BP Chemicals Limited

European Acetyls & Hull Research & Technology Centre
BP Chemicals, Saltend, Hedon, Hull, East Yorkshire HU12 8DS

BP’s Acetyls site at Saltend, near Hull, is one of the region's biggest industries. As part of the Petrochemicals performance unit, we play an important role in the global chemical industry. The products we make are key to the manufacture of items ranging from plastic drink bottles to clothing, and are also found in foods, paints, inks, painkillers and lipstick. Our products are a part of improving the quality of everyday life.

Hull is also home to one of BP's main global research and technology centres (HRTC) which has a crucial role to play in the development of new technologies as well as supporting existing production sites around the world. Proprietary R&D programmes include the potential to build new conversion businesses and manufacture clean transportation fuels and products.

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