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FCC Refining 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. We provide FCC innovations to maximize production of highly-valued petrochemicals and fuels for your unit’s unique needs.

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future.

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Aside from reliable supply of catalyst and adsorbents, these comprehensive solutions include service, process optimization, and technical support that help to maximize your feedstock value, meet your sustainability and environmental goals, and enable production of high quality fuels and petrochemicals.

What's New

  • BASF introduces Fourtune FCC catalyst for maximizing butylene selectivity over propylene. Read more.
  • BASF introduces Altrium, a coke selective FCC catalyst for flexible feeds to increase fuels yields. Read more.
  • BASF introduces ZEAL, an FCC additive to address refineries olefin demands. Read more.
  • BASF introduces ValorTM technology FCC catalyst technology. Read more.

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BASF looks forward to meeting you in 2021 at one of our industry conferences.

2021 EMEA Industry Conferences Date Location
ME-TECH 2021 February 15-17 Virtual
Petrochemical and Refining Congress: Russia & CIS September 20-21 St. Petersburg, Russia
ERTC: ATE 2021 October 19-21 Antwerp, Belgium
Lukoil Conference October TBD
ERTC 2021 November 15-18 Madrid, Spain
2021 NA & SA Industry Conferences Date Location
AFPM Annual Meeting 2021 April 13-15 San Antonio, Texas
RefComm May 10-14 Galvenston, Texas
IRPC Americas 2021 June TBD
LARTC 2021 September 21 Columbia
AFPM Summit October 5-7 New Orleans, Louisiana
2021 Asia Industry Conferences Date Location
ARTC May 24 Singapore
10th Refining and Petrochemical Industry Technology Development Seminar September 1 China
Refining & Petrochemical Technology Meet (RPTM) TBD India
FCC Catalysts

FCC Catalysts

BASF is a pioneer in innovative catalysts for the petroleum refining industry. Whatever your refinery’s specific needs, BASF can provide a catalyst solution to meet them.

FCC Co-Catalysts

FCC Co-Catalysts

Co-catalysts combine the technology of BASF catalysts with the flexibility of additives giving refiners the power to capture the economic advantage.

FCC Additives

FCC Additives

Additives allow refiners to optimize product selectivities and cost-effectively reach environmental regulations without a large catalyst overhaul.

FCC Technologies

FCC Technologies

BASF develops innovative technologies as the basis for our FCC Refining Catalysts portfolio.

FCC Technical Services

FCC Technical Services

Our experts and technical teams work to understand each individual refinery meaning tailored and timely assistance.



BASF provides solutions for industry problems by focusing on innovation opportunities. Below are some examples of how BASF’s technology helps refiners reach optimal performance.