Shell Catalysts & Technologies and Braskem agree to extend relationship

Trade release: Shell Catalysts & Technologies and Braskem agree to extend relationship

Focus will be on achieving Braskem Operational Excellence and decarbonization goals.

By Shell Catalysts & Technologies on Sep 1, 2022

Leaders from Braskem and Shell Catalysts & Technologies met at Shell’s research center in Amsterdam recently to participate in a technical exchange. During the meeting, Shell Catalyst & Technologies (SC&T) and Braskem agreed to extend their 15-year relationship for an additional five years. SC&T provides technical support and works with Braskem to improve operational performance and maintenance.

“We appreciate the long-standing relationship between SC&T and Braskem,” said Aloisio Souza Azevedo, global process manager for Braskem. “Shell is a key partner to Braskem and this relationship has brought us safety and added value to our operations. We look forward to continuing this relationship for the next five years and to our efforts to explore areas of collaboration and navigate together our transformation agenda.”

Braskem and SC&T have been working to define a transformation map of initiatives in order to reach targets for operational excellence and decarbonization. A new technical services agreement will continue to help strengthen facility processes and maintenance.

“We are thrilled and humbled to announce that Braskem and SC&T agreed to build upon their strong relationship with an extended agreement,” said Diego Esposito, SC&T sales director for Latin America. “This is result of the fruitful 15 year relationship based on trust, collaboration and learning from each other. SC&T is committed to continue partnering with Braskem and to working together with them on their energy transition agenda.”

About Braskem

With a strategy centered on people and sustainability, Braskem is engaged in contributing to the value chain to strengthen the Circular Economy. Braskem’s 8,000 team members dedicate themselves every day to improving people's lives through sustainable solutions in chemicals and plastics. With its corporate DNA rooted in innovation, Braskem offers a comprehensive portfolio of plastic resins and chemical products for diverse industries, such as food packaging, construction, manufacturing, automotive, agribusiness, health and hygiene, and more. With 40 industrial units in Brazil, United States, Mexico and Germany, Braskem exports its products to clients in over 71 countries.

About Shell Catalysts & Technologies

Shell Catalysts & Technologies is at the forefront of developing new services and technologies for the energy and petrochemical industries. This includes advanced catalysts for refining and petrochemicals, as well as licensing and technical services to support these technologies/solutions. Shell Catalysts & Technologies companies are committed to enable industry to provide more and cleaner energy solutions for today and the future. Shell Catalysts & Technologies companies are affiliates of Shell plc, a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with operations in more than 70 countries. To learn more, visit