Axens acquires a stake in Arol Energy

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Axens has announced that it has taken an equity interest in the French company Arol Energy, an expert in biogas purification systems.

Arol Energy has many years of experience in the development and implementation of innovative technologies providing a high level of performance, longevity and economic advantages to its bio-methane-producing customers.

This partnership will enable Arol Energy to speed up its growth in France and abroad by capitalizing on the first facilities that have been successfully commissioned and taking advantage of the stated ambition to quickly boost bio-methane’s share in natural gas consumption in France.

Arol Energy’s ambition is to become a reference player in the biogas purification field with a range of technological, service and support offers with operational performances at bio-methane production sites.

With its experience in the field of gas processing, modular unit construction and the removal of impurities using special adsorbents, Axens will support Arol Energy in its will to bring innovations in terms of products and services to the biogas market.

This shareholding rounds out Axens’ portfolio in the field of sustainable raw materials processing for energy and renewable products, thus bolstering its ambition to be a major player in energy transition.

About Arol Energy

Arol Energy is a French company founded in 2012 with the ambition to provide innovative technical solutions for biogas energy recovery in the form of bio-methane for injection into the natural gas network or for use as a bio-NVG. The company’s products and services are designed for local communities and private stakeholders involved in biogas production from urban or agricultural waste.

AE-Compact and AE-Membrane are two product lines based on membrane purification technology that Arol Energy markets to small and medium-sized projects.

AE-Amine is a line of products that combines a worldwide exclusivity for a new CO2 capture solvent and high energy efficiency for significantly reducing bio-methane production costs for medium-sized and large projects. It also has a small carbon footprint with a high level of bio-methane purity, producing CO2 that is easily recoverable. Further information is available at

About Axens

Axens ( is a group providing a complete range of solutions for the conversion of oil and biomass to cleaner fuels, the production and purification of major petrochemical intermediates as well as all of natural gas' treatment and conversion options. The offer includes technologies, equipment, furnaces, modular units, catalysts, adsorbents and related services. Axens is ideally positioned to cover the entire value chain, from feasibility study to unit start-up and follow-up throughout the entire unit cycle life. This unique position ensures the highest level of performance with a reduced environmental footprint. Axens global offer is based on: highly trained human resources, modern production facilities and an extended global network for industrial, technical supports & commercial services.

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