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LyondellBasell Declares Special Dividend and Interim Dividend

Monday, November 19, 2012

LyondellBasell Declares Special Dividend and Interim Dividend09:00 EST Monday, November 19, 2012ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) today announced that its Management Board has declared a special dividend of $2.75 per share payable Dec. 11, 2012 to shareholders of record on Nov. 19, 2012, and an interim dividend of $0.40 per share payable Dec. 11, 2012 to shareholders of record on Nov. 19, 2012.  The company announced on Oct. 26 that its Supervisory Board had authorized the Management Board to declare the special dividend and announced on Nov. 6 that the Supervisory Board had authorized the Management Board to declare the interim dividend.LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world's largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500 Index.  LyondellBasell (www.lyondellbasell.com) 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.  SOURCE LyondellBasell IndustriesFor further information: Media, David A. Harpole, +1-713-309-4125, Investors, Douglas J. Pike, +1-713-309-7141