Petrochemical & Refining Catalysts

Creating Performance Technology® for Petrochemicals


Cutting-edge catalyst technology serving the most challenging applications

Clariant provides tailor-made solutions for the main petrochemical building blocks, such as ethylene, propylene, butadiene and styrene. These catalysts deliver the excellent performance required to succeed in this highly competitive industry. The Houdry® propane dehydrogenation and methanol-to-propylene (MTP) catalysts are leading in the field of on-purpose olefin production. Clariant also offers a portfolio of catalysts for producing various grades of polypropylene and for aromatics production. Innovative products for refinery applications improve and upgrade fuel properties and they provide solutions for sulfur, chlorine, arsenic and mercury removal.

Process Range

  • Polypropylene Production

    Polypropylene manufacturing catalysts more

  • Ethylene and Derivatives

    Clariant’s selective hydrogenation OleMax catalysts Series maximize the production of high-value olefins. We offer catalysts with outstanding performance for all catalytic purification units of steam crackers. The strength of Clariant’s selective hydrogenation catalyst technology grows from our roots in Süd-Chemie, a leader in this market since the early 1960s. Since 1983, Clariant offers OxyMax catalysts series’ solutions for the production of Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) in all fluid bed process condition. H2MAX catalysts plays an essential role in the purification of Terephthalic Acid (PTA) providing high palladium retention. more

  • On-purpose Propylene

    Catalysts for on-purpose propylene production more

  • Fuel Upgrading

    Catalysts for Fuel Upgrading and Purification more

  • Zeolite Powders

    Specialty zeolites and zeolite-based catalysts more

  • Custom Catalysts

    Custom-made catalysts to meet individual needs more

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