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CEMEX USA Ohio Cement Plant receives API Certification for Well Cements

Houston – March 1, 2013

CEMEX USA is pleased to announce that its Fairborn, OH cement plant received license from the American Petroleum Institute (API) to monogram its well cements that meet API certification.

For over 100 years, CEMEX has provided well cements to specific downhole requirements that result in consistent formulations to fit any operating environment.

“Receiving certification from API for our well cement products is a reflection our R&D team’s expertise in product development,” said Karl Watson, Jr., President, CEMEX USA. “We look forward to continuing our long standing history serving the oil and gas industry by providing superior customer service, through a dedicated and specialized team, and continuing to offer technical services, construction products and field services specifically tailored for the oil and gas industry.”

CEMEX serves the oil and gas industry with five of its regional production plants and throughout one of the largest logistics networks in the nation. This wide-ranging plant and logistics network is capable of producing the widest product offering of well cements across the U.S.

“CEMEX is proud to continue strengthening its position in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, which represent high growth potential for unconventional exploration and production methods,” said Frank Craddock, Executive Vice President, Commercial & Public Affairs, CEMEX USA. “This effort reaffirms our long term commitment to this sector, not only in the Northeast but also in other key regions, as we aim to maintain our position as a leading supplier of choice for well cements.”

CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. CEMEX’s U.S. network includes 13 cement plants, 47 active cement distribution terminals, approximately 100 aggregate quarries and more than 420 ready-mix concrete plants. For more information, visit www.cemexusa.com.