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LyondellBasell Declares Special Dividend; Quarterly Dividend

Friday, November 25, 2011

LyondellBasell Declares Special Dividend; Quarterly Dividend09:00 EST Friday, November 25, 2011ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that its Management Board has declared a special dividend of $4.50 per share payable on Dec. 16, 2011 to shareholders of record on Nov. 25, 2011.  The Management Board also declared an interim dividend of $0.25 per share payable on Dec. 16, 2011 to shareholders of record on Nov. 25, 2011.The company announced on Nov. 14, 2011 that its Supervisory Board had authorized the Management Board to declare these dividends.LyondellBasell (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 parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.  More information about LyondellBasell can be found at www.lyondellbasell.com.Media Contact:David A. Harpole +1 713-309-4125 Investor Contact:Douglas J. Pike +1 713-309-7141SOURCE LyondellBasell Industries