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ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Viscosity Boosting Synthetic Base Oil

SpectraSyn™ Hi Vis PAO is used to increase base stock viscosity and upgrade lubricant quality with blend components especially suited for industrial oils requiring high stability under harsh operating conditions. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Introduction To ExxonMobil Chemical Base Stocks

Our broad portfolio of advanced technology synthetic base stocks deliver the blending flexibility you need to formulate innovative lubricants for today's demanding marketplace. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - The importance of oxidative stability

Whitepaper: The enhanced oxidative stability of metallocene polyalphaolefin base stocks (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Synthetic lubricant base stocks formulations guide

Formulators using synthetic base stocks are being asked to create more sophisticated and advanced lubricants every day. This guide can provide a head start in developing lubricant formulations and offers assistance in making the best base stock choices for many lubricant applications.

Get your Synthetic Base Stocks Formulations Guide! (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Increase diesel yields and profits

Increase diesel yields - and profits - for your refinery (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - SCANfining™ technology

SCANfining™ technology offers a cost-effective solution for meeting the low sulfur requirements of gasoline. The technology removes sulfur with minimum octane loss by utilizing a jointly developed ExxonMobil/Albemarle catalyst technology coupled with ExxonMobil’s hydroprocessing design. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - BenzOUT™ for benzene reduction in gasoline

The BenzOUT process is a commercially proven technology for benzene reduction in gasoline. BenzOUT converts benzene, typically in a light reformate stream, to higher alkylaromatic blending components by reacting a benzene rich stream with light olefins, such as a refinery grade propylene stream. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Diesel dewaxing (MIDW™)

ExxonMobil’s MIDW™ catalyst technology and services provides high yields of low cloud point diesel. The process uses a proprietary catalyst that converts waxy paraffins to higher performance molecules, as compared with older technologies that rely on cracking. This results in a much higher diesel yield, particularly for deep reductions in cloud point. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Resid conversion (FLEXICOKING™)

FLEXICOKING™ technology is a commercially proven, cost-effective, continuous fluidized bed process that thermally converts heavy feeds to lighter products and flexigas. FLEXICOKING technology, as an integrated process, offers great flexibility when upgrading residuum as it provides high-value liquid products as well as clean flexigas that can be used as refinery fuel or for... (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Selective Toluene Disproportionation process.

ExxonMobil’s PxMax℠ process is the industry benchmark Selective Toluene Disproportionation (STDP) process. The technology, based on the ex-situ selectivated EM-2300 catalyst, offers unmatched paraxylene selectivity and product yields, as well as exceptionally long and stable cycles. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Cumene alkylation (Cumene)

With their high activity and selectivity to cumene, ExxonMobil catalysts enable a simple, liquid phase process that replaced the older aluminum chloride and solid phosphoric acid technologies – all while setting the standard for cumene product purity. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Learn about sulfuric acid alkylation technology

Upgrading light olefins and isobutane to alkylate offers refiners an opportunity to increase their crude barrel value. Alkylate is a superior gasoline blendstock due to its high octane and low vapor pressure. ExxonMobil’s proven Sulfuric Acid Alkylation technology reacts propylene, butylene and pentylene with isobutane to form high-value alkylate for gasoline blending. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - ExxonMobil’s MIDW™ catalyst technology

ExxonMobil’s MIDW™ catalyst technology and services provides high yields of low cloud point diesel. The process uses a proprietary catalyst that converts waxy paraffins to higher performance molecules, as compared with older technologies that rely on cracking. This results in a much higher diesel yield, particularly for deep reductions in cloud point. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Wind Turbine Grease

As wind turbines increase in size they are utilizing centralized grease distribution systems for their main and pitch bearings, especially in extreme temperatures and remote locations. Your customers demand grease that lasts longer and performs better, minimizing maintenance costs while maximizing equipment reliability and productivity. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - ExxonMobil increases synthetic base stock capacity

ExxonMobil is responding to customer needs by significantly increasing low viscosity polyalphaolefin synthetic base stocks production capacity and further improving the reliability of its global supply chain network. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Case Study: flexicoking reduces emissions costs

FLEXICOKING™ technology helps refiner substantially reduce energy costs and achieve environmental benefits (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - A Particle of Difference

ExxonMobil Catalysts and Technology Licensing is committed to solving challenges, enabling progress and delivering long-term value. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - High activity, bulk metal hydroprocessing catalyst

Learn more about Celestia ultra-high activity, bulk metal hydroprocessing catalyst that can help increase your operation performance and flexibility. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Bulk metal hydroprocessing catalyst

Nebula® bulk metal hydroprocessing catalyst delivers up to two times the activity of traditional hydroprocessing catalysts. Jointly developed by ExxonMobil and Albemarle Corporation, pioneering Nebula catalyst technology provides exceptional hydrogenation power, increasing hydrodesulfurization (HDS), hydrodenitrogenation (HDN) and aromatic saturation activity. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Synthetic Wind Turbine Gear Oil

Wind turbine power generation capacity and turbine size are both increasing, which drives wind power’s competitiveness by reducing the levelized cost of electricity. However, increasing power generation increases the loads on the gearbox and bearings, which increases the stress on the lubricants needed to protect the equipment. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Automotive and industrial lubricants

Lubricants formulated with Synesstic AN can be more stable and higher performing.

Benefits

  • Increased thermal and oxidative stability
  • Increased hydrolytic stability
  • Good additive solvency
  • Seal compatibility
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ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - High-performance metallocene polyalphaolefin

Benefits

  • Viscosity index range, for high performance at a wide temperature range
  • Shear stability, for long drain intervals
  • Low-temperature properties, for cold-start capability and fluidity
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ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Measuring energy efficiency and wear protection

Why sacrifice wear protection for energy efficiency ?
To help lower industrial energy consumption, lubricant formulators have increased their use of synthetic base stocks, which have been known to improve energy efficiency. But limited test data existed to measure this improvement.
That’s why ExxonMobil commissioned a series of tests at the Institute of Energy of... (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Tianjin Sure Energy uses SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO

Tianjin Sure Energy extends equipment life and reduces wind turbine maintenance with SpectraSyn Elite™ mPAO (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - ExxonMobil synthetic base stock solutions

ExxonMobil is committed to creating a stable and secure supply of synthetic base stocks on a global scale. Take a brief look at our Baytown synthetic base stock manufacturing unit to see how we do it (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Energy Efficiency Study In Industrial Gear Oils

To help lower industrial energy consumption, lubricant formulators have increased their use of synthetic base stocks, which have been known to improve energy efficiency. But limited test data existed to measure this improvement. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Synthetic Lubricant Base Stocks Formulation Guide

The guide provides a handy reference source to quickly identify the performance characteristics of ExxonMobil Chemical's entire family of synthetic base stocks - SpectraSyn™, SpectraSyn Plus™ Polyalphaolefins (PAO) and SpectraSyn Elite™ metallocene polyalphaolefins (mPAO), Synesstic™alkylated naphthalene (AN) and Esterex™ esters. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Synthetic Base Stocks for Compressor Fluids

Compressor lubricants formulated with Synesstic™ AN (alkylated naphthalene) Blendstocks, in combination with PAO or mineral oil, boost oxidative and thermal stability. Synesstic AN also offers improved hydrolytic stability and is well-suited for applications requiring high-stability performance under extreme operating conditions. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Low Volatility and Low-temp. Synthetic Basestocks

Polyalphaolefin plus - SpectraSyn Plus™ PAO is an advanced low-viscosity synthetic fluid that sets a benchmark for low volatility and low-temperature fluidity to produce more advanced lubricants. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Advanced Synthetic PAO Base Oils

SpectraSyn Elite™ metallocene polyalphaolefin (mPAO) base oil is a high-performance, high-viscosity polyalphaolefin (PAO) available in three grades - 300, 150 and 65 cSt Well-suited for industrial oils requiring high stability under severe operating conditions, can be used with lower-viscosity (PAO, mineral oils) for a wide range of industrial and automotive lubricants and greases. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Upgrade Mineral Oil to Synthetic Lubricants

SpectraSyn™ Low Vis PAO is used for upgrading mineral oil base stocks and creating a variety of synthetic and synthetic-blend lubricants. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Synthetic Biodegradable Base Oils

Esterex™ esters add enhanced lubricating properties along with low volatility and good solubility characteristics to your engine and industrial lubricant applications. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - ExxonMobil Synthetics Offers Formulation Solutions

ExxonMobil Synthetics Provides Broad Formulation Solutions to Help Meet Lube Marketer Challenges

• Deeper emphasis on helping customers formulate solutions for faster commercialization

• Superior customer experience through deeper end-use application expertise

• Enhanced website includes technical videos, how-to whitepapers, test cases and more (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Aromatics treatment (Olgone)

The outstanding performance of the Olgone process can lead to significant operating cost savings as well as debottlenecking opportunities. The Olgone process is also licensed by Axens as part of the ParamaX® technology suite for grassroots aromatics complexes. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Heavy aromatics transalkylation (TransPlus 5)

The TransPlus℠ 5 process is a low-cost, high-conversion technology to upgrade C₉+ aromatics and toluene to higher-value mixed xylenes and high purity benzene products. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Maximize the production of paraxylene

The EMTAM℠ process is a breakthrough technology that maximizes production of valuable paraxylene product while lowering feed and energy costs. The highly paraxylene selective process is built off of commercially proven technologies. Unlike other toluene conversion processes, there is no benzene co-product and no hydrogen co-feed. (read more)

ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks - Specialty hydroprocessing (RHT/RHC)

ExxonMobil’s Raffinate Hydrotreating (RHT) and Raffinate Hydroconversion (RHC) technologies are commercially proven processes that can transform a Group I solvent lube plant into a Group II/II+/III advanced and flexible manufacturing facility in a cost-effective way. (read more)

News articles and press releases for ExxonMobil Chemical Company – Synthetics Base Stocks:

07/23/2019

ExxonMobil is responding to customer needs by significantly increasing low viscosity polyalphaolefin synthetic base stocks production capacity and further improving the reliability of its global supply chain network.

07/11/2019

Newsletter featuring articles, videos, how to's, case studies and product overviews. Ideal for those formulating or marketing synthetic lubricants