About Us


Who We Are

Zerust® Oil & Gas is a division of Northern Technologies International Corporation (NTIC) which develops unique inhibitor-based corrosion mitigating solutions for the oil and gas industry to support the following markets and sectors: exploration and production; refineries; terminals; equipment suppliers; pipelines and transportation. 

Our team leverages the NTIC global network of technical support to reach more than 70 countries with over 50 years of experience of trained corrosion management professionals and channel partners to deliver products, provide local support, conduct client training and participate in solution field trials. 


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World’s Leading Supplier of VCI

As the world’s leading supplier of Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) based solutions for the Oil & Gas Industry, Zerust® Oil & Gas utilizes its expertise in the VCI space and has developed several unique solutions for aboveground storage tanks, pipeline preservation, pipe casing protection, equipment preservation, rig-stacking/mothballing, and more.

Some of our key oil and gas clients include BP, Marathon, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Sunoco, Energy Transfer, Buckeye Partners, L.P., and Kinder Morgan. 


Corrosion Technologies

Our Zerust Oil & Gas technologies have been successfully implemented across refineries, oil rigs, and tank farms around the world. By combining our proprietary Zerust inhibitor formulations with some of the traditional corrosion mitigation methods in use today (cathodic protection, coatings, etc.), our advanced technology yields several unique and innovative solutions that counter expensive corrosion problems. 

Zerust corrosion engineers go beyond VCI technology by offering a comprehensive system called Integrated Corrosion Technologies (“ICT”). Our trained professionals will help you pick the right VCI solution for your corrosion need.

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Our Parent Company, NTIC

Northern Technologies International Corporation (NTIC) was founded in 1970 in Lino Lakes, Minnesota and is in the business of converting unique environmentally beneficial materials science into value added products and services for industrial and consumer applications. 

NTIC’s primary business is corrosion prevention marketed largely under the ZERUST® brand for rust and corrosion inhibiting products and services to the automotive, electronics, electrical, mechanical, military  and retail consumer markets, and the Zerust® Oil & Gas for the oil and gas industry. NTIC also markets and sells a portfolio of bio-based and biodegradable polymer resins and finished products marketed under the Natur-Tec® brand.