World leader in oxo chemicals

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. 

Competent and reliable partner

We know the market and our customers’ needs. This is why we have a reputation as a competent and reliable partner and supplier that is prepared for every market situation.

Information on the situation regarding Covid-19 (state Jan. 2022)

Health and safety are always a top priority at OQ Chemicals. We see it as our duty to act responsibly and do our part to protect our company. The care of our employees and our responsibility to our business partners, neighbours and society are central to this.

OQ Chemicals continuously monitors the situation regarding COVID-19, evaluates all new developments and initiates the appropriate measures. 

Our production facilities and offices around the world comply with local safety regulations and have implemented appropriate precautions for visitors and employees. We are doing everything possible to maintain production in our plants and our service to continue to support our customers and partners as much as possible.

Safety-conscious action and health protection are a decisive basis for our daily work. We wish all employees and our business partners all the best - please stay healthy!

Information & Products

Company presentation

OQ Chemicals is a leading manufacturer of oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives. These products are used for the production of high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics and pharmaceutical products, flavorings and fragrances, printing inks and plastics.


Sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) play an important role in all OQ Chemicals processes and our everyday work life, and are reflected in many different ways. Here you can find more information on our activities and the current Sustainability Report.

Products and product specification

OQ Chemicals, one of the world's largest suppliers of oxo products, offers its customers worldwide a well-matched product portfolio along the entire value chain of oxo chemicals. We use modern technologies that incorporate economic and ecological processes.