Clariant Oil and Mining Services opens global headquarters in Houston
HOUSTON -- Specialty chemicals company Clariant today announced the opening of the new global headquarters for its Oil and Mining Services (OMS) business unit in The Woodlands, Texas.
The campus includes the global Oil Services Center of Excellence, a regional Mining technology center, and a customer and employee training facility. The facility, which houses more than 100 offices, will serve all three parts of the OMS operations – Oil Services, Refinery Services and Mining Solutions.
The campus will include two state-of-the art technical centers, one for Oil and Refinery Services, and the other for Mining. The Oil and Refinery Services technical center features robust capabilities focused on deepwater, flow assurance, well service additives, and pipeline cleaning and integrity chemical solutions. The new Mining technical center, equipped with a two-story flotation column, will focus on flotation chemicals, emulsifiers for explosives and fertilizer additives.
At a ceremony held to announce the opening of the new facilities, speakers included: John Dunne, senior V.P. and general manager of OMS for Clariant; Mathias Lütgendorf, a member of Clariant’s executive committee; Ken Golder, president, CEO and CFO for Clariant Corporation, and head of the North American region; and Texas House Member Steve Toth, whose district encompasses The Woodlands.