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Nissan Chemical America Corporation Granted First U.S. Patent for nanoActiv® Enhanced Flowback Technology

Nissan Chemical America Corporation has received its first US patent, “Hydrocarbon Formation Treatment Micellar Solutions," for its nanoActiv enhanced flowback dispersion additive.

Nissan Chemical Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation to begin testing nanoActiv® in offshore treatments

Nissan Chemical Corporation (NCC) and Sumitomo Corporation are partnering in the DeepStar and The Nippon Foundation technical joint development program for offshore Oil & Gas development. The grant was awarded for the development of new additives, which improves oil recovery in offshore oilfields. The program will involve working with major oil companies in DeepStar.

NCA to Continue Growing nanoActiv® Business in an Environmentally Responsible Manner

Nissan Chemical America Corporation recently named Rebecca Vanderslice to the role of Quality and Environmental Manager of its Pasadena production plant. Rebecca oversees quality control and ensures the company's operations are conducted in an environmentally responsible manner.

NCA Appoints Industry Veteran to Manage Plant in Growing Nanotech Business

Nissan Chemical America Corporation's innovation in the application of nanoparticles to the oilfield continues to demand increased production capacity. To meet that demand, Xavier Ramirez was recently appointed to Plant Manager of the production plant in Pasadena. In his new role, Xavier is responsible for the safety of all employees, overall operations of the plant, maintenance, quality, and engineering activities.

NCA Appoints Director to Oversee Production in Growing Nanotech Business

Nissan Chemical America Corporation has appointed Keith Pace as director, operations. In his new role, Keith is responsible for overseeing the growth of the production plant in Pasadena as well as continued innovation of the company’s technologies, including its flagship line of nanoActiv products.

Nissan Chemical's Industry Pioneer Robert Griffith Retires

After more than 18 years of service with Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA), Robert Griffith, V.P. of NCA’s Pasadena plant is retiring on March 31, 2019. Since 2001, Bob has played a critical role in the development and success of Nissan’s chemical manufacturing capabilities in South Texas.

Debut of New Data from nanoActiv® Treated Wells at SPE HFTC Tradeshow

Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) will be exhibiting their line of nanoActiv® products as well as sharing recent performance results from various treated wells at this year's Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Hydraulic Fracturing Technology Conference and Exhibition (HFTC). Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with NCA representatives including Yusra Ahmad, Senior Petroleum Engineer; Sam Maguire-Boyle, PhD, Senior Scientist; and Steve Gornick, Chief Reservoir Engineer.

Record Demand in nanoActiv® Drives Chemistry Lab Team Expansion

Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) announces Dr. Sam Maguire-Boyle as its most recent hire to the nanoActiv® team in Pasadena. Dr. Maguire-Boyle holds a PhD in Chemistry from Rice University's prominent nanoengineering program. As a research scientist, he has produced several publications and patents in the oil and gas industry.

Nissan Chemical America Corporation's nanoActiv® Enhanced Flowback Technology increases initial oil and gas production

Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) introduces Enhanced Flowback Technology (EFT) to complement its existing line of nanoActiv® products.

Nissan Chemical America Corporation to Introduce Latest Results and Additional Products at SPE Conference

This year, Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) will introduce the latest innovations in its line of nanoActiv® products including a collaboration with Linde on a new gas-driven application of nanoActiv® Hydrocarbon Recovery Technology (HRT) at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) on September 24-26, 2018, in Dallas, Texas.

Nissan Chemical America Corporation Completes Pasadena Plant Expansion

Nissan Chemical America Corporation is nearing completion of its Pasadena plant expansion. A ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on August 23, at the manufacturing site commemorating the occasion.

Linde and Nissan Chemical to Feature Next-Generation "Huff 'n Puff" Technology to Revive Wells

RECHARGE HNP™, a new, energized "Huff 'n Puff" (HNP) technology that has improved oil and gas production by up to 500 percent, will be featured by Linde LLC and Nissan Chemical at URTeC in Houston, July 23-25, at booth #2018.

Nissan Chemical America Corporation announces William Smith as President

William (Will) L. Smith was recently promoted to President of Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA), a leading manufacturer of colloidal silica and colloidal electro-conductive oxide solutions.

Nissan Chemical America Corp. Expands Production of Well Additive in Texas

Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) is undergoing a $1.4-million expansion of its Pasadena, Texas, production facility.

Small Dose, Big Results

Scientists are turning to nanoparticles to extend enhanced oil recovery’s reach

Current And Future Technologies To Be Focus Of SPE ATCE Conference

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is hosting its Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition (ATCE) Oct. 9-11 in San Antonio, Texas