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LyondellBasell Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results

Friday, February 18, 2011

LyondellBasell Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results07:30 EST Friday, February 18, 2011Strong Beginning for 'New LyondellBasell'ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Fourth-Quarter 2010 HighlightsNet income of $874 million; Diluted earnings per share of $1.54Quarterly EBITDA of $762 million, excluding reversal of inventory chargeRepayment of $1.2 billion of debt Impacted by seasonal factors and increased European raw material costsFull-Year 2010 HighlightsEBITDA( R ) of $4 billion, excluding non-cash inventory charge, an increase of 80 percent from 2009Led by particularly strong results in U.S. olefins and polyolefins and global propylene oxideSales of $41 billion, up 33 percent from prior yearEnded Year with $6.1 billion liquidity; $4.2 billion cashLyondellBasell Industries (NYSE: LYB) today announced net income for the fourth quarter 2010 of $874 million, or $1.54 per share.  Fourth-quarter 2010 EBITDA was $762 million, excluding a reversal of $323 million of non-cash Lower of Cost or Market (LCM) inventory charges(1).  Sales in the fourth quarter were $10,610 million, an increase of 20 percent from the prior year period.  For the full year 2010, EBITDA( R ) was $4,035 million excluding a $42 million LCM charge.Comparisons with the prior quarter, fourth quarter 2009 and full year 2009 are available in the following table.Table 1 - Earnings Summary (a)Three months endedTwelve months ended Dec. 31Millions of U.S. dollars (except share data)Dec. 31,2010Sept. 30,2010Dec. 31,20092010 (b)2009Sales and other operating revenues$10,610$10,302$8,817$41,151$30,828Net income (loss) (c) 874467(850)10,192(2,871)Diluted earnings per share (U.S. dollars)1.540.84NA NA  NA  Diluted share count (millions)566565NA NA  NA  EBITDA( R ) (d)1,0851,1985263,9932,236EBITDA( R ) excluding 2010 LCM inventory valuation adjustments7621,2305264,0352,236(a)For all periods prior to May 1, 2010, EBITDAR is calculated using a current cost inventory basis.  For periods on and after May 1, 2010, net income and EBITDA are calculated using the LIFO (Last-In, First-Out) method of inventory accounting.  (b)Results for 2010 represent the combined predecessor (Jan. 1, 2010 - April 30, 2010) and successor (May 1, 2010 ? Dec. 31, 2010) periods.  The predecessor and successor periods are not necessarily comparable in all respects.  See Table 8 and endnote (1) of this release.(c)Includes net income (loss) attributable to non-controlling interests.  See Table 11. (d)See Table 9 for reconciliations of EBITDAR and EBITDA to net income.  Excludes $64 million gain on sale of Flavors & Fragrances business.During 2010, business conditions and results improved across the vast majority of our portfolio, most notably in the Olefins & Polyolefins and propylene oxide businesses.  Improved worldwide demand and industry supply disruptions contributed to improved results.The fourth quarter was impacted by seasonally lower volumes and margins in the oxyfuels and polyolefins businesses, rising olefins feedstock costs in Europe, and one-time events.In addition, results reflect the following:Table 2 ? Charges (Benefits) Included in Net IncomeThree months endedTwelve months ended Dec. 31Millions of U.S. dollars (except share data)Dec. 31,2010Sept. 30,2010Dec. 31,200920102009Pretax charges (benefits):Charge/(benefit) ? Reorganization items$2$13$961$(26)$2,961Gain on discharge of liabilities subject to compromise---(13,617)-Change in net assets resulting from application of fresh-start accounting---5,656-LCM inventory valuation adjustments(323)32-42-Unplanned maintenance at the Houston refinery---14-Warrants ? mark to market5576-114-Charge related to dispute over environmental indemnity-64-64-Impairments28-3028245Premiums and charges on early repayment of debt27--27-Gain on sale of Flavors & Fragrances business(64)--(64)-Provision for (benefit from) income tax related to these items124(13)(347)(659)(1,122)After-tax effect of net charges (credits)  (151)172644(8,421)2,084Effect on diluted earnings per share$0.27$0.30NANANA"2010 was a great beginning for the 'New LyondellBasell'," said LyondellBasell Chief Executive Officer Jim Gallogly.  "The company enjoyed financial success while advancing the plans and processes that form the foundation for our future.  We demonstrated the strength of our assets and business position and that the uncertainties of the past years are behind us.  Although early in this phase of economic and industry recovery, the earnings and cash generation capabilities of the company are now quite evident," Gallogly said."Fourth quarter profits increased significantly year-on-year although they did not match very strong mid-year levels.  Notable during the fourth quarter was the repayment of $1.2 billion of debt," Gallogly said.OUTLOOKCommenting on the near-term outlook, Gallogly said, "Looking to the first quarter, industry fundamentals are unchanged, positioning us well for a solid beginning to 2011.  Chemical and polyolefin prices are adjusting to increased naphtha costs while our U.S. olefins operations continue to benefit from advantaged ethane economics.  Our SEPC joint venture has paid an $82 million dividend, its first dividend."  "Our Intermediates and Derivatives segment continues to perform well as higher propylene prices are passed through.  In our Refining & Oxyfuels segment, a major turnaround is underway at our Houston refinery fluid catalytic cracker.  This is a key step in our plans to improve refinery operations.  The Maya 211 spread has averaged more than $20 per barrel this quarter, and oxyfuels spreads have rebounded from their typical winter lows," added Gallogly.LYONDELLBASELL BUSINESS RESULTS DISCUSSION BY REPORTING SEGMENT LyondellBasell operates in five business segments: 1) Olefins & Polyolefins ? Americas; 2) Olefins & Polyolefins ? Europe, Asia, International; 3) Intermediates & Derivatives; 4) Refining & Oxyfuels; and 5) Technology.Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas  (O&P-Americas) ? The primary products of this segment include ethylene and its co-products (propylene, butadiene and benzene), polyethylene, polypropylene and Catalloy process resins.  Table 3 ? O&P-Americas Financial Overview (a)Three months endedTwelve months ended Dec. 31Millions of U.S. dollars Dec. 31,2010Sept. 30,2010 Dec. 31,20092010 (b)2009Operating income $446$448$69$1,363$169EBITDA( R )5054922441,685743EBITDA( R ) excluding LCM charges342518NA1,719NA(a)For all periods prior to May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDAR are calculated on a current cost inventory basis.  For periods on and after May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDA are calculated using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.  See Table 8.  (b)Represents the combined predecessor (Jan. 1, 2010 ? April 30, 2010) and successor (May 1, 2010 ? Dec. 31, 2010) periods for 2010.  The predecessor and successor periods are not necessarily comparable in all respects.  See Table 8 and endnote (1) of this release.Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Sept. 30, 2010 ? Excluding a non-cash LCM inventory charge of $26 million in the third quarter 2010 and a $163 million non-cash LCM reversal in the fourth quarter 2010, underlying EBITDA declined by $176 million versus the third quarter 2010.  An average ethylene sales price increase of approximately 10 cents per pound was offset by an approximately 10 cent per pound increase in the company's average cost-of-ethylene-production.  Ethylene sales volume decreased by approximately 130 million pounds compared to the third quarter 2010 due to a seasonal slowdown in derivative demand.  Polyethylene (PE) results declined by approximately $70 million versus third quarter 2010, primarily due to seasonal demand effects and higher ethylene costs which were only partially offset by higher PE prices.  Polypropylene profits for the fourth quarter declined approximately $40 million reflecting seasonal trends and higher raw material costs.  Total polyolefins sales volumes decreased approximately 200 million pounds, or 9 percent, versus the third quarter with polyethylene sales accounting for the majority of the decrease.Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Excluding a non-cash LCM inventory reversal in the fourth-quarter 2010 of $163 million, O&P ? Americas results improved significantly versus the fourth quarter 2009 as the average ethylene sales price increased approximately 9 cents per pound while the company's cost-of-ethylene production increased approximately 1 cent per pound.  Segment polyethylene and polypropylene results were approximately equal to fourth-quarter 2009 results.Year ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus year ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Excluding a non-cash 2010 LCM inventory charge of $34 million, O&P ? Americas results improved $976 million versus 2009.  The Company's average ethylene sales price increased approximately 14 cents per pound while the company's cost of ethylene production increased approximately 2 cents per pound as improved market conditions and a lighter feedstock slate drove improved results.  Segment polyolefin results were approximately equal in 2010 and 2009.  Total polyolefins sales increased approximately 150 million pounds, or 2 percent, in 2010 versus 2009.Olefins & Polyolefins ? Europe, Asia, International (O&P-EAI) ? The primary products of this segment include ethylene and its co-products (propylene and butadiene), polyethylene, polypropylene, global polypropylene compounds, Catalloy process resins and Polybutene-1 resins.  Table 4 ? O&P-EAI Financial Overview (a)Three months endedTwelve months ended Dec. 31Millions of U.S. dollars Dec. 31,2010Sept. 30,2010Dec. 31,20092010 (b)2009Operating income (loss)$66$231$(44)$526$2EBITDA( R )12528951818341EBITDA( R ) excluding LCM charges115294NA818NA(a)For all periods prior to May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDAR are calculated on a current cost inventory basis.  For periods on and after May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDA are calculated using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.  See Table 8.  (b)Represents the combined predecessor (Jan. 1, 2010 ? April 30, 2010) and successor (May 1, 2010 ? Dec. 31, 2010) periods for 2010.  The predecessor and successor periods are not necessarily comparable in all respects.  See Table 8 and endnote (1) of this release.Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Sept. 30, 2010 ? Excluding a non-cash LCM inventory charge of $5 million in the third quarter 2010 and a $10 million non-cash LCM reversal in the fourth quarter 2010, EBITDA decreased by $179 million versus the third quarter 2010.  Lower olefins margins, due to increased feedstock prices, drove results lower.  A polyolefins sales decrease of approximately 100 million pounds, which resulted from seasonal declines and labor actions in France, also contributed to the lower fourth-quarter results.  Dividends of $6 million were received from joint ventures during the fourth quarter 2010.  Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Excluding a non-cash LCM inventory reversal of $10 million in the fourth quarter 2010, EBITDA increased $64 million versus the fourth quarter 2009.  Improved polyolefins margins accounted for the majority of the improved performance.  Volume growth in olefins, polypropylene and polypropylene compounding also contributed to the improvement.  Year ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus year ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? EBITDA increased $477 million versus 2009.  Improved olefins and polyolefins volumes and margins contributed to the improved performance.  Ethylene production increased approximately 100 million pounds, or 3 percent, while polyethylene and polypropylene volumes increased a combined 1.1 billion pounds, or 10 percent.Intermediates & Derivatives (I&D) ? The primary products of this segment include propylene oxide (PO) and its co-products (styrene monomer, tertiary butyl alcohol, isobutylene and tertiary butyl hydroperoxide), and derivatives (propylene glycol, propylene glycol ethers and butanediol); acetyls, ethylene oxide and its derivatives, and flavors and fragrances chemicals (divested in December 2010).  Table 5 ? I&D Financial Overview (a)Three months endedTwelve months ended Dec. 31Millions of U.S. dollars Dec. 31,2010Sept. 30,2010 Dec. 31,20092010 (b)2009Operating income $196$207$59$669$250EBITDA( R )228243134851535EBITDA( R ) excluding LCM charges211243NA859NA(a)For all periods prior to May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDAR are calculated on a current cost inventory basis.  For periods on and after May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDA are calculated using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.  See Table 8.  I&D results in Table 5 do not reflect the $64 million gain on the sale of the Flavors & Fragrances (F&F) business on December 22, 2010.  The $64 million gain appears as "Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of tax" on the income statement (Table 11).(b)Represents the combined predecessor (Jan. 1, 2010 ? April 30, 2010) and successor (May 1, 2010 ? Dec. 31, 2010) periods for 2010.  The predecessor and successor periods are not necessarily comparable in all respects.  See Table 8 and endnote (1) of this release.Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Sept. 30, 2010 ? Excluding a non-cash LCM inventory reversal of $17 million in the fourth quarter 2010, EBITDA declined by $32 million versus the third quarter 2010.  The majority of the decline occurred in PO and PO derivatives and was due to a seasonal decrease in demand and the effects of a planned maintenance turnaround.  Intermediates results declined versus the third quarter 2010 primarily due to higher raw material costs.  Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? I&D results improved significantly in the fourth quarter 2010 compared to the fourth quarter 2009.  PO and PO derivatives EBITDA improved due to higher PO sales volumes and improved margins for most products.  Intermediates results were relatively unchanged versus the prior year period.Year ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus year ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Excluding a non-cash LCM inventory charge of $8 million in 2010, EBITDA increased $324 million versus 2009.  Improved PO and PO derivative volumes and margins, resulting from improved durable goods demand and competitor operating problems, accounted for approximately 80 percent of the improved segment profitability.  Increased Intermediates volumes also had significant positive impacts on the results.Refining & Oxyfuels (R&O) ? The primary products of this segment include gasoline, diesel fuel, heating oil, jet fuel, petrochemical raw materials, methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE) and ethyl tertiary butyl ether (ETBE).  Table 6 ? R&O Financial Overview (a)Three months endedTwelve months ended Dec. 31Millions of U.S. dollars Dec. 31,2010Sept. 30,2010Dec. 31,20092010 (b)2009Operating income (loss)$144$83$(200)$142$(357)EBITDA( R )212140(7)452255EBITDA( R ) excluding LCM charges79141NA452NA(a)For all periods prior to May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDAR are calculated on a current cost inventory basis.  For periods on and after May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDA are calculated using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.  See Table 8.  (b)Represents the combined predecessor (Jan. 1, 2010 ? April 30, 2010) and successor (May 1, 2010 ? Dec. 31, 2010) periods for 2010.  The predecessor and successor periods are not necessarily comparable in all respects.  See Table 8 and endnote (1) of this release.Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Sept. 30, 2010 ? Excluding a non-cash LCM inventory charge of $1 million in the third quarter 2010 and a non-cash LCM reversal of $133 million in the fourth quarter 2010, EBITDA declined $62 million versus the third quarter 2010.  Houston refinery financial performance was nearly unchanged versus third quarter 2010.  Crude oil volume at the Houston refinery decreased by approximately 28,000 barrels per day (10 percent of nameplate capacity) compared to the third quarter primarily due to unplanned coker unit outages and a supply disruption from a third-party utility provider.  Refining margins improved as the average industry benchmark margin increased approximately $2 per barrel during the quarter.  At the Berre refinery, industry benchmark margins increased approximately $1 per barrel, while volumes declined as a result of national labor actions in France.  Oxyfuels results, as expected, declined compared to the third quarter.  Seasonally lower margins accounted for the majority of the approximately $75 million decline.  Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Excluding a $133 million non-cash LCM inventory reversal in the fourth quarter 2010, segment EBITDA increased  $86 million versus the fourth quarter 2009.  At the Houston refinery, an increase in the industry benchmark margin of approximately $7 per barrel was the primary contributor to the improved results.  Berre refinery results were relatively unchanged.  Oxyfuels results declined from an atypically strong fourth quarter 2009 due to lower margins.  Year ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus year ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Segment EBITDA increased $197 million versus 2009.  An increase in the industry benchmark margin of approximately $7 per barrel was the primary contributor to an approximately $430 million improvement in performance at the Houston refinery.  Berre refinery results were relatively unchanged versus 2009.  Oxyfuels results declined approximately $200 million in 2010 from the record year 2009, principally as a result of lower margins.Technology Segment ? The principal products of the Technology segment include polyolefin catalysts and production process technology licenses and related services. Table 7 ? Technology Financial Overview (a)Three months endedTwelve months ended Dec. 31Millions of U.S. dollars Dec. 31,2010Sept. 30,2010 Dec. 31,20092010 (b)2009Operating income $8$38$62$108$210EBITDA( R )447876212309EBITDA( R ) excluding LCM charges4478NA212NA(a)For all periods prior to May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDAR are calculated on a current cost inventory basis.  For periods on and after May 1, 2010, operating income and EBITDA are calculated using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.  See Table 8.  (b)Represents the combined predecessor (Jan. 1, 2010 ? April 30, 2010) and successor (May 1, 2010 ? Dec. 31, 2010) periods for 2010.  The predecessor and successor periods are not necessarily comparable in all respects.  See Table 8 and endnote (1) of this release.Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Sept. 30, 2010 ? Results declined due to seasonally lower polyolefin catalyst sales and lower licensing income.  Fourth-quarter 2010 results were negatively impacted by a $17 million LIFO inventory adjustment.Three months ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus three months ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Results declined due to lower licensing income.  Fourth-quarter 2010 results were negatively impacted by a $17 million LIFO inventory adjustment.Year ended Dec. 31, 2010 versus year ended Dec. 31, 2009 ? Results declined primarily due to lower licensing income which was partially offset by higher catalyst sales.LiquidityCompany liquidity, which we define as cash and cash equivalents plus funds available through established lines of credit, less appropriate reserves and letters of credit, was approximately $6.1 billion at Dec. 31, 2010.  The $6.1 billion of liquidity consisted of approximately $4.2 billion cash and approximately $1.4 billion of undrawn funds available through the $1.75 billion asset-based loan facility, and approximately $0.5 billion available through the euro 450 million European securitization facility.Capital SpendingCapital expenditures, including maintenance turnaround, catalyst and information technology related expenditures, were $204 million during fourth quarter 2010, and $779 million for the full year 2010.  Reduced spending versus original projections was due, in part, to improved capital project execution. CONFERENCE CALLLyondellBasell will host a conference call today, February 18, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. ET.  Participating on the call will be: Jim Gallogly, Chief Executive Officer; Kent Potter, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer; Sergey Vasnetsov, Senior Vice President  - Strategic Planning and Transactions; and Doug Pike, Vice President of Investor Relations.  The toll-free dial-in number in the U.S. is 800-369-1176.  For international numbers, please go to our website, www.lyondellbasell.com/teleconference, for a complete listing of toll-free numbers by country.  The pass code for all numbers is 8764192. A replay of the call will be available from 2:00 p.m. ET Feb. 18 to 8:00 a.m. ET on March 18.  The dial-in numbers are 888-568-0028 (U.S.) and +1 203-369-3451 (international). The pass code for each is 6323. A copy of the slides that accompany the call will be available on our website at http://www.lyondellbasell.com/earnings.ABOUT LYONDELLBASELLLyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies. The company manufactures products at 58 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including packaging, electronics, automotive components, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels. More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS The statements in this release and the related teleconference relating to matters that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon assumptions of management which are believed to be reasonable at the time made and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially based on factors including, but not limited to, the business cyclicality of the chemical, polymers and refining industries; the availability, cost and price volatility of raw materials and utilities, particularly the cost of oil and natural gas; competitive product and pricing pressures; labor conditions; our ability to attract and retain key personnel; operating interruptions (including leaks, explosions, fires, weather-related incidents, mechanical failure, unscheduled downtime, supplier disruptions, labor shortages, strikes, work stoppages or other labor difficulties, transportation interruptions, spills and releases and other environmental risks); the supply/demand balances for our products and our joint ventures' products, and the related effects of industry production capacities and operating rates; our ability to achieve expected cost savings and other synergies; legal and environmental proceedings; tax rulings, consequences or proceedings; technological developments, and our ability to develop new products and process technologies; current and potential governmental regulatory actions; political unrest and terrorist acts; risks and uncertainties posed by international operations, including foreign currency fluctuations; and our ability to comply with debt covenants and service our substantial debt.  Additional factors that could cause results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our registration statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which are available at www.lyondellbasell.com/InvestorRelations.(1) NON-GAAP MEASURESThis release makes reference to certain "non-GAAP" financial measures as defined in Regulation G of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.  We report our financial results in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, but believe that certain non-GAAP financial measures provide useful supplemental information to investors regarding the underlying business trends and performance of the company's ongoing operations and are useful for period-over-period comparisons of such operations. These non-GAAP financial measures should be considered as a supplement to, and not as a substitute for, or superior to, the financial measures prepared in accordance with GAAP.As a result of the company's emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and the application of fresh-start accounting, the company reports its financial information for a predecessor period ending on April 30, 2010, the date of emergence from bankruptcy, and a successor period after such date in accordance with GAAP.  For purposes of this press release, we have presented "combined" results of operations for the  twelve months ended Dec. 31, 2010.  For the twelve months ended Dec. 31, 2010, the combined results are the sum of (i) the first four months of 2010, representing the predecessor and (ii) the eight months ended December 31, 2010, representing the successor period.  The results of operations on the combined basis are non-GAAP because they combine two separate reporting entities.  We have included the combined financial information because we believe it gives investors a better understanding of the year-over-year comparisons.   We also include certain other non-GAAP measures, such as EBITDAR and EBITDA.  While we believe that EBITDAR and EBITDA are measures commonly used by investors, EBITDAR and EBITDA, as presented herein, may not be comparable to a similarly titled measure reported by other companies due to differences in the way the measure is calculated. For purposes of this release, EBITDAR means earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and restructuring costs, as adjusted for certain unusual and non-recurring items such as impairment charges, reorganization items, the effect of mark-to-market accounting on our warrants and current cost inventory adjustments.  EBITDA means earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, as adjusted for the same items, to the extent applicable in the successor periods.  EBITDAR and EBITDA both also include dividends from joint ventures.  EBITDAR and EBITDA should not be considered as alternatives to profit or operating profit for any period as an indicator of our performance, or as alternatives to operating cash flows as a measure of our liquidity.  Additionally, this release contains EBITDA(R), which represents a combined predecessor and successor period when the predecessor period is adjusted for restructuring costs, therefore representing EBITDAR, and the successor period is not adjusted, because there were no restructuring costs, or any such costs are included in net income.  Reconciliations of non-GAAP financial measures to their nearest comparable GAAP financial measures are provided in the financial tables at the end of this release.The primary impacts on the Company's financial results after the reorganization under Chapter 11 and the application of fresh-start accounting, which make comparisons of the predecessor and successor periods difficult, include (i) significant changes to our inventory valuations; (ii) lower depreciation and amortization expense; and (iii) lower interest expense.  In connection with the application of fresh-start accounting, we were required to write our inventory up to fair market value, which was significant given the high crude oil prices at April 30, 2010.  However, in the fourth quarter 2010, prices rose to levels close to those at April 30, 2010, and it became necessary to reverse significant portions of the LCM charges taken in the second and third quarters.  The lower depreciation and amortization expenses in the successor period are the result of the revaluation of assets in connection with fresh-start accounting.  Lower interest expense is the result of the substantial changes to the balance sheet as a result of the reorganization. Prior to emergence from Chapter 11, we utilized a combination of First-In, First-Out and Last-In, First-Out inventory methods for financial reporting. For purposes of evaluating segment results, management reviewed operating results using current cost, which approximates LIFO. As supplementary information, and for our segment reporting, we provide EBITDAR information on a current cost basis for periods prior to our emergence from Chapter 11. Since emergence from Chapter 11, we have utilized the LIFO inventory methodology and EBITDA information for periods after our emergence is on a LIFO basis.  The combined financial results and measures that are disclosed in this press release, including EBITDAR and EBITDA, therefore use both current cost and LIFO methodologies.This release contains time sensitive information that is accurate only as of the time hereof. Information contained in this release is unaudited and subject to change. LyondellBasell undertakes no obligation to update the information presented herein except to the extent required by law.Media Contact:  David Harpole (713) 309-4125Investor Contact:  Doug Pike (713) 309-4590Table 8 - Reconciliation of Segment Information to Consolidated Financial Information Predecessor2009(Millions of U.S. dollars)Q1Q2Q3Q4YTDSales and other operating revenues: (a)Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$ 1,578$ 2,037$ 2,404$ 2,595$   8,614Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International1,7192,1702,6512,8619,401Intermediates & Derivatives7618101,0511,1563,778Refining & Oxyfuels2,2653,1673,5063,14012,078Technology116150135142543Other/elims(539)(835)(1,135)(1,077)(3,586)Total$ 5,900$ 7,499$ 8,612$ 8,817$ 30,828Operating income (loss): (a)Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$  (101)$      69$    132$      69$      169Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International(74)2118(44)2Intermediates & Derivatives78417259250Refining & Oxyfuels(44)(80)(33)(200)(357)Technology50673162210Other(9)(28)123914Current cost adjustment(41)1888(36)29Total$  (141)$      89$    420$    (51)$      317Depreciation and amortization:Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$    121$    138$    135$    120$      514Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International70986286316Intermediates & Derivatives69686970276Refining & Oxyfuels137142139139557Technology16313518100Other323311Total$    416$    479$    443$    436$   1,774EBITDA(R): (a) (b)Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$      20$    207$    272$    244$      743Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International(5)10918651341Intermediates & Derivatives148110143134535Refining & Oxyfuels9362107(7)255Technology661016676309Other68(52)92853Total EBITDAR$     390$     537$     783$     526$    2,236Capital, turnarounds and IT deferred spending:Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$      39$      31$      31$      68$      169Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International11710454133408Intermediates & Derivatives5592443Refining & Oxyfuels44353878195Technology10610632Other23218Total217184144310855Deferred charges included above(20)(11)(16)(29)(76)Capital expenditures(c)$    197$    173$    128$    281$      779(a)For periods prior to May 1, 2010, Predecessor segment operating income and EBITDAR were determined on a current cost basis. For periods following May 1, 2010, Successor operating income and EBITDA were determined using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.(b)See Table 9 for a reconciliation of total EBITDAR, excluding LCM inventory valuation adjustments, to net income.(c )Deferred IT spending is excluded from capital expenditures for all periods presented. Turnarounds, which are classified as property, plant and equipment from May 1, 2010, were excluded from capital expenditures for periods  prior to May 1, 2010.Table 8 - Reconciliation of Segment Information to Consolidated Financial Information Predecessor Successor Combined Successor Predecessor Successor Combined 2010April 1 -May 1 -Jan. 1 -May 1 -(Millions of U.S. dollars)Q1April 30June 30 Q2Q3Q4April 30Dec. 31YTDSales and other operating revenues: (a)Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$       3,020$       1,163$       2,004$         3,167$       3,247$       3,155$              4,183$             8,406$       12,589Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International3,1191,0662,1403,2063,2473,3424,1058,72912,834Intermediates & Derivatives1,3165049401,4441,4531,3611,8203,7545,574Refining & Oxyfuels3,4151,3332,4033,7363,8674,0514,74810,32115,069Technology1103575110157133145365510Other/elims(1,225)(389)(790)(1,179)(1,669)(1,432)(1,534)(3,891)(5,425)Total$       9,755$       3,712$       6,772$       10,484$     10,302$     10,610$            13,467$           27,684$       41,151Operating income (loss): (a)Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$          145$          175$          149$            324$          448$          446$                 320$             1,043$         1,363Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International714411415823166115411526Intermediates & Derivatives12334109143207196157512669Refining & Oxyfuels(128)29144383144(99)241142Technology31823313883969108Other(59)181331(19)(16)(41)(22)(63)Current cost adjustment18415-15--199-199Total$          367$          323$          422$            745$          988$          844$                 690$             2,254$         2,944Depreciation and amortization:Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$          119$            41$            51$              92$            42$            58$                 160$                151$            311Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International812633596053107146253Intermediates & Derivatives6922234530289181172Refining & Oxyfuels135459545543180107287Technology17661240322378101Other3178(5)(7)4(5)(1)Total$          424$          141$          129$            270$          222$          207$                 565$                558$         1,123EBITDA(R): (a) (b)Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$          274$          216$          198$            414$          492$          505$                 490$             1,195$         1,685Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International15278174252289125230588818Intermediates & Derivatives19656128184243228252599851Refining & Oxyfuels376219714021279373452Technology47142943784461151212Other(32)87280(44)(29)(24)(1)(25)Total EBITDAR6404486221,0701,1981,0851,0882,9053,993                  2010 LCM inventory valuation adjustments--33333332(323)-4242Total excluding 2010 LCM inventory valuation adjustments$          640$          448$          955$         1,403$       1,230$          762$              1,088$             2,947$         4,035Capital, turnarounds and IT deferred spending:Olefins & Polyolefins - Americas$            69$            20$            50$              70$            40$            56$                   89$                146$            235Olefins & Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International594331743243102106208Intermediates & Derivatives755103932127688Refining & Oxyfuels64152237345279108187Technology1023579121931Other435861272330Total21388116204158204301478779Deferred charges included above(74)(1)(3)(4)(5)(4)(75)(12)(87)Capital expenditures(c)$          139$            87$          113$            200$          153$          200$                 226$                466$            692(a)For periods prior to May 1, 2010, Predecessor segment operating income and EBITDAR were determined on a current cost basis. For periods following May 1, 2010, Successor operating income and EBITDA were determined using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.(b)See Table 9 for a reconciliation of total EBITDAR, excluding LCM inventory valuation adjustments, to net income.(c)Deferred IT spending is excluded from capital expenditures for all periods presented. Turnarounds, which are classified as property, plant and equipment from May 1, 2010, were excluded from capital expenditures for periods  prior to May 1, 2010.Table 9 ? Reconciliation of EBITDAR to Net IncomePredecessor2009(Millions of U.S. dollars)Q1Q2Q3Q4YTDSegment EBITDAR: (a)Olefins and Polyolefins - Americas$            20$          207$          272$          244$             743Olefins and Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International(5)10918651341Intermediates and Derivatives148110143134535Refining and Oxyfuels9362107(7)255Technology661016676309   Other68(52)92853Total EBITDAR 3905377835262,236Add:Income (loss) from equity investment(20)22(168)(15)(181)Unrealized foreign exchange (loss) gain1598141(61)193Deduct:Depreciation and amortization(416)(479)(443)(436)(1,774)Impairment charge-(5)-(12)(17)Reorganization items(948)(124)(928)(961)(2,961)Interest expense, net(425)(498)(441)(413)(1,777)Joint venture dividends received(2)(7)(12)(5)(26)Benefit from income taxes432873325601,411Current cost adjustment to inventory(41)1888(36)29Other(2)(2)(3)3(4)LyondellBasell Industries net loss(1,017)(353)(651)(850)(2,871)Less: Net (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interests12126$     (1,016)$         (351)$         (650)$         (848)$         (2,865)(a)For periods prior to May 1, 2010, Predecessor segment operating income and EBITDAR were determined on a current cost basis.  For periods following May 1, 2010, Successor operating income and EBITDA were determined using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.Table 9 ? Reconciliation of EBITDAR to Net Income Predecessor Successor Combined Successor Predecessor Successor Combined 2010April 1 -May 1 -Jan. 1 - May 1 - (Millions of U.S. dollars)Q1April 30June 30Q2Q3Q4April 30Dec. 31YTDSegment EBITDAR: (a)Olefins and Polyolefins - Americas$ 274$    216$ 198$    414$  492$  505$    490$ 1,195$   1,685Olefins and Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, International15278174252289125230588818Intermediates and Derivatives19656128184243228252599851Refining and Oxyfuels376219714021279373452Technology47142943784461151212   Other(32)87280(44)(29)(24)(1)(25)Total EBITDAR 6404486221,0701,1981,0851,0882,9053,993    2010 LCM inventory valuation adjustments--33333332(323)-4242Total EBITDAR excluding 2010 LCM inventory valuation adjustments6404489551,4031,2307621,0882,9474,035Add:Income (loss) from equity investment5529275629308486170Unrealized foreign exchange (loss) gain(202)(62)(14)(76)(7)(1)(264)(22)(286)Gain on sale of Flavors and Fragrances business-----64-6464Deduct:2010 LCM inventory valuation adjustments--(333)(333)(32)323-(42)(42)Depreciation and amortization(424)(141)(129)(270)(222)(207)(565)(558)(1,123)Impairment charge(3)(6)-(6)-(28)(9)(28)(37)Reorganization items2077,803(8)7,795(13)(2)8,010(23)7,987Interest expense, net(409)(299)(120)(419)(186)(222)(708)(528)(1,236)Joint venture dividends received(13)(5)(28)(33)-(6)(18)(34)(52)(Provision for) benefit from income taxes(12)705(28)677(254)220693(62)631Fair value change in warrants--1717(76)(55)-(114)(114)Current cost adjustment to inventory18415-15--199-199Other(15)9817(2)(4)(6)2(4)LyondellBasell Industries net income (loss)88,4963478,8434678748,5041,68810,192Less: Net (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interests258(5)537560767$   10$ 8,554$ 342$ 8,896$  474$  879$ 8,564$ 1,695$ 10,259(a)For periods prior to May 1, 2010, Predecessor segment operating income and EBITDAR were determined on a current cost basis.  For periods following May 1, 2010, Successor operating income and EBITDA were determined using the LIFO method of inventory accounting.Table 10 ? Selected Segment Operating Information 2009Q1Q2Q3Q4YTDOlefins and Polyolefins - AmericasVolumes  (million pounds)Ethylene produced1,9882,0942,0372,0108,129Propylene produced6767317997062,912Polyethylene sold1,1441,3911,4671,4705,472Polypropylene sold5416566066132,416 Benchmark Market PricesWest Texas Intermediate crude oil (USD per barrel)43.3159.7968.2476.1362.09Natural gas (USD per million BTUs)4.223.443.324.163.78U.S. weighted average cost of ethylene production (cents/pound)23.824.623.832.626.2U.S. ethylene (cents/pound)31.531.532.340.533.9U.S. polyethylene [high density] (cents/pound)59.765.069.372.066.5U.S. propylene (cents/pound)24.832.046.248.737.9U.S. polypropylene [homopolymer] (cents/pound)51.558.572.775.064.4Olefins and Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, InternationalVolumes  (million pounds)Ethylene produced7859269248683,503Propylene produced4675675865292,149Polyethylene sold1,1101,2031,1981,3044,815Polypropylene sold1,5261,6701,4291,5316,156 Benchmark Market PricesWestern Europe weighted average cost of ethylene production (euro 0.01 per pound)22.123.322.827.023.8Western Europe ethylene (euro 0.01 per pound)27.031.237.038.333.4Western Europe polyethylene [high density] (euro 0.01 per pound)37.539.947.247.042.9Western Europe propylene (euro 0.01 per pound)20.923.932.033.927.7Western Europe polypropylene [homopolymer] (euro 0.01 per pound)34.335.844.045.239.9Intermediates and DerivativesVolumes  (million pounds)Propylene oxide and derivatives6815767377012,695Ethylene oxide and derivatives2242752992651,063Styrene monomer3945146667172,291Acetyls2904644954331,682TBA Intermediates2902743864311,381Refining and OxyfuelsVolumes Houston Refining crude processing rate (thousands of barrels per day)269231262212244Berre Refinery crude processing rate (thousands of barrels per day)8693848186MTBE/ETBE sales volumes (million gallons)205220243163831Benchmark Market MarginsWTI - 2-1-1 (USD per barrel)9.647.396.254.656.98WTI - Maya  (USD per barrel)4.464.585.036.655.18Urals 4-1-2-1 (USD per barrel)6.965.695.104.525.57MTBE - Northwest Europe (cents per gallon)38.494.469.069.668.0Source: CMAI, Bloomberg, LyondellBasell IndustriesTable 10 ? Selected Segment Operating Information 2010Q1Q2Q3Q4YTDOlefins and Polyolefins - AmericasVolumes  (million pounds)Ethylene produced2,0191,9982,1842,1528,353Propylene produced7557777906953,017Polyethylene sold1,3301,3201,4721,3475,469Polypropylene sold6156706756112,571 Benchmark Market PricesWest Texas Intermediate crude oil (USD per barrel)78.8878.0576.0985.2479.58Natural gas (USD per million BTUs)5.364.044.354.174.48U.S. weighted average cost of ethylene production (cents/pound)34.326.725.233.830.0U.S. ethylene (cents/pound)52.345.638.347.382.2U.S. polyethylene [high density] (cents/pound)83.384.077.783.745.9U.S. propylene (cents/pound)61.563.356.257.359.6U.S. polypropylene [homopolymer] (cents/pound)87.889.882.783.859.6Olefins and Polyolefins - Europe, Asia, InternationalVolumes  (million pounds)Ethylene produced8618429949133,610Propylene produced5095406245602,233Polyethylene sold1,2391,2301,3161,2755,060Polypropylene sold1,5381,7621,8911,8327,023 Benchmark Market PricesWestern Europe weighted average cost of ethylene production (euro 0.01 per pound)28.727.326.535.729.5Western Europe ethylene (euro 0.01 per pound)41.643.743.144.352.5Western Europe polyethylene [high density] (euro 0.01 per pound)51.453.852.452.543.2Western Europe propylene (euro 0.01 per pound)38.945.143.142.657.7Western Europe polypropylene [homopolymer] (euro 0.01 per pound)51.360.360.358.942.4Intermediates and DerivativesVolumes  (million pounds)Propylene oxide and derivatives8697818728603,382Ethylene oxide and derivatives265250206251972Styrene monomer5897808276852,881Acetyls3794394054841,707TBA Intermediates4724704544251,821Refining and OxyfuelsVolumes Houston Refining crude processing rate (thousands of barrels per day)263189261233236Berre Refinery crude processing rate (thousands of barrels per day)7399998088MTBE/ETBE sales volumes (million gallons)189236248218891Benchmark Market MarginsWTI - 2-1-1 (USD per barrel)6.8510.457.678.978.48WTI - Maya  (USD per barrel)8.949.738.519.419.15Urals 4-1-2-1 (USD per barrel)5.917.305.956.646.45MTBE - Northwest Europe (cents per gallon)48.256.044.218.441.7Source: CMAI, Bloomberg, LyondellBasell IndustriesTable 11 ?  Unaudited Income Statement InformationPredecessor2009(Millions of U.S. dollars, except per share data)Q1Q2Q3Q4YTDSales and other operating revenues $       5,900$       7,499$       8,612$       8,817$     30,828Cost of sales5,7927,1587,9568,61029,516Selling, general and administrative expenses 207227199217850Research and development expenses42253840145    Operating income (loss)(141)89419(50)317Income (loss) from equity investments(20)22(168)(15)(181)Interest expense, net(425)(498)(441)(413)(1,777)Other income, net896913625319    Income loss before income taxes and reorganization items(497)(318)(54)(453)(1,322)Reorganization Items(948)(124)(928)(961)(2,961)    Income loss before income taxes(1,445)(442)(982)(1,414)(4,283)Benefit from income taxes(432)(87)(332)(560)(1,411)Loss from continuing operations(1,013)(355)(650)(854)(2,872)Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of tax(4)2(1)41Net loss(1,017)(353)(651)(850)(2,871)Less: Net loss attributable to non-controlling interests12126Net loss attributable to the Company$     (1,016)$        (351)$        (650)$        (848)$     (2,865)Table 11 ?  Unaudited Income Statement Information Predecessor Successor Combined Successor Predecessor Successor Combined 2010April 1 -May 1 -Jan. 1 - May 1 - (Millions of U.S. dollars, except per share data)Q1April 30June 30Q2Q3Q4April 30Dec. 31YTDSales and other operating revenues $       9,755$       3,712$       6,772$      10,484$           10,302$    10,610$          13,467$              27,684$          41,151Cost of sales9,1303,2846,1989,4829,0759,49412,41424,76737,181Selling, general and administrative expenses 21791129220204231308564872Research and development expenses4114233735415599154    Operating income3673234227459888446902,2542,944Income from equity investments5529275629308486170Interest expense, net(409)(299)(120)(419)(186)(222)(708)(528)(1,236)Other income (expense), net(200)(63)54(9)(97)(60)(263)(103)(366)    Income (loss) before income taxes and reorganization items(187)(10)383373734592(197)1,7091,512Reorganization Items2077,803(8)7,795(13)(2)8,010(23)7,987    Income before income taxes207,7933758,1687215907,8131,6869,499Provision for (benefit from) income taxes12(705)28(677)254(220)(693)62(631)Income from continuing operations88,4983478,8454678108,5061,62410,130Income (loss) from discontinued operations, net of tax-(2)-(2)-64(2)6462Net Income88,4963478,8434678748,5041,68810,192Less: Net (income) loss attributable to non-controlling interests258(5)537560767Net income attributable to the Company$            10$       8,554$          342$        8,896$                474$         879$            8,564$                1,695$          10,259Table 12 ? Unaudited Cash Flow InformationPredecessor2009(Millions of U.S. dollars)Q1Q2Q3Q4YTDCash flows from operating activities:Net loss$         (1,017)$                    (353)$          (651)$              (850)$     (2,871)Adjustments:     Depreciation and amortization4164794434361,774     Asset impairments---1717     Amortization of debt-related costs98144136128506     Inventory valuation adjustment55342018127     Equity investments -          Equity (income) loss20(22)16815181          Distributions of earnings 2712526     Deferred income taxes(434)(122)(338)(505)(1,399)     Reorganization-related payments, net(22)(68)(93)(157)(340)Reorganization and fresh-start accounting adjustments, net9481249289612,961Gain on sale of assets8---8     Unrealized foreign currency exchange gains(15)(98)(141)61(193)Changes in assets and liabilities:     Accounts receivable332(470)(79)88(129)     Inventories310140(211)(279)(40)     Accounts payable  (213)193(102)22199Repayment of accounts receivable securitization facility(503)---(503)Prepaid expenses and other current assets(107)(189)54(87)(329)Other, net(449)(90)17(160)(682)          Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities(571)(291)163(88)(787)Cash flows from investing activities:Expenditures for property, plant and equipment(197)(173)(128)(281)(779)Proceeds from insurance claims1656-48120Other828(16)2848          Net cash used in investing activities(173)(89)(144)(205)(611)Cash flows from financing activities:Net borrowings (repayments) under debtor-in-possession facilities and notes2,048270(145)1382,311Net repayments under pre-petition revolving credit facilities(766)---(766)Net borrowings (repayments) under revolving credit facilities and other short-term debts(539)1542598(262)Net repayments under long-term debt(49)(5)(9)(5)(68)Payments of debt and equity issuance costs(93)---(93)Other --(25)4(21)          Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities601419(154)2351,101Effect of exchange rate changes on cash(25)178(3)(3)Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents(168)56(127)(61)(300)Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period858690746619858Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$             690$                     746$           619$               558$         558Table 12 ? Unaudited Cash Flow Information Predecessor Successor Combined Successor Predecessor Successor Combined 2010April 1 -May 1 -Jan. 1 - May 1 - (Millions of U.S. dollars)Q1April 30June 30Q2Q3Q4April 30Dec. 31YTDCash flows from operating activities:Net income$             8$                  8,496$                347$                8,843$               467$                874$             8,504$                   1,688$           10,192Adjustments:     Depreciation and amortization4241411292702222075655581,123     Asset impairments36-6-2892837     Amortization of debt-related costs106201520610830723330     Charge related to payment of debt-----26-2626     Inventory valuation adjustment--33333332(323)-4242     Equity investments --          Equity income(55)(29)(27)(56)(29)(30)(84)(86)(170)          Distributions of earnings 1352833-6183452     Deferred income taxes(15)(595)(3)(598)188(274)(610)(89)(699)     Reorganization-related payments, net(87)(60)(92)(152)(45)(5)(147)(142)(289)Reorganization and fresh-start accounting adjustments, net(207)(7,803)8(7,795)132(8,010)23(7,987) Payment of Claims under Plan of Reorganization-(260)(183)(443)(14)(10)(260)(207)(467)(Gain) loss on sale of assets-4-4-(65)4(65)(61)     Unrealized foreign currency exchange gains2026214767126422286Changes in assets and liabilities:     Accounts receivable(480)(170)139(31)(105)6(650)40(610)     Inventories(384)16567275(90)(368)41(327)     Accounts payable  122127226353(59)177249344593Prepaid expenses and other current assets158(111)(8)(119)158(102)474895Other, net(181)(593)132(461)205292(774)629(145)          Net cash provided by (used in) operating activities(373)(563)1,1045411,125728(936)2,9572,021Cash flows from investing activities:Expenditures for property, plant and equipment(139)(87)(113)(200)(153)(200)(226)(466)(692)Proceeds from sale of assets----154-154154Other12145(4)-13-13          Net cash used in investing activities(127)(86)(109)(195)(157)(46)(213)(312)(525)Cash flows from financing activities:Issuance of Class B common stock-2,800-2,800--2,800-2,800Net borrowings (repayments) under debtor-in-possession facilities and notes522(3,017)-(3,017)--(2,495)-(2,495)Net borrowings (repayments) under revolving credit facilities and other short-term debts(4)36130166(79)(465)32(414)(382)Net borrowings (repayments) under long-term debt(9)3,242-3,242-(778)3,233(778)2,455Payments of debt and equity issuance costs(13)(240)(2)(242)--(253)(2)(255)Other (6)459(9)4(2)-(2)          Net cash provided by (used in) financing activities4902,8251332,958(88)(1,239)3,315(1,194)2,121Effect of exchange rate changes on cash(11)(2)(86)(88)199(53)(13)6047Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents(21)2,1741,0423,2161,079(610)2,1531,5113,664Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period5585372,7115373,7534,8325582,711558Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$         537$                  2,711$             3,753$                3,753$            4,832$             4,222$             2,711$                   4,222$             4,222Table 13 ? Unaudited Balance Sheet Information Predecessor2009(Millions of U.S. dollars)March 31June 30Sept. 30Dec. 31Cash and cash equivalents$            690$             746$                   619$                   558Short-term investments22182111Accounts receivable, net2,7103,2733,3743,287Inventories2,8722,7552,9843,277Prepaid expenses and other current assets9211,2849791,133    Total current assets7,2158,0767,9778,266Property, plant and equipment, net15,37215,35115,29915,152Investments and long-term receivables:    Investment in PO joint ventures             942934943922    Equity investments1,0931,1481,0141,085    Other investments and long-term receivables848590112Intangible assets, net2,3802,2571,9591,861Other assets, net344324361363    Total assets$       27,430$        28,175$              27,643$              27,761Current maturities of long-term debt$       10,483$          9,207$                   501$                   497Short-term debt5,6135,9955,9126,182Accounts payable1,6832,2641,7802,128Accrued liabilities1,4881,3881,3871,390Deferred income taxes235269240170    Total current liabilities19,50219,1239,82010,367Long-term debt304302307305Other liabilities1,5171,4061,4331,361Deferred income taxes2,7452,7062,4722,081Liabilities subject to compromise10,46612,01921,63622,494Stockholders' deficit (7,221)(7,502)(8,149)(8,976)Non-controlling interests117121124129    Total liabilities and stockholders'  deficit$       27,430$        28,175$              27,643$              27,761Table 13 ? Unaudited Balance Sheet Information Predecessor Successor March 31, June 30, Sept. 30,Dec. 31, (Millions of U.S. dollars)2010201020102010Cash and cash equivalents$                     537$              3,753$              4,832$               4,222Short-term investments2---Accounts receivable, net3,6423,5333,8003,834Inventories3,5904,3724,4124,824Prepaid expenses and other current assets9461,0298991,000    Total current assets8,71712,68713,94313,880Property, plant and equipment, net14,6876,8397,2167,190Investments and long-term receivables:    Investment in PO joint ventures             880434447437    Equity investments1,1251,5071,5821,500    Other investments and long-term receivables90775467Goodwill-1,0611,105895Intangible assets, net1,7481,4271,4111,360Other assets, net338257272273    Total assets$                27,585$            24,289$            26,030$             25,602Current maturities of long-term debt$                     487$                     8$                     8$                      4Short-term debt6,67555751842Accounts payable2,2132,5262,5622,761Accrued liabilities1,2201,1991,5131,705Deferred income taxes163444446244    Total current liabilities10,7584,7345,0474,756Long-term debt3046,7456,7996,036Other liabilities1,3172,0132,0862,183Deferred income taxes2,0128671,155923Liabilities subject to compromise22,058---Stockholders' equity (8,975)9,86810,88211,643Non-controlling interests111626161    Total liabilities and stockholders' equity$                27,585$            24,289$            26,030$             25,602SOURCE LyondellBasellFor further information: Media, David Harpole, +1-713-309-4125, or Investors, Doug Pike, +1-713-309-4590, both of LyondellBasell