Did you know there can be 5x more air pollution inside your house than outside of it? Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) refers to the air quality within and around buildings and structures, especially as it relates to the health and comfort of building occupants. Understanding and controlling common pollutants indoors can help reduce risk of indoor health concerns. BASF offers the widest portfolio of adsorbent technologies for a broad spectrum of applications in industries such as refining, petrochemical, chemical, and gas processing. The BASF portfolio includes proprietary alumina, silica, alumino-silica gels and a broad line of base metal oxide guard bed materials, including the PuriStar family. At BASF, our Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst and additive offerings together with our expert technical services build the right solution to create value within any unit’s constraints. The increasing demand for energy and resources is what drives us to develop more sustainable solutions, while addressing the need for energy efficiency and conservation. We partner with those who share our commitment to a healthier, more natural and more affordable future for energy and resources. We are constantly improving the quality and reliability of our products, and strive for even greater efficiency and productivity. BASF Natural Gas experts have a diverse portfolio of products to custom design a solution and help you meet your Natural Gas treatment needs. BASF has been serving the natural gas treatment market for over 60 years. With more than 150 years of experience in metal sourcing, trading, and hedging, we’ve built tangible results for our industrial customers. With more than 100 years of experience in recycling materials, BASF’s end-to-end recycling program is known and trusted around the globe. As a leader in precious-metal thermocouples for many years, BASF recently applied its technological expertise to optical-based temperature measurement. BASF Sorbead® Air adsorbents are alumino silicate gels in the form of hard, spherical beads. They are essential in removing water from compressed air so that the efficiency of chemical processes is not compromised. Sorbead® Air is the most energy saving and environmentally friendly adsorbent available for the air compression industry. Innovative, step-change technology with dual-purpose performance: removal of heavy hydrocarbons and water to cryogenic specifications in a single unit. Find the latest news and media information for BASF’s Catalysts division, headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey, USA, the world’s leading supplier of environmental and process catalysts.
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Oil & Gas

BASF is well-positioned to ensure reliable supplies within the oil and gas industries.

We offer a wide range of performance chemicals to every application sector within the oilfield: drilling, cementing, stimulation, and production. Our solutions act as enablers for our customers to achieve maximum results in their oilfield operations.

And with nearly 50 years of experience, BASF offers its customers efficient solutions for the treatment of various gases such as natural gas, synthesis gas, and biogas. Worldwide, these solutions have been proven and demonstrated in more than 400 reference plants.

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When it comes to drilling, cementing, stimulation, and production, BASF offers one of the most comprehensive chemical portfolios in the industry. Our proven strengths are in innovative, sustainable solutions with consistent product quality. Best-in-class, well-site operations are essential to maximize recovery of oil and gas reserves while minimizing environmental impact. Specialty chemicals that bring unique capabilities and functionality are integral to this goal.

And as one of the worldwide leading companies in the field of gas treatment, we are the preferred partner for complex new gas plants. BASF´s proven gas treatment technologies boast 400 references around the globe, from North Africa to the Arctic Circle, and include the world´s largest gas-treatment units. Under the OASE® brand, BASF provides customized, technologically superior, gas-treatment technologies. Production and storage facilities in the Americas, Europe, and Asia ensure high reliability of delivery and supply of quality solvents worldwide.

Areas of Oil & Gas

BASF develops catalysts in multiple sub-industries. Choose your industry to learn more about our offerings and expertise in that area.

Chemical Catalysts

As the global leader in chemical catalysts, BASF develops cutting-edge catalyst chemistry with our customers’ needs in mind.

Compressed Air Drying

BASF Sorbead® Air are essential in removing water from compressed air so that the efficiency of chemical processes is not compromised. Sorbead® Air is the most energy saving and environmentally friendly adsorbent available for the air compression industry.

Refinery Catalysts

At BASF, our Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) catalyst and additive offerings together with our expert technical services build the right solution to create value within any unit’s constraints.

Natural Gas Treatment Solutions

BASF Natural Gas experts have a diverse portfolio of products to custom design a solution and help you meet your Natural Gas treatment needs.

Olefin Purification

BASF is a leading supplier of adsorbents to a wide range of industries and this for more than 50 years. A special focus lies with those industries that generate, recover, and use olefins, and for which BASF offers products under the title of Olefin Purification.

Petrochemical Catalysts

We offer a broad range of proprietary base metal and precious metal catalysts, as well as base metal oxides for several chemical and petrochemical processes.

Sulfur Recovery

BASF offers superior catalysts and proven technologies for high sulfur recovery to achieve the desired performance and to meet environmental requirements for sulfur emissions.

Products

Browse our products to view technical details and learn how they benefit your process.

PuriStar® R3-15S

BASF PuriStar R3-15S is an adsorbent specifically developed for the removal of mercury components from different streams.

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Selexsorb® AS

BASF Selexsorb® AS is a smooth, alumina-based spherical adsorbent impregnated with a promoter to provide optimum adsorption capacity for arsine, phosphine and stibine.

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Sorbead® Air R

Sorbead® Air R is an alumino-silicate gel in our line of highly efficient adsorbents ideally suited for the compressed air market.

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Recent News & Media

BASF Catalysts | ISO C4 Plant

Mar 22, 2021

Innovative, sustainable technology developed by BASF and OMV: New ISO C4 plant in Burghausen/Germany starts production

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BASF Catalysts | Fourtune Press Release

Oct 29, 2020

BASF wins “Best Catalyst Technology” for Fourtune at the 2020 HP Awards

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Sep 28, 2020

BASF announces series of new product innovations in its selective hydrogenation catalysts portfolio

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Datasheets and Brochures

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0.1% Pd/AS R5279

R5279 is used for the removal of hydrogen by reaction with oxygen (De-oxo reaction).

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0.3% Pd/AS R4578

DeOxo DS3 / R 4578 is a catalyst in the form of spheres with a nominal diameter of 2.4 – 4 mm and with Palladium as active component. The lower surface alumina carrier has been carefully chosen for providing optimum activity and high selectivity.

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0.3% Pd/AS R5280

R5280 is used for the removal of hydrogen by reaction with oxygen (De-oxo reaction).

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0.3% Pt /AT Selectoxo R4754

Selectoxo is a catalyst in the form of tablets with a nominal size of 3 x 3 mm and with Platinum as active component. In addition, a promoter modifies the activity of the Pt to allow for selective conversion of CO in the presence of H2.

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0.3% Pt/AS R4758

BASF DeOxo RS / R4758 is a uniform grey alumina sphere used for safely removing H2 from CO2 in front of Urea units.

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