Shrieve Chemical Company is a privately owned, independent company based in The Woodlands, Texas and is the parent company of the Shrieve Group. Today, Shrieve represents a growing number of businesses serving a variety of markets, including Industrial & Specialty Chemicals, Oil & Gas and Specialty Lubricants & Products operating at a regional and global reach.

Shrieve Chemicals business operates across North America and is a leading provider of sulfur, sulfur-based products, industrial chemicals and nitrogen products into a broad range of industrial applications, including agriculture, adhesives & resins, paints & coatings. Our expanding portfolio of raw materials and specialty formulation chemicals are supported by effective and strategic distribution expertise.

Shrieve is a global supplier of specialist lubricants and performance fluids across a wide range of industries. We have industry-leading expertise in lubrication technology for the refrigeration and air conditioning market sectors with our ZEROL® range of high-performance synthetic lubricants, based on alkyl benzene, PAG and POE chemistries. Our PROGILINE® products range from high-performance base fluids through to sophisticated synthetic industrial fluids and lubricants offering significant applicational advantages.

Our Oil & Gas division provides a range of specialist chemistries and products to the oilfield and we have built a significant reputation within this industry for our service and speed of response around the world. We offer specific services and a tailored product portfolio for drilling, stimulation, completion and production applications to ensure successful and efficient well operations.

The Shrieve Group continues to grow through dedication, effort and the building of relationships with stakeholders that last. Please take a look at our capabilities and get in touch to see how we can help you.

  • 2020 · CLP Chemicals Acquisition

    Shrieve proudly announces the acquisition of styrene business unit and other assets from CLP Chemicals, a market-leading industrial chemical distributor based in Houston, Texas.

  • 2019 · Gemspring Capital Investment

    Gemspring Capital, a middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce an affiliate has completed an investment in Shrieve Chemical Company.

  • 2019 · 20 Years of Great Chemistry in EMEA

    Shrieve celebrates 20 years of business in EMEA, from its offices in Kent, UK.

  • 2018 · 10 Years of Great Chemistry in China

    Shrieve celebrates 10 years of business in China, from its offices in Shanghai.

  • 2018 · 40 Years of Great Chemistry

    The Shrieve Group celebrates 40 years of Great Chemistry since Jim Shrieve established the business in 1978.

  • 2017 · Miami Chemical Acquisition

    Acquisition of Miami Chemical strengthens national presence in specialty chemicals and low VOC products.

  • 2013 · Marlin, TX

    Strategically placed production & services facilities established in Texas to better serve customers in the Oil & Gas markets

  • 2013 · Shrieve Technology Center

    Shrieve Technology Center opened in The Woodlands, TX.

  • 2010 · Bigler Chemicals Acquisition

    Chemical distribution business strengthened through the acquisition of Bigler Chemicals in North America.

  • 2008

    China operation established in Shanghai serving the Asia Pacific Specialty Products markets.

  • 2004

    EMEA & US operations entered into exclusive agreement for the distribution of AC&R grade PAGs from Cognis.

  • 1999

    EMEA operation established in the UK following the acquisition of Chevron’s European ZEROL® and PROGILINE® businesses.

  • 1995

    Shrieve’s Oilfield Chemicals division established serving the Oil & Gas markets around the world.

  • 1988

    Specialty Products Division formed, following the acquisition of Chevron’s ZEROL® AC&R lubricants business.

  • 1978

    Shrieve Chemical Company founded by Jim Shrieve marketing sulfur & sulfuric acid across the USA.