Coronavirus and measurements at Haltermann Carless

    At Haltermann Carless we have taken appropriate steps to manage the COVID-19 situation. We have established a global crisis team led by our CEO. We closely work with local authorities and align measures we take as a company with official guidelines issued by the respective governments and health authorities on a daily basis. The safety of our employees and business partners has first priority for us.

    At present, we are pleased to inform that all of our production sites are running at normal state and we are able to meet our customer orders and market demands. Our business continuity plan is in place and we have taken all necessary steps to maintain business critical functions to serve our customers.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to your key contact at our company or send us an email to

    Our Business Lines

    Oil & Gas Products

    We provide solutions for the oil and gas industry in the reliable evacuation of side streams which are then subsequently processed into a variety of standard petrochemical products.

    Drilling Mud Base Fluids

    Our drilling base fluids are specially designed to meet the widely varying and technically challenging demands of the global oil and gas drilling industry.

    Speciality Oils

    Our process oils provide a wide specification range of specialty oils used as strategic raw materials in a variety of industry sectors and manufacturing areas.


    We have a long history of producing a wide range of high purity Pentanes and their blends, which are typically used in the insulation, chemical and cosmetic industries.

    Performance Fuels

    To support the Automotive and Oil industries, we offer test, reference, high performance race fuels, special grades for first-fill or two-stroke engine applications and reference lubricants.

    Performance Solvents

    A wide range of hydrocarbon solvents with purity greater than 95% are marketed by our Performance Solvents area for a wide range of demanding applications.

    Special Aromatics

    A leading global supplier of C10 and C12 Heavy Aromatic Solvents to the Agrochemical, Fuel Additive and Oilfield chemical industries.

    Printing Ink Distillates

    We are one of the leading manufacturers of specialty printing ink distillates. On top we offer specification test oils for the 260 to 290°C distillation range.

    Low Viscosity Base Oils

    Our market leading low viscosity base oils are defined by specific performance characteristics and can be used in multiple industrial applications.

    Paraffinic Solvents

    A reliable technical performance, low environmental impact and a minimum of occupational risk are the key benefits of our high purity paraffinic solvents.

    Oxo Products

    Our Oxo products are widely applied in the pharmaceutical and printing industry, but are also used as industrial intermediate in the manufacture of other further products.

    Sustainable Portfolio

    Our portfolio of sustainable technologies are based on renewable raw materials and offer multiple benefits to our customers: an excellent performance and at low carbon footprint.

    Leading in hydrocarbon-based speciality products and solvents

    We serve a diverse range of global industries, delivering innovative solutions to their needs and in turn the needs of each and everyone of us. Our rich history contributes to the passion and dedication of our team today in making new discoveries and continuing the Haltermann Carless story.

    We have established dedicated teams that focus on key business areas such as Oil & Gas, Pentanes, Performance Fuels, Performance Solvents and Special Aromatics. We operate state-of-the-art refining, processing and blending facilities that allow us to produce a wide variety of speciality products.


    Our rich history of tradition

    The roots of our company originate in 1859. Our story combines the minds of two extraordinary individuals, Johann Haltermann and Eugene Carless. Over many generations, we have succeeded in continuously reinventing ourselves and meeting changing customer requirements.

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    Fuelling new discoveries

    Its the people who make Haltermann Carless the driven, inspired and passionate organisation it is today. Click here to find out about careers at Haltermann Carless.

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