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Axens overview

Axens is a leading global provider of technologies, catalysts, adsorbents, services and equipment. From oil refining, petrochemicals and gas processing, to renewable & alternative fuels and water treatment, Axens solutions are used at major industrial plants around the world.

SOLUTIONS FOR A CHANGING WORLD. We live in a world full of challenges. Population growth, people’s aspirations for a better quality of life and increased mobility, pollution, climate change and resource scarcity: all of these societal and environmental issues are shaping the future of countries and companies alike.

In such a changing world, Oil & Gas companies have to be proactive in adapting their assets and operations. They need to process new feedstocks, including biomass, and deliver an evolving set of products, from latest generation fuels to high quality chemicals.

Axens is fully aware of the energy transition and our mission is to meet these challenges by providing customers with innovative solutions that are ever more efficient, and can reconcile environmental needs and competitiveness without compromising safety. Our state-of-the-art technologies, services, equipment, catalysts and adsorbents offer the highest levels of performance, along with an environmental footprint that is reduced to the very minimum throughout the entire life-cycle.

These kinds of challenges make us passionate about our work and our teams 3 share a common desire to address them with our customers in a spirit of close collaboration. In a highly competitive global market, the ability to work together is a key factor for success.

Turning these challenges into opportunities is a task for people who want to make a contribution to the world around us, and to future generations. It is a task we are all facing at Axens, along with our suppliers, partners and clients. And we will succeed together!

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Axens engineering services revamping

For a successful revamping project, no matter the degree of its complexity, and in accordance with your tight schedules, Axens is your unique contact during the phase preceding detailed engineering. Axens’ offer is based on our well founded expertise and several decades of experience. Our team ...


Axens tech services

Operating personnel are uncomfortable with changes affecting operations such as: process upsets, catalyst regeneration and replacement, changes in feedstock, modified product specifications, evolution of production goals and new operating staff. In coping with these changes, your resources - manpower, ...


Axens performance programs

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Axens hydrocracking

Axens is an established name in hydrocracking licensing with more than 40 years’ experience in all types of hydrocracking processes. We have a large portfolio of hydroconversion processes, including fixed and ebullated-bed technologies. Our commercial units operate at low, medium and high conversion, ...


Axens catalysts and adsorbents

Decades of scientific achievement in catalyst and adsorbent research, product development, engineering expertise, process licensing technologies, manufacturing capability, and industrial feedback form the basis of the most advanced and reliable catalysts and adsorbents available anywhere to serve the ...


About Axens

Axens is an international provider of process licensing technologies, catalysts, adsorbents and services, with a global reputation for basic engineering design excellence. The main scope of Axens' business is focused on the conversion of oil, coal, natural gas and biomass to clean fuels as well as the ...


Advanced process control for Prime-G+™

APC uses a model-based predictive control technology that drives the process towards the desired targets through the manipulation of several variables simultaneously while observing all process constraints. APC has a proven track record in delivering business objectives: reducing energy costs, increasing ...


Arofining™ - Aromatics purification via selective hydrogenation

An important source of aromatics for petrochemical end-uses originates from high severity, continuous catalyst regeneration (CCR) reformers. The current trend towards high severity operation results in higher concentrations of unwanted unsaturated hydrocarbons (diolefins, olefins, styrenes) in the reformate ...


Grading & guard materials

Maximum catalyst protection and optimum pressure drop management. With the increased levels of heavy and non conventional crude oils in the refinery diets, state-of the art catalysts need state of the art Grading and Guard Materials to create the best working environment mitigating pressure drop and ...


Isomerisation - High octane C5/C6 cuts via isomerisation processes

Meet market demands with high octane isomerisation processes. From once-through to advanced recycle isomerization processes, we offer the complete line of isomerization solutions that, by increasing C5/C6 naphtha cut octane numbers up to 92, go far to meet tighter gasoline pool specifications. The isomerate ...