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Coatings & Materials

From corrosion-fighting smart coatings to novel high pressure/high temperature materials, some of today’s most innovative breakthroughs in materials science start at Battelle. We’re working at the cutting edge of scientific discovery, from functionalized nanomaterials to sustainable bio-based solutions.


Leading-edge coatings and materials are critical in helping oil & gas companies establish and maintain a competitive advantage. 

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Battelle’s history of innovation and cross-industry expertise has resulted in some of the most advanced coatings and materials for several markets. For oil & gas companies, these technologies detect and treat corrosions and improve viscosity and fluid dynamics for enhanced operational efficiency.

Battelle is leading the way in materials development for the oil & gas industry. We’re applying cutting-edge research from the military, pharmaceutical, consumer products and aviation industries to find new solutions to the unique challenges of the oil & gas industry.

Our expertise includes:

  • Proppants
  • Corrosion coatings
  • Biofouling solutions
  • Encapsulation and controlled release technologies
  • Elastomers
  • Electrical materials and supercapacitors


Our services include:

Corrosion Detection, Prevention and Mitigation
Battelle is working to expand the understanding of corrosion processes and develop new technologies and materials that resist degradation in even the harshest environments. Learn more.

Battelle has deep experience in evaluating and developing proppant materials for conventional and unconventional applications. We developed and patented a new proppant binder system that can be injected and cured in place in unconsolidated formations. The resin-coated binder system was developed to meet the needs of “Frac and Pack” (FnP) oil & gas operations, especially wells using water injection to boost production.


Our benefits include:

  • Detect, repair and prevent costly corrosion-related challenges
  • Improve viscosity and fluid dynamics for increase efficiency
  • Decrease costs through risk mitigation and operational improvement