LyondellBasell Industries NV is a public company with limited liability incorporated in Netherlands under Dutch law on October 15, 2009. The Company is an independent chemical company. The Company's operations are managed through five operating segments: Olefins and Polyolefins—Americas, Olefins and Polyolefins—Europe, Asia, and International, Intermediates and Derivatives, Refining and Technology. O&P—Americas segment produces and markets olefins, including ethylene and ethylene co-products, and polyolefins. O&P-EAI segment produces and markets olefins, including ethylene and ethylene co-products, polyolefins, and polypropylene compounds. I&D segment produces and markets propylene oxide ("PO") and its co-products and derivatives, acetyls, including methanol, ethanol, ethylene oxide ("EO") and its derivatives, and oxygenated fuels, or oxyfuels. The refining segment refines heavy, high-sulfur crude oils and other crude oils of varied types and sources available on the U.S. Gulf Coast. Technology segment develops and licenses chemical and polyolefin process technologies and manufactures and sells polyolefin catalysts. It owns globally registered and unregistered trademarks including the "LyondellBasell," "Lyondell" and "Equistar" trade names. The Company is subject to national, state, local and foreign environmental laws, regulations, directives, rules and ordinances.