It is obtained by caustic extraction of petroleum distillates, mainly of the kerosene and diesel fractions. This product is subjected to a strict laboratory quality control through the implementation of ASTM tests to ensure the product quality.
PETROPERÚ offers to the market three levels of naphthenic acid:
Naphthenic Acid 250
These products are produced in the Talara Refinery. The naphthenic acid 250 is the most requested.
Its high degree of reactivity results in great versatility of derivatives. It has multiple applications; the main one is the production of metalic naphthenates for manufacturing: