Albemarle Corporation is a global developer, manufacturer and marketer of specialty chemicals. The Company operates through three segments: Energy Storage, Specialties and Ketjen. The Energy Storage business contributes to the growth of clean miles driven with electric vehicles and more efficient use of renewable energy through grid storage. Its Specialties segment enables the prevention of fires starting in electronic equipment, greater fuel efficiency from rubber tires and the reduction of emissions from coal-fired power plants. The Ketjen business creates efficiency of natural resources through more usable products from a single barrel of oil, enables safer, greener production of alkylates used to produce more environmentally friendly fuels, and reduced emissions through cleaner transportation fuels. It serves the markets, such as serve include energy storage, petroleum refining, consumer electronics, construction, automotive, lubricants, pharmaceuticals and crop protection.