KOREA PETROCHEMICAL IND. CO., LTD. is a Korea-based company engaged in the manufacture and distribution of petrochemicals. The Company operates its business through two segments. Petrochemicals Segment is mainly engaged in the manufacture of synthetic resins, including propylene (PP) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE), which are used for pipes, wiring tubes, containers, household appliances, fishing nets, films and others, as well as by-products, which are used for adhesives, asphalt modifiers, coating materials and others. Industrial Gases Segment is mainly engaged in the provision of industrial gases, such as nitrogen, oxygen, argon and others. The Company distributes its petrochemicals within domestic market and to overseas markets.