Search for Ineos Group Ltd and
    1. October 13, 2014

      Ineos extends interest in Scottish shale with second licence

      Ineos has bought a majority stake in a second shale gas exploration licence in Scotland, extending its interests in the...

    2. October 9, 2014

      America’s economy is cooking on shale

      This winter Jim Ratcliffe, the British billionaire founder of Ineos, the chemicals group, is trying to spark a local shale...

    1. August 18, 2014

      Ineos licence purchase from BG in move into shale exploration

      Ineos has made a first move into shale gas exploration by purchasing part of a licence in Scotland covering the area around...

    2. July 17, 2014

      JR stars for Grangemouth but industry drama drags on

      It was counterintuitive for Timothy Dexter, the 18th-century entrepreneur, to carry coals to Newcastle. But his cargo...

    3. July 17, 2014

      Ineos secures £230m UK government backing to expand Grangemouth

      Ineos has received a government loan guarantee to build Europe’s largest ethane storage tank at Grangemouth, offering a...

    4. June 30, 2014

      Ineos to buy out BASF stake in Styrolution

      Ineos has agreed to buy out rival German chemical group BASF’s 50 per cent stake in its styrene plastics joint venture for...

    5. March 29, 2014

      Terms unveiled for review into union dispute tactics

      Ministers have announced revised terms for a much-delayed and heavily diluted inquiry into alleged union intimidation in...

    6. March 20, 2014

      Ineos caught in Chinese intellectual property web

      British petrochemicals group Ineos will have an uphill battle attempting to enforce its intellectual property rights claims...

    7. March 20, 2014

      Ineos pits itself against Sinopec in intellectual property claim

      Ineos has set itself on a collision course with Sinopec by claiming that the state-controlled Chinese petrochemicals group...

    8. March 20, 2014

      Ratcliffe’s Chinese IPR fight betokens a rapprochement

      Towering chemicals tycoon Jim Ratcliffe cannot be accused of picking fights with littler adversaries. His latest beef is...

    9. Westminster Blog

      March 11, 2014

      What has happened to David Cameron’s review into “trade union tactics”?

      The massive industrial dispute at Grangemouth refinery in Scotland last autumn prompted David Cameron to launch an inquiry...

    10. February 12, 2014

      Osborne set to freeze tax on fossil fuels

      George Osborne is preparing to freeze a tax on fossil fuels used to generate electricity for up to four years in response to...

    11. February 7, 2014

      Jim Ratcliffe

      A cup of coffee at the favourite café of Britain’s most successful postwar industrialist will set you back only SFr2.70...

    12. December 9, 2013

      US shale revolution puts squeeze on European chemicals groups

      The US shale gas revolution is forcing a redoubling of efforts by European chemical producers to move away from low-margin...

    13. December 2, 2013

      Shale gas to transform Grangemouth’s fortunes

      The Grangemouth petrochemical plant – scene of a bitter dispute between owner Ineos and the Unite union – will be profitable...

    14. December 1, 2013

      Industry near ‘crisis point’ over green taxes

      British industry has warned that green taxes are pushing it to “crisis point” even as George Osborne prepares to cut...

    15. November 17, 2013

      Blacklist groups in £100,000 payouts

      Thousands of construction workers on an industry blacklist have been offered compensation payouts of up to £100,000 each,...

    16. November 13, 2013

      Moody’s warns Ineos over financial exposure to Grangemouth

      Ineos has been warned over its continuing financial exposure to the lossmaking Grangemouth petrochemical plant, despite...

    17. November 5, 2013

      Brussels to probe Ineos-Solvay deal

      Brussels is launching an full antitrust probe into a joint venture between Solvay and Ineos, two of Europe’s biggest...

    18. November 4, 2013

      Britain’s half-love for German model

      Few things better illustrate Britain’s deep yet frustrated admiration for the German way than the dispute at Grangemouth in...

    19. October 31, 2013

      Unite leader says union ‘not cowed’ by Grangemouth defeat

      The leader of Britain’s biggest union has warned it would not be “cowed” by its defeat at the Grangemouth petrochemicals...

    20. October 28, 2013

      Expect calls for bigger pay rises if recovery picks up, says TUC

      Workers will demand higher pay rises if the recovery gathers pace the Trades Union Congress warned, as union leaders tried...

    21. October 28, 2013

      Grangemouth union official resigns

      The Labour party and union official at the centre of this month’s Grangemouth industrial dispute has resigned from his job...

    22. October 28, 2013

      A €15,000 bathtub? Hair shirts fit better

      There was something familiar about reports that a German cleric dubbed “the bishop of bling” had spent €15,000 on a bathtub...

    23. October 27, 2013

      Grangemouth clash leaves cracks in the foundation of a community

      With its sprawling hectares of brightly twinkling crackers, cooling towers and chimneys, the Grangemouth refinery and...

    24. October 25, 2013

      Grangemouth chief calls for industrial policy overhaul

      Fresh from a crushing victory over the Unite union at Scotland’s largest industrial complex, Jim Ratcliffe, chairman and...

    25. October 25, 2013

      Ineos reverses decision to close Grangemouth

      Ineos has reversed a decision to close the petrochemical plant at Grangemouth, after the Unite union caved in to the owner’s...

    26. FT Alphaville

      October 25, 2013

      The 6am London Cut

      Markets: Asian bourses failed to extend the momentum seen in the US, as concerns of a liquidity squeeze in China continued...

    27. October 25, 2013

      Officials say Grangemouth closure will not lead to fuel shortages

      Government officials are scrambling to reassure motorists that the shutdown of Grangemouth refinery will not lead to fuel...

    28. October 24, 2013

      Unite chief denies union was humiliated by Grangemouth retreat

      As Unite climbed down and embraced a previously rejected survival plan to try to save the Grangemouth petrochemicals plant,...

    29. October 24, 2013

      Old wound threatens to reopen at Grangemouth

      As bosses and union leaders resume talks over Grangemouth petrochemical plant, an old sore is in danger of reopening on...

    30. October 24, 2013

      Grangemouth future uncertain despite union climbdown

      The future of the Grangemouth refinery and petrochemical plant was hanging in the balance on Thursday night despite the...

    31. October 23, 2013

      Last-ditch scramble to save Grangemouth

      Ministers in the Scottish and UK governments were scrambling to save Scotland’s most important industrial complex after the...

    32. October 23, 2013

      Petrochemicals sector feels the pressure

      The closure of Grangemouth, the Ineos-owned petrochemicals plant in Scotland, has been a long time coming. The facility,...

    33. October 23, 2013

      Q&A: Why does Grangemouth matter?

      Ineos said on Wednesday it would close its petrochemical plant in Grangemouth, and the future of Scotland’s only refinery...

    34. October 23, 2013

      Grangemouth steeped in Scotland’s oil history

      Ineos’s plan to close its Grangemouth petrochemical plant with the loss of more than 800 jobs – and review the future of the...

    35. October 23, 2013

      Ineos’s Grangemouth move a poor reflection on UK manufacturing

      It would be comforting to believe that the impending closure of the Grangemouth petrochemicals plant is the result of an...

    36. October 22, 2013

      Scotland seeks buyers for Grangemouth

      Scotland’s government has launched a search for potential buyers of the Grangemouth refinery, ramping up pressure on its...

    37. October 22, 2013

      Scotland politicians seek buyer for Grangemouth refinery

      Top Scottish politicians have been talking to potential buyers for a refinery and petrochemicals complex that is at the...

    38. October 21, 2013

      Workers reject Ineos demands at Grangemouth

      Two-thirds of Unite union members at the shuttered Grangemouth complex have refused demands from owner Ineos to accept...

    Search for Ineos Group Ltd and