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Record demand in nanoActiv® drives chemistry lab team expansion

PASADENA, Texas, Dec. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA) announces Dr. Sam Maguire-Boyle as its most recent hire to the nanoActiv® team in Pasadena. Dr. Maguire-Boyle holds a PhD in Chemistry from Rice University's prominent nanoengineering program. As a research scientist, he has produced several publications and patents in the oil and gas industry.

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"I came to work for Nissan Chemical because of their commitment to innovation in nanotechnology," adds Dr. Maguire-Boyle. "NCA is one of the few companies with a focus on nanoparticles in the industry today."

"When Dr. Maguire-Boyle first approached us, I could tell he was curious about what we had accomplished by enhancing hydrocarbon recovery with nanoActiv®," mentions Technical Director John Southwell. "His interest and background in nanotechnology are a perfect fit for our organization. Having him on our team will enable us to keep expanding the nanoActiv® family of products."

Working with Nobel Prize winners in nanotechnology at Rice University, Dr. Maguire-Boyle was inspired to pursue research in nanoparticles. Because of Nissan's commitment to funding research, he believes innovations like nanoActiv® will continue to revolutionize the oil and gas industry.

Dr. Maguire-Boyle is looking forward to playing an important role in the ongoing development of nanoActiv® products.

About nanoActiv®
nanoActiv® solutions are high-efficiency intervention additives and methods—maximizing hydrocarbon production rates. The presence of patent-pending, surface-modified silicon dioxide nanoparticles means nanoActiv® solutions go further, work faster, and are effective longer, enabling higher volume hydrocarbon recovery.

For more information on nanoActiv®, visit www.nanoactiv.com.

About Nissan Chemical America Corporation (NCA)
Nissan Chemical America Corporation is a division of Nissan Chemical Corporation founded in 1887 as the first chemical fertilizer manufacturer in Japan. A forerunner in chemical innovations for more than 130 years, Nissan Chemical currently manufactures products for the chemical, agrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries and is a market leader in the production of nanomaterials for the automotive, coatings, electronics, and oil and gas recovery industries.

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