Oxea GmbH

Oxo products are the core competency of OQ Chemicals. We are producing more than 70 oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives for customers in a wide range of industries with various end market applications. Our chemicals are important ingredients in products that are used in daily life around the world. "We" refers to more than 1,400 OQ Chemicals employees worldwide. At our plants in Germany, the USA, China and the Netherlands, we produce intermediates and derivatives.

OQ Chemicals is part of OQ, an integrated energy company with roots in Oman. OQ emerged in 2019 upon the successful integration of nine legacy companies. Operating in 13 countries, OQ covers the entire value chain in the hydrocarbon sector from exploration and production through to marketing and distribution of its products. OQ sells its fuels and chemicals in over 60 countries worldwide. 

News from this company


Röhm and OQ Chemicals Plan US MMA Project

25.02.2021 -

Germany’s Röhm and compatriot company OQ Chemicals have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build a 250,000 t/y methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant in the US.


Burkhard Quellenberg is new Global Director HR at Oxea

04.03.2015 - Burkhard Quellenberg (47) is Oxea's new Global Director Human Resources. His previous career has included management positions at IT multinational Bull and mechanical engineers...


Oman Oil Company acquires Oxea from Advent International

25.11.2013 - Advent International announced its divestment from Oxea, one of the largest global manufacturers of oxo chemicals. Oman Oil Company (OOC), a commercial company wholly owned by the...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

75 Years of Oxo Synthesis

25.11.2013 - Kohlechemie AG, a company collectively founded by a consortium of mining companies in 1927, was renamed Ruhrchemie in April 1928, and began production of fertilizer in 1929 at its...


Oxea GmbH

Rheinpromenade 4a
40789 Monheim am Rhein

+49 2173 9993 3009