Albemarle announces quarterly dividend

                    Albemarle announces quarterly dividend  PR Newswire  BATON ROUGE, La., May 13, 2014  BATON ROUGE, La., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The board of directors of Albemarle Corporation (NYSE: ALB) declared today a quarterly dividend of $0.275 per share. The dividend is payable July 1, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business as of June 13, 2014.  Albemarle Corp. Logo  About Albemarle Albemarle Corporation, headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a leading global developer, manufacturer, and marketer of highly-engineered specialty chemicals for consumer electronics, petroleum refining, utilities, packaging, construction, automotive/transportation, pharmaceuticals, crop protection, food-safety and custom chemistry services. The Company is committed to global sustainability and is advancing its eco-practices and solutions in its two global business units: Performance Chemicals and Catalyst Solutions. Corporate Responsibility Magazine selected Albemarle to its prestigious "100 Best Corporate Citizens" list for 2010, 2011 and 2013. Albemarle employs approximately 3,900 people and serves customers in approximately 100 countries. Albemarle regularly posts information to www.albemarle.com, including notification of events, news, financial performance, investor presentations and webcasts, Regulation G reconciliations, SEC filings, and other information regarding the Company, its businesses and the markets we serve.  "Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Albemarle Corporation's business that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K.  Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111129/MM14279LOGO  SOURCE Albemarle Corporation  Website: http://www.albemarle.com Contact: Albemarle Media Contact: Ashley Mendoza, (225) 388-7137, Ashley.Mendoza@albemarle.com; Albemarle Investor Relations Contact: Lorin Crenshaw, (225) 388-7322, Lorin.Crenshaw@albemarle.com  
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