Axens has a strong implementation in the Middle East thanks to its Axens Middle East (AME) subsidiary located in Bahrain and its catalyst manufacturing plant Axens Catalyst Arabia Ltd (ACAL) located in KSA. 

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Offices & Production Sites


Dedicated Technical Assistance Team


Axens technologies and solutions are present in most of all refinery and petrochemical sites located in the Middle East.

Axens Middle East (AME)

A large scope of activities and a dedicated Technical Assistance Team

  • Scope of activities

    The scope of AME subsidiary activities is the following:  

    • Sales of technologies, catalysts, adsorbents, associated equipment and training 
    • Technical Assistance Hub providing technical services to all Axens Licensees or non-Licensees using Axens Catalysts & Adsorbents 
  • AME Technical Assistance Hub Team

    AME Technical Assistance Hub Team consists of highly skilled staff able to support key process segments: 

    • Gasoline and Aromatics production 
    • HydroProcessing & Conversion  
    • Selective hydrogenation & FCC Gasoline desulfurization (Prime-G+® ) 
    • Adsorbents & Claus 

    AME Technical Assistance Hub provides Axens Licensees with easy and quick access to Axens high quality technical services, thanks to its proximity leading to better reactivity and more frequent visits to operating sites, strengthening the relationships between Axens and End Users by a close and long-term follow-up of their units. 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - GMT+3
3 Days


Dedicated to downstream decarbonisation and sustainability, ESF MENA is scheduled to happen from 16-18 October 2023, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


Jean Sentenac
CEO & Chairman of the Board
Cécile Plain
Consulting & Digital - Technology Group Manager
Sophie Babusiaux
Chemicals Integration Leader - Middle Distillates & Conversion Business Line
Fabien Lundy
EMEA Commercial Vice President
Oman - GMT+4
4 Days

Green Hydrogen Summit

GHSO 2023 is the largest Green Hydrogen event in the MENA region. Global decision makers in policy, finance, tech and industry will come together for discussions geared towards driving economies of the future and advancing energy solutions that can sustainably meet the energy demands of our growing population.

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