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. 

Locations and contacts


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. 

Dubai, UAE - UTC+4
3 days

ME-TECH 2024

ME-TECH 2024 takes place from 4-6 March 2024 in Dubai, UAE. The objective remains unchanged; to help connect the refining & petrochemical community to address, exchange and identify solutions to the pressing challenges being faced by the downstream industry sector.


Sophie Babusiaux
Chemicals Integration Leader - Middle Distillates & Conversion Business Line
Fabien Lundy
EMEA Commercial Vice President

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