Chemical, Oil & Gas

A number of national and international manufacturers in the Chemical, Oil and Gas industries find Northwest Florida a great place to conduct business. In a time where the industry has seen some declines, many of these companies have continued to grow.

Featured Companies


Eastman Chemicals produces a range of amines products that are used in the food, feed and agriculture markets. The facility produces functional and specialty amines as well as crop protection products.


Berg Pipe

Berg Pipe produces pipe for the oil and gas sector. The Panama City mill has a capacity of 400,000 tons per year and manufactures Linepipe by 3RB process (straight seam with double submerged arc welded pipe manufactured by three roll bending).


Ascend Performance

Ascend Performance Materials is a premium provider of high-quality chemicals, fibers and plastics. Ascend’s Pensacola plant is the largest integrated nylon facility in the world. The site produces basic chemicals and nylon polymer in a single facility that consists of multiple chemical manufacturing and polymer manufacturing units. The site supplies a diverse customer base in the Americas, Europe and Asia in the growing markets of automotive, electronics and consumer goods.



Oceaneering is a one-stop shop for subsea distribution and have delivered more than 4,000 km of subsea umbilical control systems. With world-class global manufacturing facilities and industry experience, we meet your complete subsea distribution requirements with optimized solutions.


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Florida’s Great Northwest is the regional economic development organization for the Florida Panhandle. Our region includes three MSAs: Pensacola, Fort Walton Beach and Panama City and 12 counties: Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, Walton, Holmes, Washington, Bay, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Liberty and Franklin. We can provide your company confidential assistance with your relocation or expansion plans to Northwest Florida. Let us know how we can help!