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Hempel's coatings for upstream onshore

We provide a full range of reliable anti-corrosion protective coating systems to the upstream onshore oil & gas industry and have experience in both conventional and unconventional installations.

With over 50 years of experience in the oil & gas industry, we can supply a reliable and advanced product for every installation, from drilling rigs to fracking storage tanks and gas transport pipelines. We know that every structure and piece of equipment has a different coating requirement, and we tailor our solutions to meet your specific needs.

Unconventional solutions to unconventional challenges

The oil & gas industry is increasingly looking to new sources of oil and gas, such as shale gas and tar sands. These unconventional explorations require unconventional solutions. This is why we work closely with you to find the perfect coating for each unique project, whether you need protective coatings delivered quickly to a drill site or a custom-built anti-corrosive solution for a new type of oil & gas installation.

Proven coatings for the oil & gas industry
Our range of advanced solutions includes a product for every need, from high-performing anti-corrosives such as Avantguard® to internal rail car linings. All our products meet global industry standards and local regulations and have been extensively tested.

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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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Coating solutions designed for your specific needs
With 80 offices and 24 ISO 9001 certified production units across the globe, we are uniquely placed to serve the global demands of the upstream onshore oil & gas industry.

We have established infrastructure in key locations and are experienced suppliers in new oil & gas locations in China, South America and beyond. As a result, you always have fast access to a coating solution that is tailored to local conditions and specifically designed to meet your needs.

Trusted technical service
Located near key oil & gas hubs, our multinational coordination teams ensure that your entire coating project runs smoothly, from initial specification to final application. We also have a team of more than 600 FROSIO/NACE certified coating advisors – including experts in protecting upstream oil & gas installations and equipment in harsh onshore environments – to support you through every stage of your project.


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