Oil and Gas


Clariant participates in German Kopernikus initiative for advancing renewable energy

Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers (LOHC) technology to store hydrogen produced from renewable energies. (Photo: Hydrogenious Technologies GmbH)Munich, July 25, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced that its Catalysts business is participating in the Kopernikus technology initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The aim of the major cross-industry program is to promote the switch to renewable energy. Of the four main Kopernikus projects, Clariant is contributing to the “Power-to-X” project by designing catalysts tailored for the LOHC (Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers) technology.

Clariant Catalysts expands in China with opening of new office in Yinchuan

ClariantMunich, July 18, 2017 – Clariant, a world leading company in specialty chemicals, today announced the opening of a new office for its Catalysts business in Yinchuan city, capital of the Ningxia Hui autonomous region in China. With the new branch, Clariant becomes the first multinational catalyst provider based in northwest China, a region that is home to a majority of the nation’s coal-to-chemicals producers as well as numerous syngas and polyolefin companies.

Clariant’s EnviCat® VOC catalyst: the efficient solution for clean energy and air

Clariant EnviCat® Catalyst ceramic honeycomb. (Photo: Clariant)Munich, July 13, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is among the foremost suppliers of catalysts for off-gas purification. The company combines high-performance EnviCat catalysts with 40 years of global expertise in catalytic air and gas purification to offer highly effective solutions for the market. Based on the technique of catalytic oxidation, EnviCat VOC effectively removes harmful volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and carbon monoxide while reducing the energy consumption of thermal units by up to 40%. The catalyst is suitable for numerous industries that emit VOCs, such as the chemicals, food, printing, and energy production sectors.

Clariant launches non-triazine H₂S scavenger SCAVINATOR™

Clariant’s new SCAVINATOR™ non-triazine H2S scavenger increases overall production with less downtime due to its best-in-class solids control and reduced potential for mineral scaling. (Photo: Clariant)Houston, TX, June 28, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, introduces an alternative to triazine H2S scavenger chemistry with substantial benefits for oil producers. New SCAVINATOR increases overall production with less downtime due to its best-in-class solids control and reduced potential for mineral scaling.

Clariant highlights sustainability- and efficiency-focused gas processing adsorbents at GPA GCC 2017

ClariantMunich, May 9, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, presents new additions to its reliable and value based Gas Processing catalysts and absorbents at the Gas Processors Association (GPA) GCC 25th Annual Technical Conference in Abu Dhabi.

Clariant launches PolyMax® 850 catalyst for more profitable and sustainable fuel upgrading

PolyMax® 850: high-performance and sustainable catalyst for petroleum refineries.)Munich, March 21, 2017 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the launch of PolyMax 850, a high-performance, sustainable catalyst for petroleum refineries. The new phosphoric acid catalyst increases polygasoline, nonene and tetramer yields at lower operating temperatures, thus reducing costs and boosting productivity. Compared to previous generations of the PolyMax series, the new catalyst offers an even longer service life, helping to minimize waste in the fuel upgrading process.

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