The chemical industry comprises the companies that produce industrial chemicals. Central to the modern world economy, it converts raw materials (oil, natural gas, air, water, metal, fibres, paints, pharmaceutical ingredients and minerals) into more than 70,000 different products.

There are over

Employed in this sector in the Humber

Phillips66 supplies enough petroleum products to keep

on the road each day

Did You Know?


2 major oil refineries in the region provide 27% of the UK’s oil refinery production

The Humber area has

Power Stations


Phillips66 Refinery supplies 20% of all UK petroleum products

The Humber has the UK’s 2nd largest chemical cluster with eight world-class chemicals and green energy businesses being housed on the banks of the Humber at Salt End Chemicals Park.