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Hempel's coatings for downstream

Hempel has supplied reliable and cost-effective protective coating solutions to the downstream oil & gas industry for over half a century. With a full range of advanced products and extensive industry expertise, we design each solution to resolve the specific challenges you face.

From huge new build refinery projects to smaller installations and ongoing maintenance, we have the global infrastructure, technical service and product range to meet your every coating need.

Whatever the project and location, we make sure we truly understand the challenges you face, and then develop a solution focused on solving those challenges. As a result, you get a long-lasting solution that will maximise your return on investment and reduce maintenance costs.

Trusted solutions for the downstream oil & gas industry

Our range of advanced solutions includes a product for every need, from innovative and high-performing anti-corrosive coatings such as Avantguard® to immersion-resistant tank linings and specialist coatings for high-temperature pipework such as Versiline CUI.

Our product assortment has been developed and refined over many years, and all our products meet global industry standards and local regulations.

Read more about of full product range and brands.

See how Avantguard® works

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See how Avantguard technology was developed and get detailed information on its advanced 3-in-1 corrosion protection
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Global and local coordination for every project
At Hempel, we understand the differing requirements of national and international projects. We have 24 ISO 9001-certified production units across the globe, and established supply chain infrastructure in key oil & gas locations across the world.

We are also experienced suppliers in new oil & gas locations in Asia, Africa and beyond. As a result, you always have fast access to a coating solution that is specifically designed to meet local requirements.

Our multinational coordination teams are located near key oil & gas hubs to ensure that your entire coating project runs smoothly, from initial specification to final application. In addition, our team of more than 600 FROSIO/NACE certified coating advisors includes experts in protecting downstream oil & gas installations and equipment in harsh environments.


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