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2018

February

The operation of the joint venture – Kraton Formosa Polymers Corporation.

July

FPCC re-invested in and established NKFG.

November

Refining Department was selected to be the 2018 Excellence Business for Energy Conservation of the Industrial Group by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

2017

April

FPCC re-invested in and established FG INC and FG LA LLC in the US.

November

No. 2 Olefins Cracker received the 2017 Excellent Business Award from the Industrial Development Bureau of the Ministry
of Economic Affairs in the Competition of Industrial Greenhouse Gas Voluntary Reduction.
FPCC won the Award of Top 50 Business Sustainability Report the Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy.

2016

January

Idemitsu Formosa Specialty Chemicals Corporation was established as a joint venture between FPCC and Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.

April

No.2 Olefins Cracker was selected to be the 2016 Excellence Business of Energy Conservation Award of the Industrial Category, awarded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

July

FPCC was awarded the 2015 Golden Trade Award for the Best Trading Contribution by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

November

Refining Department was selected to be the 2016 Excellence Business for Energy Conservation of the Industrial Group by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

2015

July

FPCC was awarded the 2014 Golden Trade Award for the Best Exporters and Importers by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

November

No. 2 and No. 3 Naphtha Crackers received the 2015 Excellent Business Award from the Industrial Development Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs in the Competition of Industrial Greenhouse Gas Voluntary Reduction.

2014

July

FPCC was awarded the 2013 Golden Trade Award for the Best Trading Contribution by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

November

The operation of the Isoprene Plant in the Olefin Department officially commenced.

November

No. 2 Naphtha Cracker was selected to be the 2014 Excellence Business for Energy Conservation of the Industrial Group by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

December

Refining Department was selected to be the 2014 Excellence Business of Energy Conservation Award of the Industrial Category, by the Water Resources Agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

2013

January

The T-5060/T-5061 storage tank foundation project of the Isoprene Plant won the third place in the 2012 Excellent Site Evaluation held by the Environmental Protection Bureau, Yunlin County.

March

Formosa Plastics Chemical Co., Ltd. was established as a joint venture between FPCC and Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.

July

Formosa Falkor Engineering Corporation was established as a joint venture between FPCC and Taiwan Falkor Engineering Services.

August

FPCC was awarded the 2012 Golden Trade Award for the Best Exporters and Importers by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

November

No. 3 Naphtha Cracker received Excellent Business Award from the Industrial Development Bureau of the Ministry of Economic Affairs in the Competition of Industrial Greenhouse Gas Voluntary Reduction in 2013.

December

No. 3 Naphtha Cracker was selected to be the 2013 Excellence Business of Energy Conservation Award of the Industrial Category, awarded by the Water Resources Agency of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.

2012

August

Received Award for International Trade by Ministry of Economics.

December

No. 2 Naphtha Cracker received Ministry of Economics’ award for Water Conservation Reduction.

2011

August

Received Award for International Trade by Ministry of Economics.

2010

August

Received Award for International Trade by Ministry of Economics.

2009

August

Received Award for International Trade by Ministry of Economics.

2008

January

Officially export gasoil sulfur content 10ppm.

2007

January

Began supplying jet fuel at Taipei Shongshan Airport.

May

Construction of No. 3 Naphtha Cracker with ethylene nameplate capacity of 1.2 million MTY completed and began commercial operation.

September

Underground pipeline connecting Mailiao Industrial Complex to Taipei Port completed and began transporting petroleum product.

November

Monthly refining capacity reached 524,000 barrels day, setting a historical record.

2006

March

Ministry of Economics pronounced Formosa Petrochemical as the national leading exporter based on monetary value.

August

Invested in FPCC USA, INC. to develop upstream E&P work.

2005

November

Received CNLA certification for LPG product.

December

No. 2 Naphtha Cracker single day cracking volume up to 3,493 ton, highest since commissioning.

2004

February

Received license to operate for the 18 gas stations on Chungshan Freeway.

February

Issued USD$ 250 million convertible/exchangeable notes.

September

Received Ministry of Economics’ award for Energy Conservation Excellence for 2004.

2003

December

Initial public offering completed and listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange.

2002

August

Formosa Petrochemical’s jet fuel formally offered in Taoyuan International Airport.

November

Capacity de-bottlenecking of No.1 naphtha cracking plant was completed, increasing the plant’s ethylene nameplate capacity from 450,000 MTY to 700,000 MTY.

2000

March

Phase 1 refinery, with a nameplate processing capacity of 150,000 barrels of crude oil per day, was completed. Commercial production of LPG, naphtha, kerosene, gasoil, and various heavy petroleum products began.

September

Formosa Petrochemical’s gasoline and low-sulfur diesel formally marketed in the domestic market. Formosa Petrochemical becomes the first private petroleum product supplier in Taiwan.

October

Construction of No. 2 Naphtha Cracker, with ethylene nameplate capacity of 90,000 MTY, completed and commercial operations began.

December

On December 23, 2000, Mailiao Industrial Port became the first harbor in Taiwan to dock a 26 metric ton VLCC.

1999

February

To facilitate petroleum and chemical product transportation needs, Formosa Petrochemical Transportation Corporation was joint-invested with Formosa Plastics Corporation and established.

February

Construction on No. 1 naphtha cracking plant, with ethylene nameplate capacity of 450,000 MTY, was completed and commercial operation began.

December

The first million tons of crude cargo arrived in Mailiao Harbor and successfully unloaded the cargo in 15 days.

1997

December

Construction of co-generation plant (utility plant No.1) was completed and commercial operations began.

1994

July

Construction of the No. 6 Naphtha Cracker Complex commenced.

1992

April

Formosa Petrochemical was established through a joint investments of NT$ 15 billion from Formosa Plastics, Nan Ya Plastics, Formosa Chemicals & Fibre, Formosa Taffeta, and Formosa Heavy Industries.