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  January 2014 

The REMY Group is happy to announce the foundation of our in-house Laboratory to ensure and improve the Quality of our whole portfolio.

The “Maturín Technical Center” is fully equipped to test our Minerals and Chemicals – especially products for the Oil and Gas industry.

It is able to perform Conventional Analysis such as Rheology (Fann 35), API Filtrate Loss etc. as well as Special Analysis such as Lubricity, Low Shear Rate Viscosity (Brookfield) etc.

The main focus are Drilling, Drill-In & Completion fluids as well as Formation Studies for Productive and Non Productive Zones.

This is another step to broaden our customer focused service and to establish a high class quality control.

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January 2014 

Our Team at Kareva Marketing GmbH is proud to announce its registration as a full member at IADC  (International Agency of Drilling Contractors).

We now enjoy the privileges of a well-established, worldwide network in the Oil & Gas Industry.

The IADC was founded in 1940 and represents a diverse international community of Oil & Gas service companies, consultants, contractors and suppliers.

By being a part of this Association, we continue our successful journey to pursue our strategic goals.

With this commitment, we dedicate ourselves to align our portfolio and services fully to the standards of world class companies.

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March 2014

20th Anniversary for KAREVA Marketing GmbH


On March 15th 2014 the KAREVA Marketing GmbH celebrated its twentieth anniversary.  
Originally only being founded as a distribution company for Calcium Chloride, the company developed gradually into a wholesale supplier for the oil and gas industry.


Initial purpose of its creation in 1994 was the distribution of home branded dutch calcium chloride production. First shareholders were Remy GmbH & Co. KG / Hamburg and Kappe Intermediar BV in Veendam, The Netherlands. KAREVA was at that time one of the first companies in Europe who produced Calcium Chloride in highly concentrated prills by successfully applying a spray-dryer method from milk and dairy technology in the salt production.


Traditionally sold as "road salt" to road maintenance depots, new clients came from the oil and gas sector, which used calcium chloride as an additive for drilling fluids. These customer relationships would further define and develop the product portfolio: More products were added to the range step by step, relationships with new suppliers and customers were established.


By 2004, the production of calcium chloride was sold and Kappe Intermediar BV resigned as shareholder. As a result, KAREVA became a 100% subsidiary and part of the Remy - Group, Hamburg.

Starting with the founding of the Remy rep office in Shanghai in 2006, new asian suppliers were identified and exclusive contract arrangements for countries were negotiated. Markets were initially South America, later the Caribbean, and Eastern Europe.


The vertical integration was successfully rolled out further by a laboratory in Maturín / Venezuela: In cooperation with Remy & Stute Venezuela, samples are being tested according to API standards under the direction of a Venezuelan engineer starting in 2012. One year later KAREVA expanded into the North Africa / Middle East region - especially this region, a technical engineer in Algeria has been hired.


Today KAREVA is a global company that responds best to the needs of its customers by steadily expanding their presence in the world market with its specialty chemicals and Know-How.