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Colonial Chemical Middle East

With over 30-years of experience in specialty chemical manufacturing, Colonial Chemicals Middle East is an exciting joint venture between Colonial Chemicals Inc., Sadeem Investments and Earth Reservoir Oil and Gas Holdings (EROG) that will cater to Middle Eastern partners in the region.
Colonial Chemical, Inc. is providing the technology and operations knowledge for the chemical plant while Sadeem Investments and EROG are responsible for local operational oversight and construction support. The Board of Directors overseeing the joint venture is headed by David Anderson, Chairman of Colonial Chemical, Inc. and Colonial Chemical Middle East. Mohammed Abduldaim, EROG President, is the Vice-Chairman, and other members include Dr. Peter Chetcuti, David Anderson Jr, and Douglas Wynn.
The nine acre facility is located at Industrial Park 3, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and will support and develop local manufacturing in line with His Majesty Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud’s Vision 2030, to diversify the Saudi Arabian economy by developing local manufacturing facilities. Colonial Chemicals Middle East plant is committed to Saudi Aramco’s ‘in Kingdom Total Value Add’ (IKTIVA) program that is designed to drive domestic value creation and maximize long-term economic growth and diversification to support a rapidly changing economy.
It is one of the first chemical plants of its kind, and will primarily provide a source of locally manufactured specialty surfactants and other chemicals for oilfield, industrial lubricants, water treatment, paper, paints, coatings, personal care, household, and industrial cleaning applications. The new plant will offer manufacturing technology capabilities for a variety of chemicals as well as toll blending capability for finished formulations and custom chemical manufacture. The plant will allow customers in Saudi Arabia and the region to achieve high local content levels required by localization initiatives such as IKTVA, NUSANED and NIDLP.

Facts about Colonial Chemical

  • 32-year-old specialty chemical manufacturing company
  • Global supplier to over 730 manufacturers of finished goods for personal care, household, and industrial use
  • Portfolio is represented through Colonial sales personnel and regional distributors worldwide
  • Employs over 135 staff in manufacturing and administration
  • Manufacturing facility opened in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, September 2023

Our Mission

Colonial Chemical will endeavor to provide our customers with a quality product in a timely fashion and at a reasonable price.
Colonial Chemical will follow appropriate quality procedures to ensure this goal is accomplished.
Colonial Chemical strives to provide top-quality customer service to all customers, large and small.

The Colonial Quality Pledge

Every employee of Colonial Chemical has a responsibility to produce a quality product for our customers. Each person working at Colonial Chemical is empowered with the authority to stop production when quality standards are not being met. Our customers’ specifications and expectations must be first and foremost in our delivery of a quality product.

Each employee of Colonial Chemical also has a responsibility to notify the management of opportunities that may allow Colonial Chemical to improve its products and services. The management team at Colonial Chemical promises to lead the company in quality improvement and pledges to deliver whatever tools are needed to allow our employees to provide quality products in a timely manner.

Colonial Chemical will audit itself on a regular basis and will allow outside audits by suppliers and conforming agencies in order to ensure quality performance and adherence to the highest quality standards.