[Letterhead of Albermarle Corporation]
February 28, 2018
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549
|Re:||Notice of Disclosure Filed in Annual Report on Form 10-K under Section 219|
of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012
and Section 13(r) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended
Ladies and Gentlemen:
Pursuant to Section 219 of the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 and Section 13(r) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, notice is hereby provided that Albemarle Corporation has made disclosure pursuant to those provisions in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2017, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 28, 2018.
|/s/ Karen G. Narwold|
|Name:||Karen G. Narwold|
Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and