Oil and Gas


INEOS selects Clariant’s CATOFIN® catalysts for Europe’s largest propane dehydrogenation plant 

Clariant’s CATOFIN catalyst. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announced today that it was awarded a long-term supply contract by INEOS to supply CATOFIN catalysts and Heat Generating Material (HGM) for a major propane dehydrogenation plant to be constructed in Europe. Scheduled for completion in 2023, the facility is designed to produce 750,000 metric tons of propylene annually, which will make it the largest propane dehydrogenation plant in Europe.

Clariant upgrades facility in Midland, Texas, to significantly strengthen R&D capabilities and expand support to oil services customers 

Clariant upgrades Midland facility, significantly strengthening oilfield services support to Permian Basin operators. 
(Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the inauguration of a new state-of-the-art laboratory at its facility in Midland, Texas. This capital investment upgraded several key infrastructure elements of the operations center. Most prominent is the state-of-the-art laboratory, which is Clariant Oil Services fourth Regional Technical Laboratory in North America. The laboratory has almost doubled in size and is now equipped with industry-leading research and automation equipment. As such, it will increase sample activity undertaken for regional Permian Basin oil and gas producers by up to 45 percent over the pre-existing test center.

Clariant lanza tecnología innovadora que reduce hasta un 75% el volumen de químicos empleados para la separación de fluidos en E&P 

Eficiencia de PHASETREAT WET fue probada en operadora offshore en Brasil. (Fotografía: Clariant)Clariant, una de las empresas líderes mundiales en especialidades químicas, hará este lunes (24) el lanzamiento de la tecnología PHASETREAT WET, durante la Rio Oil & Gas 2018, realizada en Río de Janeiro. La molécula, desarrollada en el centro de investigación de Clariant, en Brasil, reduce hasta un 75% el volumen de químicos necesarios para la separación de fluidos en las actividades de exploración y producción (E&P) de petróleo, tanto onshore como offshore, garantizando ventajas en logística y menor exposición a riesgos operativos.

Clariant’s MegaMax® 800 catalyst: Impressive start at CNOOC methanol plant in China 

Methanol Production Plant of CNOOC Kingboard Chemical Co Ltd. 
(Photo: CNOOC Kingboard Chemical Ltd)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the successful start-up of its MegaMax 800 methanol synthesis catalyst at China National Offshore Oil Corporation’s (CNOOC) China BlueChemical methanol plant in Hainan province.

Clariant enhances capabilities at Clinton, Oklahoma facility 

Clariant enhances capabilities at Clinton, Oklahoma facility. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, will be hosting a Grand Opening Event for their new facilities based in Clinton, Oklahoma, today. The site, for which Clariant has made a significant investment, is a strategic location to support the growing oil and gas industry within the Mid-Continental (Mid-Con) region with a focus on the STACK and SCOOP.

Clariant extends EnviCat® catalyst portfolio to offer extruded SCR NOx solution for chemical and industrial applications 

Clariant extends EnviCat catalyst portfolio to offer extruded SCR NOx solution. (Photo: Clariant)Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, today announced the expansion of its EnviCat series of catalysts to include a high-performance solution for selective catalytic reduction (SCR) to combat nitrogen oxides (NOx).

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