Thomas Petroleum named as Huntsman Master Distributor of Performance Products

Huntsman and Thomas Team Up to Bring Huntsman Gas Treating Chemicals to the US Markets

VICTORIA, TX – April 13, 2012

Huntsman International, LLC (NYSE:HUN) a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals, announced the master distributor relationship with Thomas Petroleum on April 9, 2012.

Thomas leverages its technical expertise and supply chain management as a value added distributor in support of Huntsman’s Performance Products for the Oil and Gas Industry. Thomas has serviced the Oil and Gas segment for over 30 years. "We are excited to be named as a Master Distributor for the gas treating chemical products of Huntsman Corporation. In the years we have been working with the Huntsman team, we know the products deliver superior performance to our customers. Our Chemical Team is focused on expanding the Huntsman market share in the oil and gas segment." said Brad Christiansen , Sales Manager — Thomas Petroleum.

"We are confident that this new master arrangement will result in improved customer service and unparalleled market focus for the ultimate benefit of our valued customers." -Pat Holub, Huntsman’s Marketing and Technical Manager–Gas Treating.

Thomas Petroleum Chemical Services

The Chemical Services Team of Thomas Petroleum covers the oil and gas industry from the Gulf Coast to the Rocky Mountains. From in the field troubleshooting to plant simulations with our customers’ engineering teams, we provide a full range of support. Linked tightly to the Huntsman technical team our focus is on solving the gas treating challenges of our customers. From commodity chemicals to specialty amines our team brings resources and expertise to address the needs of our customers.

"We are very excited about the new opportunities that this alignment provides. Huntsman is a leading developer of specialty chemicals, and we are proud to represent their products in the very challenging environment of the oil and gas industry. Over the past decade, the Huntsman group has witnessed firsthand our dedication to providing value to our customers. We are ready to provide that dedication and value to new and growing business relationships." -Chris Harris

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About Huntsman

Huntsman is a global manufacturer and marketer of differentiated chemicals. Their operating companies manufacture products for a variety of global industries, including chemicals, plastics, automotive, aviation, textiles, footwear, paints and coatings, construction, technology, agriculture, health care, detergent, personal care, furniture, appliances and packaging. Originally known for pioneering innovations in packaging and, later, for rapid and integrated growth in petrochemicals, Huntsman has approximately 12,000 employees and operates from multiple locations worldwide. The Company had 2011 revenues of over $11 billion.

Huntsman Performance Products include amines, surfactants and other chemicals widely used in oilfield operations. These products are used in a variety of applications throughout the oil production process – from production chemicals such as corrosion inhibitors, demulsifiers and paraffin dispersants, to drilling additives, cementing super-plasticizers and repair systems for cementing failures. In addition, Huntsman's unique alkylation capabilities enable the customization of alkyl aromatics and sulphonates for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) formulations.