technology, a benchmark process for
Styrene production around the globe.

Research and Technology Center

Total Petrochemicals operates a worldwide research facility in La Porte (Texas),

dedicated to Research & Technology development, manufacturing, and customer support.
Customer support is also provided by technical staff in Belgium.

Logistics and Sustainable Development

Our Logistics Department in conjunction with Total Petrochemicals sustainable development policy:
- optimizes product flows to customers
- offers the best product supply methods
- offers expert advice on storage and transportation
- promotes the highest standards for transportation of hazardous products



(South Korea)
Health • Safety • Environment • Quality

We meet our responsibilities…

Our plants are certified ISO 9001 (Quality Assurance Systems Certification)
and ISO 14001 (Environmental Management Systems Certification) worldwide.

Total Petrochemicals works together with its customers, applying product

stewardship principles, to ensure optimum conditions of use for its products,
whatever their application.

For Total Petrochemicals, product stewardship means strict compliance with three guiding
- the knowledge of products and their inherent properties,
- the evaluation of hazards and risks associated with the use of the products,
- the definition of best practices to control risks throughout the products’ life cycle.

We lend both our expertise and our assistance to our customers in all these areas, and in
particular for:
- the identification and specification of our products, via regularly updated safety
data sheets and material safety data sheets.
- the implementation of best environmental practices.
- advice on the use of our products.

…and help to build a sustainable future

Our strong committment and active contribution to SSC (Styrene Steering Committee),
the styrene branch of CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council) and to SIRC (Styrene
Information and Research Centre, located in Washington, DC), are just two ways we
demonstrate our involvement in Responsible Care® and Sustainable Development.
We fully support the objectives of the European Chemicals Policy (REACH).
Photo Collection Total Petrochemicals/Michel Clinckemaille/Enterprise Communication
For Europe
Marketing and Sales
Technical Assistance
a division of sa PetroFina nv
rue de l’industrie, 52, Nijverheidsstraat
B-1040 Brussels - Belgium
Phone : +32 2 288 91 11
Fax : +32 2 288 98 98

For Usa, Canada & Mexico H7093

Marketing and Sales
Technical Assistance
www.enterprise-communication.be : 09-2007

1201 Louisiana Street - Suite 1880

Houston, Texas 77002
Phone : +1 713 483 50 00
Fax : +1 713 483 53 03

For Asia
Marketing and Sales
Technical Assistance
Room 3207-3211, 32/F, The gateway Tower I
25 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Hong Kong
Phone : +852 2110 1188
Fax : +852 2110 1122 / 2110 0038

) : styrene@total.com
: : www.totalpetrochemicals.com