Oxea is the second largest manufacturer of Oxo Intermediates and Oxo Derivatives globally by production capacity, with total production capacity of over 1.2 million tons per annum. Oxea is the number one producer of Oxo Intermediates and Derivatives for the merchant market globally.

Oxea is the inventor of the Oxo process as well as of several proprietary technologies for the manufacture of Oxo chemicals. Oxea benefits from highly integrated production facilities and a well-balanced value chain in Oxo Intermediates and Oxo Derivatives. The flexible production process allows Oxea to manage the production flow carefully and react to short term demand patterns for key products. This enables Oxea to optimize the allocation of our production capacity to manufacture the most commercially attractive products at any given time.

The product offering consists of more than 60 products that Oxea provides to customers in a wide range of industries for many varied end market applications, including construction, automotive, consumer goods, healthcare and agrochemicals industries, as well as for further uses in the chemicals industry. These products are used in a wide range of applications, including coatings, lubricants and plasticizers. As a result, Oxea is not overly exposed to end-market specific cycles.

Since December 2013 OXEA is part of Oman Oil Company (OOC).

The main operating companies are OXEA GmbH, a German limited liability company (Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung), organized under the laws of Germany, and OXEA Corporation, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.