Univar is a leading supplier to Alberta’s oil sands. Through our global network, we have access to locations, markets, and manufacturers around the world—and a security of supply unmatched by any other chemical distributor.
Our large-capacity Edmonton warehouse, Sturgeon transload facility, and strong supply chain network enable us to extend our comprehensive product offering to remote locations via road and rail. Your local account managers in Alberta and dedicated team of sales reps across Western Canada can meet your changing day-to-day needs with the large volumes of chemicals necessary to keep your operations up and running.
We specialize in products to support the following areas of your oil sands business.
With Univar’s comprehensive line of silicone, poly glycol, and poly alcohol antifoam products such as Xiameter 0544, you can ensure your equipment continues to operate at peak efficiency—and prevent costly and time-consuming mechanical problems.
Catalyst & Specialty
Univar’s full offering of catalyst and specialty chemicals complement all areas of your facility, from catalysts and support media to molecular sieve and DMDS.
We supply commodity amines and are the exclusive distributor of formulated Ucarsol products used in the sweetening process. We also offer local and supplier technical support, sampling, optimization, simulation, and troubleshooting.
Heat Transfer Fluids
Our heat transfer fluids ensure high-temperature operating stability and high-quality corrosion inhibition. Univar carries Dowtherm, Therminol, and Syltherm products, and we are the exclusive distributor of Ucartherm and Norkool. We also offer a premium inhibitor package.
Univar has local blending capabilities, direct access to raw materials, and the industry’s most comprehensive line of mining products, including polymers, coagulants, EDTA, membranes, cleaners, and anti-scalants.
We also offer a tailored fuel additive package for mine diesel that controls emissions and improves lubricity and detergency.
Leveraging our direct access to the manufacturers and raw materials, we can supply hydrogen sulfide scavengers and oxygen scavengers to reduce emissions in your operations.
Extend your membrane life with our selection and full package offering of water treatment products, including ion exchange resin, specialty cleaners, RO membranes, and Univar-exclusive Vanblend coagulants.