Inside Higher olefins and derivatives

ENORDET surfactants

ENORDET surfactants are used as part of enhanced oil recovery technologies to recover more oil from existing reservoirs.


Shell chemicals companies produce a range of LINEVOL plasticiser alcohols at manufacturing locations in the USA and UK using proprietary technology. They are used as intermediates to produce high quality plasticisers.


NEODOL LM ethoxylates are derived from oleochemical alcohols and are used broadly in household and personal care applications.


NEOFLO fluids act as base stocks in the synthetic drilling fluids used in oil and gas exploration and production drilling operations.

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