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Summary Summary Halliburton helped operator reinforce casing to meet new deepwater Gulf of Mexico standards
Halliburton Completion Tools and Baroid teamed for record run that saved a major operator $400,000 of rig time
Summary Summary How Halliburton beat a client’s drilling average by 43%, saving them more than $200,000.
Integrated bit, fluid and drilling services allowed Halliburton to model, measure and optimize continuously, saving 3.6 days.
Summary Summary N-SOLATE® Packer Fluids - Sales Data Sheet
N-SOLATE™ Packer Fluids - Water-Based Solids-Free Insulating Packer Fluids Provide Long-Term Protection Against Heat Transfer & Corrosion
Summary Summary Hi-Flow DE Filtration Unit
Halliburton Baroid's Hi-Flow DE Filtration Unit
Summary Summary EP MUDLUBE® - Product Data Sheet
EP MUDLUBE® modified tall oil fatty acid can be used to help impart extreme pressure lubricating properties to drilling fluids.
Summary Summary EZ SPOT® - Product Data Sheet
EZ SPOT™ is a concentrated blend of emulsifiers, lubricants, and viscosifiers. When added to base oil and mixed with water, EZ SPOT forms a stable invert emulsion that can be added to help free differentially stuck pipe. Densities of pills formulated with EZ SPOT can be increased with additions of barite, hematite, or other common weighting agents.
Summary Summary DEXTRID® LTE™ Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
DEXTRID® LTE™, modified potato starch helps provide filtration control with minimum viscosity buildup in water-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary DEXTRID® E™ Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
DEXTRID® E™ modified starch helps provides filtration control with minimum viscosity buildup in water-based drilling fluids. Through its coating mechanism, DEXTRID E filtration control additive helps to reduce dispersion of clay particles and stabilize reactive formations.
Summary Summary BARANEX® Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BARANEX® filtration control agent is sulphonated lignite for use in water-based drilling fluid systems.
Summary Summary BORE-PLUS™ Suspension Agent - Product Data Sheet
BORE-PLUS™ acrylate copolymer additive is used in water-based drilling fluids as a filtration control agent.
Summary Summary BaraLube® W-661 Lubricant - Product Data Sheet
BaraLube® W-661 Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary BAROID® 41 Weighting Material- Product Data Sheet
BAROID® 41 weighting material is ground Barite and used to increase the density of drilling fluids to control formation pressures. BAROID 41 weighting material has a specific gravity of 4.1 and can be used to increase the density in oil and water-based drilling fluids up to 20 lb/gal (2.40 SG). BAROID 41 weighting material is more widely available than standard BAROID weighting material. It is chemically inert and does not affect drilling fluid chemical properties
Summary Summary BROMI-MUL™ - Product Data Sheet
BROMI-MUL™ nonionic surfactant emulsifier is especially designed to emulsify high density brines such as sodium chloride, sodium bromide, calcium chloride, calcium bromide, and zinc bromide into diesel, crude or mineral oils.
Summary Summary BROMI-VIS® - Product Data Sheet
BROMI-VIS viscosifier is a liquid dispersion of activated HEC in a water soluble carrier. BROMI-VIS viscosifier is used to viscosify high density brines that contain calcium bromide and zinc bromide.
Summary Summary BaraKlean®-648 Casing Cleaner - Product Data Sheet
BaraKlean®-648 Casing Cleaner - Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary BaraLock®-666.M LCM - Product Data Sheet
BaraLock®-666.M premium medium-sized reticulated foam lost circulation material (LCM) is used as a supplement to any LCM pill formulation in any fluid type and any formation, but not intended for reservoir applications. This proprietary, engineered, supplemental solution is designed to help seal fractures up to at least 10,000 microns.
Summary Summary BDF™-443 Filter Cake Breaker - Product Data Sheet
BDF™-443 Filter Cake Breaker Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary BDF™-921 Lubricant - Product Data Sheet
BDF-921 Drilling Lubricant - Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary ADAPTA® 450 - Product Data Sheet
ADAPTA® 450 filtration control agent is a cross-linked polymer that can provide filtration control in oil and synthetic based fluid systems at temperatures up to 450°F (232°C).
Summary Summary BORE-VIS® II™ Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
BORE-VIS® II™ improved blend of viscosifiers is used to help increase flow properties in water-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary BARABLOK™ 400™ Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BARABLOK™ 400™ powdered hydrocarbon resin (asphaltite) is a natural bitumen with a high softening point that permits the product to extrude into formation fractures and bedding planes, and bond the matrix to prevent sloughing.
Summary Summary COLDTROL® Thinner - Product Data Sheet
COLDTROL® thinner is used to control the rheological properties of oil-based and synthetic-based drilling fluids at low temperatures. It helps prevent low-temperature gelation effects that occur in drilling fluids at low temperatures.
Summary Summary BaraFLC® W-690 Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BaraFLC® W-690 (formerly BDF™-690) high temperature filtration control additive is a special starch derivative, intended for reducing high-pressure/high-temperature (HPHT) filtrate loss for water-based fluids. It is non-ionic in nature and suitable for fluids containing salts or ion sensitive additives.
Summary Summary BaraLock®-666.F LCM - Product Data Sheet
premium fine-sized reticulated foam lost circulation material (LCM) is used as a supplement to any LCM pill formulation in any fluid type and any formation, but not intended for reservoir applications. This proprietary, engineered, supplemental solution is designed to help seal fractures up to at least 3,000 microns.
Summary Summary BaraShield®-664 LCM - Product Data Sheet
BaraShield®-664 medium-sized granular multi-modal lost circulation material is used to prevent or remediate seepage to partial lost circulation in any fluid type and is applicable in any formation – not intended for reservoir applications.
Summary Summary BARABLOK™ Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BARABLOK™ powdered hydrocarbon resin (asphaltite) is a natural bitumen with a high softening point that permits the product to extrude into formation fractures and bedding planes, and bond the matrix to prevent sloughing. BARABLOK contains no chemical treatment and can be used in water-based or oil-based drilling fluids. BARABLOK can be used with temperatures up to 350°F (177°C).
Summary Summary BaraLock®-666.C LCM - Product Data Sheet
BaraLock®-666.C premium coarse-sized reticulated foam lost circulation material (LCM) is used as a supplement to any LCM pill formulation in any fluid type and any formation, but not intended for reservoir applications. This proprietary, engineered, supplemental solution is designed to help seal fractures up to at least 25,000 microns (< 1 inch).
Summary Summary BaraShield®-663 LCM - Product Data Sheet
BaraShield®-663 premium fine-sized granular multi-modal lost circulation material is used to provide wellbore stability in any fluid type and is applicable in any formation – not intended for reservoir applications.
Summary Summary BXR-L™ Shale Stabilizer - Product Data Sheet
BXR-L™ sulfonated asphalt and hydrocarbon resin (asphaltite) is dispersed in glycerol, polyglycerols, and polypropylene glycol.
Summary Summary BRINEDRIL-VIS™ - Product Data Sheet
BRINEDRIL-VIS™ water-soluble biopolymer exhibiting exceptional shear thinning rheology and suspension properties.
Summary Summary BaraBlend®-665 LCM - Product Data Sheet
BaraBlend®-665 premium granular, high fluid loss lost circulation material (contains fine-sized reticulated foam) can be used in fresh or salt water in any formation – not intended for reservoir applications.
Summary Summary BaraKlean®-647 Casing Cleaner - Product Data Sheet
BaraKlean®-647 Casing Cleaner - Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary SHALEDRIL® F Water-Based Fluid Proves Successful on Troublesome Fayetteville Shale
The Marrowian shale that lies above the Fayetteville Shale in Arkansas is highly reactive and prone to fracturing and delamination. It is typically drilled with an Invert Emulsion fluid, which reduces the chance of swelling of this formation.
Summary Summary LSNAF System Increases Productivity in HPHT Wells
Åsgardfield in the Norwegian Sea is characterized as having high-temperature, high-pressure field with low permeability sandstone.
Summary Summary Applied Fluids Optimization Monitoring Prevents Problems Before They Occur
Halliburton proposed monitoring the well with Halliburton’s Applied Fluids Optimization (AFO) service.
Summary Summary Kazakhstan: INNOVERT® System Used in Well’s Record-Breaking Performance
An operator working in the Karachaganak field was looking for an innovation that would optimize the incumbent drilling program in an effort to further reduce costs and improve the efficiency of the stimulation process.
Summary Summary STEELSEAL® Lost Circulation Material and BARACARB® Bridging Agent Help Apache Improve Wellbore Stability
STEELSEAL® Lost Circulation Material and BARACARB® Bridging Agent Help Apache Improve Wellbore Stability and Cut Costs by 50%
Summary Summary Venezuela: Halliburton's SupaVac SV400 Pumping System Helped Clean Mud Pits 65% Faster, Saving US$ 6.3 MM of Rig Time
The challenge was to provide a waste management solution that would accelerate the cleaning operation and significantly reduce downtime.
Summary Summary DEXTRID® Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
DEXTRID® modified and bacterially stabilized potato starch helps provide filtration control with minimum viscosity buildup in water-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary FLO-CLEAN™ MD - Product Data Sheet
FLO-CLEAN MD polymer is a revolutionary new way to ensure a faster, safer displacement to reduce wellbore cleanup and filtration in non-zinc brines.
Summary Summary DUO-SQUEEZE™ H - Product Data Sheet
DUO-SQUEEZE™ H lost circulation material is a unique blend which includes a resilient graphitic carbon material, with an optimized bimodal particle size distribution.
Summary Summary DRILTREAT® - Product Data Sheet
DRILTREAT® lecithin liquid dispersion can quickly change the natural water-wetting characteristics of drilled solids and weighting agents in oil muds, making them preferentially oil-wetting.
Summary Summary GEM GPE - Product Data Sheet
GEM™ GPE shale stabilizer is a blend of polyglycols used in water-based drilling fluids to help improve shale stability and lubricity. Recommended for potassium and sodium salt based fluids but can be used in fresh water non-dispersed fluids when low to medium reactive clays and shale are anticipated.
Summary Summary FILTER-CHEK™ Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
FILTER-CHEK™ modified starch can be used to ensure filtration control in water-based fluids with minimum viscosity buildup.
Summary Summary ENVIRO-TORQ® - Product Data Sheet
ENVIRO-TORQ® blend of modified fatty acids and emulsifiers can be used in water-based drilling fluids to help enhance mud lubricity, reduce torque and drag on drillstrings, and formulate spotting fluid pills to free stuck pipe.
Summary Summary ENVIRO-THIN™ - Product Data Sheet
ENVIRO-THIN chrome-free iron lignosulfonate helps control flow properties and filtration rates of water-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary DEXTRID® LT™ Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
DEXTRID® LT™ modified potato starch helps provide filtration control with minimum viscosity buildup in water-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary RHEMOD™ L - Product Data Sheet
RHEMOD L suspension agent viscosifier is a modified fatty acid for providing suspension and viscosity in non-aqueous drilling fluids.
Summary Summary Suspension Package 1, 2, 3
Baroid Suspension Package 1, 2 and 3 suspension agents are an integral part of BaraECD® High-Performance Drilling Fluid System.
Summary Summary Inhibitive HYDRO-GUARD® WBM and DFG™ Modeling Software Deliver Trouble-free Drilling, Saving US$ 360K
Offset wells experienced multiple downhole issues: » High torque » Lost circulation » Reactive clays » Gas and water flows » Differential sticking
Summary Summary BaraBlend®-665/BaraLock®-666 LCM Pills Help Stop Losses in Deep Fractured Carbonate, Save USD 600K
Stop severe losses in highly fractured carbonate formation: » High volumes of non-aqueous fluid lost at 5,900 meters (19,357 feet) » Cement plugs cause delay and increase well control risks
Summary Summary Organoclay-Free Fluids Enable Operator to Drill and Complete Slim-Profile Well in Record Time
Baroid Fluid Systems and AFO Service help narrow ECD window in mature well
Summary Summary Baroid Slurry Handling System Provides Cost-Effective Waste Disposal Solution
System enables operator to achieve zero discharge while drilling in environmentally sensitive area
Summary Summary Engineered HYDRO-PLUG® Pill Dramatically Cuts Loss Rate in Fractured Limestone
Upon spotting the pill, drilling resumed from 1,858 meters (6,096 feet) to 2,060 meters (6,758 feet), but the average loss rate was 180 bbl/hr. Bapetco was unable to continue drilling to the planned interval total depth (TD).
Summary Summary Custom Water-Based Fluid Achieves New Drilling Record in Iraq’s Rumaila Field
Customized Fluid Systems saves 6.4 days of operation
Summary Summary EZ-GLIDE™ Lubricant Prevents High Torque in Oil Sands, Saving Rig Time
Lubricant enables operator to recover significant reservoir drilling fluid for reuse
Summary Summary ENCORE® NAF System Drills Deep Depleted Sand with Zero Losses in Deepwater GOM
A known depleted zone was causing severe lost circulation on deepwater wells in this field.
Summary Summary Optimized CARBONOX® WBM Weighted Up to 2.55 sg (21.3 lb/gal) for High-Pressure Exploration Well
An operator in Argentina’s Parva Negra field planned to re-enter and deepen an extended-reach well that had been temporarily abandoned in 2015. A high-density drilling fluid would be needed to maintain well control. The ability to control equivalent circulating density (ECD) and optimize rheological properties would be critical to the success of this exploratory well operation.
Summary Summary Baroid Fluid Systems: Water Based
Water-Based Descriptions and Applications
Summary Summary BaraShield®-663 LCM Standard Field Application Procedure
Standard Field Application Procedure
Summary Summary HYDRO-PLUG® LCM Standard Field Application Procedure
Standard Field Application Procedure
Summary Summary BaraShield®-664 LCM Standard Field Application Procedure
Standard Field Application Procedure
Summary Summary BaraBlend®-665 LCM Standard Field Application Procedure
BaraBlend™-665 LCM Standard Field Application Procedure
Summary Summary Lost Circulation Flyer
Lost Circulation Flyer
Summary Summary Baroid Webinar Series
The Baroid Webinar Series keeps you up to date on the chemical and mechanical solutions that optimize fluid performance at every stage
Summary Summary Baroid V-133 and Baroid V-71 Cuttings Dryers - Sales Data Sheet
2.4MB The Baroid V-133 Cuttings Dryer has been proven to provide a dramatic reduction in drill solids waste discharge and to help maximize the recovery of synthetic-, oil-, or ester-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary EZ GLIDE™ Lubricant - Sales Data Sheet
EZ GLIDE lubricant from Baroid, a blend of special synthetic oils and surfactants, is designed specifically for low shear environment well profiles to help reduce friction in water-based fluids. Engineered for performance drilling, EZ GLIDE lubricant is non-damaging to producing formations and demonstrates minimal impact on return permeability and outstanding resistance to oil-wetting problems. Containing no petroleum hydrocarbons, EZ GLIDE lubricant is also ideal for applications in environmentally sensitive areas.
Summary Summary ENVIRO-FIX™ Solids Stabilization Process - Sales Data Sheet
3.2MB Drilled cuttings and similar materials are often physically unstable and unsuitable for landfill and difficult to transport and contain. If improperly managed, drilled cuttings may expose the operator to environmental liability. In these strictly regulated times, cuttings can only be disposed of once it has been determined that the material poses no threat to the environment.
Summary Summary PIPESCRUB™ Pipe Dope Remover - Sales Data Sheet
Pipe dope, a grease-based material that may contain metal solids, is applied to threaded tubing and pipe connections to facilitate sealing the connections and to provide lubrication when screwing and unscrewing the connections. Operators take care to specify that minimum amounts of pipe dope are applied because excess amounts can be extruded into the pipe-bore (Figure 1). The exposed material can negatively impact well productivity.
Summary Summary BARASORB® Service - Sales Data Sheet
Onsite Screening and Treatment Services to Help Achieve NPDES Permit Oil and Grease Compliance
Summary Summary NO-BLOK® Non-Emulsifiers - Sales Data Sheet
NO BLOK® non-emulsifiers are mixtures of solvents and surfactants which help to prevent the creation of formation damaging emulsions.
Summary Summary DHAST™ Dynamic High Angle Sag Tester - Sales Data Sheet
The DHAST Dynamic High Angle Settling Test Service developed by Halliburton’s Baroid Engineering and Development Laboratory analyzes dynamic and static barite “sag” in drilling fluids. The DHAST control system provides a wide range of shear rate, temperature, and pressure options to simulate downhole conditions.
Summary Summary BAROFIBRE® Lost Circulation and Seepage - Sales Data Sheet
Field-proven, non-toxic cellulosic material can effectively seal microfractures to help end losses fast
Summary Summary Corrosion Protection Additives - Sales Data Sheet
Baroid offers corrosion protection additives to protect steels in a range of brine and temperature environments.
Summary Summary SupaVac™ SV60 Portable Cuttings and Fluid Transfer Unit - Sales Data Sheet
The SupaVac SV60 Portable Cuttings and Fluid Transfer Unit operates as a shuttle system that alternately discharges then loads a wide range of material, ranging from liquids to heavy slurries to nearly dry cuttings and drilling waste.
Summary Summary Africa: HYDRO-GUARD® water-based fluid system solves shale challenge and nets operator significant savings in remote exploration well
The customer utilized Baroid's HYDRO-GUARD water-based drilling fluid system to deliver the rate of penetration and gauge hole necessary to successfully drill an exploratory well in Offshore Namibia
Summary Summary North Sea: INNOVERT® oil-based fluid success on North Sea horizontal well for 16-in, 12 1/4-in, and 8 1/2-in. sections
The challenge was to drill an 18,000 ft (5,486 m) well into a chalk reservoir at a 90 degree inclination where high losses had been experienced on previous wells in the field.
Summary Summary North Sea: PERFORMADRIL® Solution Maintains Integrity of Deviated, Large-Diameter Hole through Unstable, Reactive Claystone
Baroid successfully used PERFORMADRIL wtaer-based drilling fluid system to drill through a highly unstable and reactive claystone
Summary Summary Venezuela: EZ-PLUG® LCM reduces losses in high permeability, low fracture gradient sections of allochthonous zone
Lost circulation is common in the allochthonous zone because of low fracture gradients and high permeability. The zone is composed of multiple formation types adding to the complexity of maintaining an appropriate fluid density.
Summary Summary US Oklahoma: Efficient ECD Control to Aid in Extended Laterals in Frank Field
A major operator in Oklahoma began drilling horizontal wells in the Mississippi and Woodford formations in 2011. In 2013, their newest project began by attempting an Extended Reach Drilling (ERD) lateral in the Woodford formation, hoping to improve production numbers and lower overall drilling costs.
Summary Summary North Sea: PERFORMADRIL® Drilling Fluid Solution Facilitates Successful Sidetrack through Overpressured Shale
Baroid utilized a customized PERFORMADRIL water-based fluid system to successfully drill a sidetrack through overpressurized shale
Summary Summary Gulf of Mexico: Applied Fluids Optimization (AFO) service helps to avoid costly NPT in deviated GOM deepwater well
Baroid’s Applied Fluids Optimization (AFO) services allows AFO specialists to use Drilling Fluids Graphics – Real Time (DFG RT™) software to interpret the situation in real time, enabling the operators to respond quickly and appropriately.
Summary Summary BaraECD® High-Performance Fluid System Enables Operator to Successfully Drill MPD Well
On the Ensco 82 rig located in the Gulf of Mexico in 2012, the operator was drilling a managed-pressure-drilling (MPD) well in a depleted sand formation in the South Timbalier field.
Summary Summary EZ SPOT® Pill Assists in Freeing Differentially Stuck Pipe While Reaming in Section
While drilling a horizontal well in the Vankor Field of Eastern Siberia, Russia, an operator was challenged to overcome the following difficult well profile when drilling into the Nizhnekhetsk formations
Summary Summary High-Performance Fluid System Enables Low-Pressure Circulation During Challenging Scab-Liner Run
Major operator recently attempted to run and cement a 12,000-ft scab liner in a well located in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
Summary Summary Netherlands: Hollow-Glass Spheres allow Drilling Fluid Densities as Low as 0.8 SG
An operator intended to develop a low pressure gas reservoir in a sandstone formation and the reservoir had been depleted by previous production. The fracture gradient, already low in the virgin reservoir, was anticipated to be significantly reduced. Lost circulation and formation damage were recognized as significant drilling hazards. A low density drilling fluid was required to drill and complete the low pressure environment.
Summary Summary Engineered Solution with DFG™ Software Enables Operator to Drill Long Lateral Section
An operator was actively drilling horizontal wells in Kakwa area of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin to produce gas from the Montney shale formation, where historically, Rate of Penetration (ROP) is low.
Summary Summary Norway: BaraLube™ W-511 brine lubricant in packer fluid significantly eases friction to facilitate running of upper completion
BaraLube™ W-511 brine lubricant in packer fluid significantly eases friction to facilitate running of upper completion
Summary Summary Qatar: N-FLOW™ 325 Filter Cake Breaker Helped Operator Stimulate Fishbone Well
The operator wanted to drill and stimulate a multiple branch (“fishbone”) monolayer multilateral well in the Mishrif Formation.
Summary Summary North Sea: Successful N-FLOW™ 325 filter cake breaker treatment achieves high production rates for Statoil
Statoil’s challenge in the A-14H well in the Visund Field was to drill the long 8 ½ in x 9 ½ in hole section for the first time through the reservoir at high angle. They wanted to ensure that maximum communication between the reservoir formation water and the wellbore could be achieved.
Summary Summary Brunei: Baroid's Mix On The Fly (MOTF) System Allows Continuous Drilling With Limited Pit Volume
This customer called upon Halliburton Baroid to find a solution for mixing high volumes of Dynamic Kill Drilling (DKD) mud with limited pit volume of 655m³.
Summary Summary Chile: WellSET® Treatment Services Isolated Perforations & Helped Eliminate Fluid Losses
During a completion job for a well with total depth of 3,072 m, the operator wanted to maximize well production by isolating the secondary pay zone of the Terciario Superior formation.
Summary Summary Qatar: Engineered PERFORMADRIL® Fluid System with BARACARB® Bridging Agents Helped Save 3 Days of Rig Time and $4M
Qatar Shell Services Company (QSSC ) was planning to drill and core an 8½” reservoir section in an exploration well in the Pre-Khuff formation. The primary target was the Jauf Reservoir, and the Unayzah Reservoir was the secondary target. QSSC was seeking an environmentally-friendly fluid system that could help minimize formation damage and provide optimum shale inhibition for increased wellbore stability over an extended period of time during well logging. As an added challenge, the expected temperature in the reservoir section was expected to be 300°F.
Summary Summary Argentina: Optimized Bridging Package Helps Reduce Total Operational Time and Obtain a Nominal Borehole Diameter
The operator was looking for a solution that would help increase wellbore stability and maximize efficiency in order to reduce the number of days spent completing the well. Prior wells drilled in the field experienced excessive dragging during tripping operations, instability issues, and irregular borehole diameters.
Summary Summary Russia: Baroid Drilling Fluids Graphics (DFG™) Software and LCM Strategy Help Provide Successful Drilling Operations and Cement Job
An operator in the North Caucasus Region of Russia was drilling an ultra deep (5,800 meters) High-Pressure/High-Temperature vertical exploratory well. During the fifth interval at 4,811m, the operator experienced lost circulation.
Summary Summary Angola: LCM Pill Seals loss Zone in Deepwater Angola
By Using HYDRO-PLUG as a Cement Support in the open hole before setting a kick off plug, the cement remained in place and did not allow for any channeling inside the large rat hole that held the junk from centralizers left in the hole.
Summary Summary Innovative Sag-Resistant Fluid Provides Cost-Effective Drilling Solution for High-Angle Wellbore
Months of development and collaboration with the GOM operator yielded an enhanced fluid system that could meet each of the challenges presented by this extremely difficult wellbore.
Summary Summary Mexico: BOREMAX® High-Performance Water-Based Fluid Helped Reduce Operational Cost & Non-Productive Time
To reach the Upper Pliocene formation, Industrias Costa Mesa needed to drill through the Paraje Solo formation – which consisted of sands and sedimented clay in a shallow water environment. This section was to be drilled vertical with a 26” bit and conventional bottom hole assembly up to 3,280 ft. mud depth.
Summary Summary Colombia: Customized Shale Control Sweeps Prevent Instability in Reservoir, Saves $80K in Rig Time
Most horizontal oil wells in the Castilla field are drilled using a geo-navigational technique that improves hydrocarbon recovery, but also brings wellbore stability challenges. The operator had experienced pack off incidents with both the bottomhole assembly (BHA) and the liner due to exposure to reactive shale. To avoid damaging the reservoir, the proposed treatment had to be applied very precisely.
Summary Summary Saudi Arabia: Inhibitive HYDRO-GUARD® System and Engineered Lost Circulation Blend Save 5 Days in Complex Wellbore
Multiple severe loss zones were encountered on offset wells, ranging in depth from 5,100 ft to near total depth at approximately 9,500 ft total vertical depth (TVD). Heavy lost circulation material (LCM) treatments and cement plugs were only partially effective in reducing losses. The complex wellbore also presented potential issues with swelling shale, gas/salt water influxes and differential sticking, all of which had been observed on offsets.
Summary Summary US Colorado: Dual HH-5500 Centrifuge Dewatering Units Successfully Maintain Mud Weights while Drilling through Surface and Intermediate Sections
Halliburton Baroid implemented dual HH-5500 centrifuge dewatering units with an updated Enviro-Floc® unit which provided the customer with the ability to process fluids at a much higher rate.
Summary Summary Canada: Drilling Fluids Graphics (DFG™) software allows Operator to save rig time and successfully drill challenging HPHT well in Western Canada
Drilling Fluids Graphics (DFG™) with DrillAhead® Hydraulics Modeling Software was utilized during planning and execution of the well. Baroid personnel were able to accurately model multiple characteristics for four different sections of the well, and the operator followed these models to reduce non-productive time (NPT).
Summary Summary Qatar: N-FLOW™ 325 Filter Cake Breaker Applied in Long Reservoir Helps Increase Production 75%
The operator wanted to stimulate the entire 3,741 m length of the reservoir by placing N-FLOW™ 325 filter cake breaker 325 inside the 8-1/2-in. open hole from 6,041 m to 4,923 m and inside the 6-5/8-in. perforated liner back to 2,300 m. Based on the Baroid global database, this would be the largest N-FLOW application performed to date. The calculated required volume was 159 m3 (1,000 bbl), including 10% excess, to stimulate 3,741 m of hole.
Summary Summary Egypt: Engineered HYDRO-GUARD® High-Performance Water-Based Fluid and TORQ-TRIM® II Lubricant Saved Operator $1.5M While Drilling 8½" Deviated Hole
An operator working in the Western Desert region of Egypt, planned to drill a deviated well with a 38 degree inclination. The required fluid hydrostatic pressure stabilizing the reactive shales resulted in a 3000 psi overbalance against the depleted 3700 psi reservoir sands pore pressure. Consequently, high torque and differential sticking was expected.
Summary Summary Indonesia: First Application of N-Flow™ Breaker System Filter Cake Removal in Indonesia
Halliburton Baroid’s technical team recommended solution was the N-Flow™ Breaker System in conjunction with a precursor acid system which was formulated with breakers designed for a safe and controlled reaction in formations with dominating sand lithology.
Summary Summary Argentina: OXYGON™ Oxygen Scavenger Helped Reduce Corrosion in Deep Vertical Wells
A combination of high fluid densities, deep wells and elevated bottom hole temperatures proved to create a corrosive environment for the operator’s rented drillpipe. Although general corrosion was controlled down to very acceptable rates, signs of pitting corrosion were observed on corrosion rings. Pitting corrosion is an extremely localized form of attack which can rapidly perforate metal. Pitting can be far more damaging than general surface corrosion.
Summary Summary Halliburton Solution Improves Cement Isolation, Saving Significant Costs Per Well
WPX Energy was experiencing low, ratty cement tops and subpar cement isolation, which had become an issue with state regulators. They were also encountering increased non-productive time (NPT) with lost circulation in several wells. Cement bond logs indicated poor isolation in many wells, so additional state permits were required before the wells could be completed.
Summary Summary Gulf of Mexico: BARACARB® Bridging Agent Helped Operator Prevent Severe Losses and Stuck Pipe in Depleted Sands
Drilling in depleted sands in the production interval (12-1/4”) at 7,600 PSI overbalanced, an operator was concerned with differentially stuck pipe or suffering severe fluid losses.
Summary Summary Qatar: STOPPIT® Lost Circulation Material Enables Customer to Regain Circulation after Total Losses
Due to previous success with STOPPIT® Lost Circulation Material (LCM) in other areas, Baroid introduced STOPPIT LCM into the planning phase and the drilling program for the current well.
Summary Summary Kazakhstan: Innovative Waste Management System from Baroid Surface Solutions Helps Assure Environmental Compliance and Saves Millions
For more than four years the TCC system has operated successfully for this operator, handling up to three drilling rig operations, and treating more than 36,000m³ of oil based drill cuttings.
Summary Summary Saudi Arabia: BRINEDRIL-N® High-Density Brine-Based Drill-In Fluid Helps Eliminate Stuck in Pipe Issues
An operator in Saudi Arabia created a series of wells in a naturally fractured carbonate formation. These wells involved drilling long horizontal sections through the reservoir. The operator encountered frequent issues with differential sticking and poor rates of penetration.
Summary Summary Egypt: Engineered HYDRO-PLUG® Lost Circulation Material Helped Operator Cure Severe Losses in Carbonate Formation
Drilling in the Eastern Desert, Trans Globe encountered complete losses while drilling the 8.5” hole section to 3,338 ft. In the first attempt to cure the losses, a 100 ppb conventional lost circulation material (LCM) pill was unsuccessful.
Summary Summary Congo: Successful INNOVERT® Fluid Application in Congo Operations
An offshore operator in the Republic of Congo was implementing an open hole expandable sand screen completion strategy. Risks identified included screen plugging, potential for formation damage, and increased costs.
Summary Summary Customized Fluid and Right-Size Shaker Screen Solution Saves Rig 17 Hours
Saturated-Salt Fluid and Right-Size Screens Safely Deliver Gauge Hole, Saving Time on Exploration Well
Summary Summary CLAY GRABBER® improves efficiency and dilution rate, saving US$35,000
CLAY GRABBER® clay encapsulator injection at centrifuges reduces water demand, improves drilling performance and saves US$35,000
Summary Summary Static loss rate drops 87% after use of DUO-SQUEEZE® R LCM pills
Plugging Perforations with Engineered LCM Pills Saves Operator US$500,000 in Rig Time and Eliminates Cement Plug Operation
Summary Summary N-FLOW™ 325 breaker boosts production in 2,867-m lateral
Customized delayed-reaction N-FLOW™ 325 breaker system helps ensure effective filter cake removal throughout longest lateral in the Al-Khalij field
Summary Summary STOPPIT® LCM Pills Cure Loss Rate for Oman Operator
STOPPIT® LCM Pills Cure Severe Losses, Eliminating Need for Cement Plug
Summary Summary Cleanup solutions saves operator US$150,000
Direct Displacement Using BARAKLEAN® GOLD Casing Cleaner and CFS™ Modeling Saves 10 Hours on Deepwater Operation
Summary Summary Static loss rate drops to zero after use of DUO-SQUEEZE® R LCM pills
Plugging Perforations with Engineered DUO-SQUEEZE® R LCM Pills Saves Operator US$200,000 on Sidetrack Operation
Summary Summary Production quadruples after N-FLOW™ 325 treatment
Delayed-reaction N-FLOW™ 325 breaker system helps increase production from 1,000 bbl/day to 4,000 bbl/day
Summary Summary N-FLOW™ 325 treatment boosts production from 100 bpd to 600 bpd
Delayed-reaction N-FLOW™ 325 breaker system helps increase production from 100 bbl/day to 600 bbl/day, saving US$500,000 in rig time
Summary Summary BaraGel™ W-602 Cross-Linked Gel System Delivers Deepwater
After pumping an 8-bbl pill, losses stopped completely, saving operator over $400,000
Summary Summary STICK-LESS 20® lubricant beads smooth the path for whipstock
STICK-LESS 20® Lubricant Beads Reduce Drag 85–90% and Enable Whipstock to Reach Target Depth
Summary Summary ENVIROMUL™ system helps operator drill wells in record time
Well Drilled in 29 Days with ENVIROMUL™ Oil-Based Fluid, 31% Faster than Previous Record Well in Field
Summary Summary HYDRO-GUARD® WBM eliminates zero-discharge concerns and related costs
Successful deepwater well drilled with high-performance HYDRO-GUARD® water-based mud avoids zero-discharge costs
Summary Summary Completion Fluid Services help save operator millions of dollars in Gulf of Mexico
Successful removal of N-Solate® 275 insulating gel leads to estimated savings of US$10-15 million on a deepwater well
Summary Summary N-FLOW™ breaker treatment helps increase production rates
N-FLOW™ 325 Filter Cake Breaker System Yields Strong Production Increase on Four Uranium Extraction Wells
Summary Summary Customized NAF, Optimized Solids Control, and STOPPIT® LCM Help Save over USD 1 Million in One Year
Provide effective cure for severe losses in large fractures
Summary Summary BaraXcel™ HP NAF System Eliminates Two Intervals and Cuts Rig Time in Half
BaraXcel™ HP NAF System Eliminates Two Intervals and Cuts Rig Time in Half
Summary Summary BaraXcel™-N HP NAF and BARACARB® LCM Enable Operator to Avoid Sticking Issues in Depleted Sands
BaraXcel™-N HP NAF and BARACARB® LCM Enable Operator to Avoid Sticking Issues in Depleted Sands
Summary Summary BaraXcel™ HP NAF System Enables Operator to Drill Wolfcamp Well in Record Time
BaraXcel™ HP NAF System Enables Operator to Drill Wolfcamp Well in Record Time
Summary Summary BaraXcel™ HP NAF System Helps Drill Reactive Shales and Abrasive Sandstones with Improved ROP
The wells in northwest Saudi Arabia encounter highly reactive sloughing shales that are followed by abrasive sandstones. These reactive shales pose serious wellbore stability issues and if not managed appropriately can lead to wellbore collapse, hole cleaning issues, stuck pipe incidents, and even lost circulation due to high ECDs (Equivalent Circulating Densities).
Summary Summary Customized BaraXcel™ Fluid System
Customized BaraXcel™ Fluid System Saves Operator More Than USD 4M in Rig Time
Summary Summary BaraECD® NAF Delivers Consistent Wellbore Stability in Deepwater Well, Saving 24 Days of Rig Time
High-Performance Fluid System Optimizes Drilling Operation
Summary Summary BaraXcel™ NAF and DFG™ Modeling Software Help Operator Eliminate Casing String on Permian Basin Wells
BaraXcel™ NAF and DFG™ Modeling Software Help Operator Eliminate Casing String on Permian Basin Wells
Summary Summary Customized BaraXcel™ HP NAF
Customized BaraXcel™ HP NAF Cleans Out Heavy Steel Cuttings During Deepwater Milling Operation
Summary Summary BARO-LUBE NS Lubricant Saves 7-10 Days of Rig Time
BARO-LUBE NS™ Lubricant lowers torque by 27 percent to stop high torque, drilling resumes in reservoir
Summary Summary N-FLOW™ 325 Delayed-Reaction Breaker System Freed Differentially Stuck Pipe
N-FLOW™ 325 Delayed-Reaction Breaker System Frees Differentially Stuck Pipe
Summary Summary PERFORMADRIL Maintains Wellbore Stability & Eliminates Cutting Costs on Challenging Deepwater Angola Project
PERFORMADRIL® System Helps Maintain Wellbore Stability and Eliminate Cuttings Costs on Challenging Deepwater Angola Project
Summary Summary Wellbore cleanout spacers cut filtration time saving operator $150,000
Engineered wellbore cleanout spacers accelerate deepwater displacement
Summary Summary Dynamic pad mud solution provides wellbore stability and reduces costs
Well-planned pad mud operation helps maintain wellbore stability in deviated top hole riser less drilling, saving costs and eliminating casing string from well design
Summary Summary Casing Set Successfully at Planned Depth After Engineered LCM Pills Cure Total Losses
Casing Set Successfully at Planned Depth After Engineered LCM Pills Cure Total Losses
Summary Summary HYDRO-PLUG® LCM Pill Cures Losses in Perforated Zone
HYDRO-PLUG® LCM Pill Cures Losses in Perforated Zone, Eliminating Need for USD 50,000 Cement Squeeze
Summary Summary GeoBalance® Barrier Spacer Prevents Commingling of Mud Cap
GeoBalance® Barrier Spacer Prevents Commingling of Mud Cap and BARADRIL-N® System During Trips in Horizontal Wellbore
Summary Summary Drill-in fluid and delayed breaker deliver 104% return permeability
BARADRIL-N® drill-in fluid and N-FLOW™ 408 filter cake breaker help operator maximize productivity in a mature field
Summary Summary In Less Circulating Time, BaraKlean-648 Casing Cleaner Delivers Brine with less than 2% Solids
BaraKlean-648 cleaner proved to be more powerful than available alternatives and was ideally suited to the technical constraints presented by this application.
Summary Summary DFG™ software helps Husky Oil avoid lost circulation events and save US$24,500
Drilling Fluids Graphics (DFG™) Software Helps Prevent Lost Circulation
Summary Summary Combo LCM pills save operator US$50,000 and prevent hole collapse
Pills built with STOPPIT® and HYDRO-PLUG® lost circulation materials can cure total losses and prevent wellbore collapse
Summary Summary Continental Resources Recovers 500+ bbl OBM, Saves $70K with Mobile Vertical Cuttings Dryer
Continental Resources Recovers 500+ bbl OBM, Saves $70K with Mobile Vertical Cuttings Dryer
Summary Summary Switch to BaraMesh® High-Performance Shaker Screens Saves Operator USD 23,000 per Well
Switch to BaraMesh® High-Performance Shaker Screens Saves Operator USD 23,000 per Well
Summary Summary Optimized displacement using CFS™-648 casing cleaner delivers
Optimized displacement using CFS™-648 casing cleaner delivers successful wellbore cleanout with restricted pipe movement.
Summary Summary BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Outlast Competitor’s Screens and Cut Costs by $7.5k per Well
BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Outlast Competitor’s Screens and Cut Costs by $7.5k per Well
Summary Summary BARAFLAKE® acid-soluble lost circulation material pill cures losses
BARAFLAKE® acid-soluble lost circulation material (LCM) pill cures losses in deepwater carbonate reservoir
Summary Summary HYDRO-PLUG® LCM Pill Cures Total Losses in High-Permeability Depleted Zone
HYDRO-PLUG® LCM pill cures total losses in high-permeability depleted zone
Summary Summary BOREMAX® system saves operator US$180,000 in rig time
BOREMAX® System Customized with BXR™-L and BDF™-490 Shale Stabilizers Saves Six Days of Rig Time
Summary Summary First deepwater Mediterranean horizontal payzone drilled successfully
First deepwater Mediterranean horizontal payzone drilled successfully 10 days ahead of plan with optimized fluids and modeling
Summary Summary Mobile Vertical Cuttings Dryer Saves Operator over $300K in OBM Recovery and Waste Volume Reduction
Mobile Vertical Cuttings Dryer Saves Operator over $300K in OBM Recovery and Waste Volume Reduction
Summary Summary BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Outperform Competition in Side-by-Side Trial, Cut Screen Costs by 30% per Well
BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Outperform Competition in Side-by-Side Trial, Cut Screen Costs by 30% per Well
Summary Summary BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Outlast Competitor Screens, Save Operator $802 per Well
BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Outlast Competitor Screens, Save Operator $802 per Well
Summary Summary Environmental Assurance
Baroid Fluid Services has a strong track record of environmentally responsible product development, driven by demands from our client base and changes in the regulatory landscape.
Summary Summary Liquid Mud Plants (LMPs)
Liquid Mud Plants (LMP) are designed to prepare, treat and store large volumes of drilling and completion fluids. LMP’s are designed around large volumes of storage tanks usually in multiples of 250, 500 or 750 barrel capacity and include mixing tanks and chemical addition systems that allow accurate preparation of fluid formulations prior to transportation to a drilling location.
Summary Summary Operational Support
Operational Support
Summary Summary BARADRIL-N® Reservoir Drilling Fluid Delivers Zero NPT on Field's Longest Lateral
The 7,074-foot (2,156-meter) lateral was drilled successfully with zero NPT, extending 58 percent farther than offset wellbores, with high ROP.
Summary Summary BaraSolve™ Services and BaraStream™ Solutions Save Rig Time and Cost
Halliburton was awarded key offshore and onshore waste management contracts for BP’s drilling campaign in Egypt. For offshore, the customer contracted a drillship with a screw conveyor as the primary, and only, means of transporting cuttings from the shakers to a zero-discharge cuttings handling system.
Summary Summary BaraDrilN™ X Fluid Helps Customer Achieve Well Testing Operation in HPHT Environment
In India, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) was involved in the development of a high-pressure/high-temperature (HPHT) field in the western Mumbai Offshore Basin. Many of these wells could not be tested to their full potential due to lack of an appropriate and cost-effective HPHT completion fluid. Downhole temperatures were as high as 400ºF (204°C), and densities as high as 17.5 lb/gal (2.1 SG) were required.
Summary Summary BaraShield®-664 & BaraLock®-666 LCMs Help Cure Total Losses & Improve Cement Job in Known Thief Zone
Engineered BaraShield®-664 and BaraLock®-666 sweeps and LCM squeeze pills were used throughout the interval to seal and heal the wellbore.
Summary Summary BaraH2O™ Slop Treatment Unit Delivers Cost Reduction and Safer Operations
A major operator in the UK North Sea was generating large volumes of slop fluids, which were sent to shore for processing and disposal. The goal was to reduce the volume of slop fluids and the associated costs.
Summary Summary Oman: HYDRO-GUARD® WBM Saves Six Days on Long 12-1/4-Inch Section with Reactive Clays, Potential Loss Zones
The 12-1/4-inch section was the longest interval of the well, with a planned casing setting depth of approximately 3,600 meters (11,811 feet). Three reactive clay formations would be encountered while drilling this section: the Natih D, Nahr Umr, and Gharif shales. On previous wells, these formations had destabilized, resulting in excessive backreaming during trips and hole pack-off conditions.
Summary Summary GOM: BARADRIL-N CT fluid yields effective deepwater coiled-tubing cleanout in one circulation
Versatile drill-in fluid replaces high-viscosity sweeps, saving operator time and money
Summary Summary Texas, USA: BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Reduce Screen Usage Up to 66% on Three 18,000-ft Wells
A rig in the Permian Basin was equipped with three NOV Brandt™ KING COBRA™ VENOM™ Shakers, each with four screens. The drilling contractor was responsible for providing shaker screens per the drilling contract, so the rig manager was interested in reducing the number of screen changes and related costs.
Summary Summary BaraMesh® Shaker Screens Deliver Superior Performance Over Competitor's Screens
A North Sea operator wanted to reduce shaker screen costs by using longer-lasting and more-efficient screens. The BaraMesh® API 140 screens were run in a field trial in direct comparison to a competitor’s screens. The trial was conducted using two VSM 300 shakers: one with six BaraMesh screens and the other with the competitor’s equivalent API screens.
Summary Summary BaraBlend®-657 and BARAFLAKE® C LCM Combo Reduces Static Loss Rate to Zero
The operator was able to perform a cement squeeze and to sidetrack the well with no further disruptions.
Summary Summary Colombia: BaraBlend®-665/BaraLock®-666 LCM Pill Restores Circulation, Supports Successful Cement Plug
A customer in Colombia experienced severe lost circulation issues when drilling through depleted sandstone. High-volume losses were a known risk in the area due to faulting, and pore pressures ranged between 3.0 ppg and 4.0 ppg.
Summary Summary Baroid Fluid Systems: Invert Emulsion
Invert Emulsion Descriptions and Applications
Summary Summary STEELSEAL® Crushes the Competition
STEELSEAL’s unique, resilient graphitic carbon-based material outperforms a competitor's graphite.
Summary Summary BaraBlend®-665 Lost Circulation Material Demonstration
BaraBlend®-665 is an “Engineered, Composite Solution” that is designed to remediate partial to severe drilling fluid loss rates typically encountered in unconsolidated sand or gravel and small natural or induced fractures.
Summary Summary HCB Video
HCB Tanks Video
Summary Summary HCB Animation
HCB Tanks Animation
Summary Summary DUO-SQUEEZE® H Operating Procedures
Recommended operating procedures for DUO-SQUEEZE H lost circulation material
Summary Summary EZ MUL® NS - Product Data Sheet
EZ MUL® NS polyaminated fatty acid can be used to emulsify water into oil in non-aqueous phase (NAP) drilling fluids. It is used to help improve a drilling fluid's oil-wetting characteristics and is designed for use in NAP fluids that contain high levels of divalent salts (i.e. CaCl2) in the fluid's water phase.
Summary Summary EZ GLIDE™ - Product Data Sheet
EZ GLIDE proprietary blend of surfactants is specially formulated to help provide friction reduction in water-based fluids.
Summary Summary GEM™ CP - Product Data Sheet
GEM CP polyalkylene glycol is used in water-based drilling fluids to help improve lubricity and shale stability. It is recommended for use in potassium- and sodium-based salt (2-15 percent by weight) systems in areas where highly reactive clays are anticipated.
Summary Summary EZ-CORE™ Emulsifier - Product Data Sheet
EZ-CORE™ refined tall oil fatty acid can be used as a passive emulsifier in all-oil coring and drilling systems.
Summary Summary DURATONE® E - Product Data Sheet
DURATONE® E organophilic lignite is used to help control filtration rates in ester and olefin based drilling muds. DURATONE E is stable at high temperatures and it can be used to control filtration rates in deep, hot wells. It can also be used to improve emulsification of water in oil-based muds and to promote fluid stability. DURATONE E meets environmental requirements for Norway.
Summary Summary ENCORE® BASE - Product Data Sheet
ENCORE® BASE fluid is 100% isomerized olefin-based fluid which is designed to have acceptable environmental compliance for the Gulf of Mexico standards that allow cuttings discharge.
Summary Summary EZ-PLUG® - Product Data Sheet
EZ-PLUG blend of acid soluble lost circulation control materials is designed for use in non-damaging fluids. Applications/Functions Seepage loss control Bridge across permeable formations Plug voids, fractures, and microfractures Minimize damage due to solids Minimize fluid invasion in production zone Advantages Acid soluble Formulated to work in conjunction with drill-n systems Compatible with all drilling and completion fluids Disperses easily in clear brines Particle size distribution designed for all types of losses Typical Properties
Summary Summary GEM™ GP - Product Data Sheet
GEM GP polyalkylene glycol is used in water-based drilling fluids to help improve lubricity and shale stability. It is recommended for use in potassium and sodium based salt (5-22 percent by weight) systems in areas where low to medium reactive clays are anticipated.
Summary Summary EZ-MUD® - Product Data Sheet
EZ-MUD®, partially hydrolyzed polyacrylamide/polyacrylate (PHPA) copolymer emulsion, is used to stabilize reactive clay and shale formations. EZ-MUD acts as a shale stabilizer by adsorbing onto cuttings and clays on the borehole wall, preventing dispersion. Because of its high molecular weight, EZ-MUD quickly viscosifies with increased concentrations.
Summary Summary EZ MUL® - Product Data Sheet
EZ MUL®, polyaminated fatty acid, can be used to emulsify water into oil in diesel oil-based drilling fluids. It is used to improve a drilling fluid's oil-wetting characteristics and is designed for use in oil-based fluids that contain high levels of divalent salts (i.e. CaCl2, MgCl2) in the fluid's water phase.
Summary Summary FLO-CLEAN™ Z - Product Data Sheet
FLO-CLEAN™ Z polymer is a revolutionary new way to ensure a faster, safer displacement to reduce wellbore cleanup and filtration in zinc brines.
Summary Summary FORTI-MUL® - Product Data Sheet- Product Data Sheet
FORTI-MUL® emulsifier is the primary emulsifier and oil-wetting agent for application in BaraXcel™ 1 drilling fluid system. When FORTI-MUL emulsifier is used with RHEMOD™ L viscosifier and ADAPTA® L filtrate reducer, it aids in producing a stable invert emulsion system with low filtration rates.
Summary Summary DURATONE® HT - Product Data Sheet
DURATONE® HT organophilic leonardite is used to help control filtration rates in oil-based drilling muds.
Summary Summary EZ-MUD® GOLD - Product Data Sheet
EZ-MUD® GOLD, clay and shale stabilizer, provides inhibition of clay and shale formations in water-based drilling fluids without substantially increasing viscosity. EZ-MUD GOLD, when added to a QUIK-GEL® or BORE-GEL® slurry, yields an inhibitive drilling fluid system while maintaining manageable and effective fluid properties. The unique beaded structure of EZ-MUD GOLD allows the material to be mixed easily at minimal shear thereby eliminating the need for liquid emulsions.
Summary Summary DEEP-TREAT™ Wetting Agent - Product Data Sheet
DEEP-TREAT™ wetting agent is a solid powder oil-wetting agent that can be added to invert emulsion drilling fluids to reduce flow properties and gel strengths. DEEP-TREAT wetting agent should be added in small quantities because it is highly-efficient and fast-acting. Overtreatment of a system with DEEP-TREAT wetting agent can lead to very low flow properties, which can be difficult to restore to optimum levels for drilling and cleaning a wellbore. DEEP-TREAT wetting agent is suitable for use in INVERMUL® and ENVIROMUL™ drilling fluids.
Summary Summary EZ-MUD® DP - Product Data Sheet
EZ-MUD® DP partially hydrolyzed polyacrylamide/polyacrylate (PHPA) copolymer dry powder is used to stabilize reactive clays and shale formations. EZ-MUD DP acts as a shale stabilizer by inhibiting cuttings and clays in the borehole wall, preventing dispersion. Because of its high molecular weight, EZ-MUD DP quickly viscosifies with increased concentrations.
Summary Summary GELTONE® V - Product Data Sheet
GELTONE V organophilic clay imparts viscosity and suspension properties to oil-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary FOAM-ZAPPER™ - Product Data Sheet
FOAM-ZAPPER™ defoamer can be used to reduce or remove surface foam and entrained air in fresh and sea water drilling fluids as well as viscosified brines.
Summary Summary EZ MUL® NT - Product Data Sheet
EZ MUL® NT, polyaminated fatty acid, can be used to emulsify water into oil in oil-based drilling fluids. It is used to improve a drilling fluid's oil-wetting characteristics and is designed for use in oil-based fluids that contain high levels of divalent salts (i.e. CaCl², MgCl²) in the fluid's water phase. EZ MUL NT is the primary emulsifier in the INVERMUL® RF systems.
Summary Summary GELTONE® II - Product Data Sheet
GELTONE II organophilic clay, imparts viscosity and suspension properties to oil-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary DRIL-N-SLIDE™ - Product Data Sheet
DRIL-N-SLIDE™ blend of organics is used to help improve the lubricity and penetration rate of water-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary FACTANT™ - Product Data Sheet
FACTANT highly concentrated tall oil derivative provides both HTHP filtration control and stable emulsification. The product may be utilized in all nonaqueous base fluids and is effective at lower concentrations than traditional additives.
Summary Summary N-SEAL™ - Product Data Sheet
N-SEAL acid soluble lost circulation material is specially formulated extrusion spun mineral fiber.
Summary Summary NXS-LUBE™ - Product Data Sheet
NXS-LUBE® lubricant is a synthetic blend that reduces downhole friction between metal-to-metal and metal-to-formation contacts.
Summary Summary IRON-THIN™ Thinner - Product Data Sheet
IRON-THIN™ thinner is a chrome-free iron lignosulfonate that helps control flow properties and filtration rates of water-based dispersed drilling fluids.  
Summary Summary HYDRO-PLUG® NS - Product Data Sheet
HYDRO-PLUG NS lost circulation material hydrates to plug vugular and cavernous formations.
Summary Summary N-VIS® HI™ Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
N-VIS HI, a mixed metal silicate, provides enhanced hole cleaning capabilities and formation stability.
Summary Summary OMC® Thinner - Product Data Sheet
OMC® sodium petroleum sulfonate is used to lower rheological properties in oil-based fluids.
Summary Summary N-FLOW™ 408 - Product Data Sheet
Delayed acid generating material for the slow release of acid in completion operations at elevated temperatures.
Summary Summary OMC® 2™ Thinner - Product Data Sheet
OMC 2 oligomeric fatty acid is used to lower rheological properties in oil-based fluids. OMC 2 is recommended for fluids containing organophilic clays or large quantities of drilled solids.
Summary Summary NO-BLOK® Z - Product Data Sheet
NO BLOK® Z non-emulsifer is designed to prevent formation of emulsions between zinc bromide completion brines and crude oil. Formation of emulsions with crude oil can lead to reduced reservoir productivity.
Summary Summary OMC® 42™ Thinner - Product Data Sheet
OMC® 42™ polyimide surfactant is effective in lowering rheological properties in oil-based fluids. OMC 42 is recommended for fluids containing organophilic clays or large quantities of drilled solids.
Summary Summary N-VIS® HI PLUS - Product Data Sheet
N-VIS® HI PLUS mixed metal hydroxide can provide enhanced hole cleaning capabilities and formation stability.
Summary Summary NO-SULF® - Product Data Sheet
NO-SULF blend of zinc compounds is designed to efficiently remove hydrogen sulfide from drilling fluids.
Summary Summary HYDRO-PLUG® - Product Data Sheet
HYDRO-PLUG lost circulation material hydrates to plug vugular and cavernous formations.
Summary Summary N-VIS® Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
N-VIS polymer is a premium quality xanthan product recommended for use where formation protection, solids suspension, and improved hole cleaning are primary concerns.
Summary Summary IMPERMEX® Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
IMPERMEX pregelatinized cornstarch provides filtration control in water-based drilling fluids. IMPERMEX agent is stable in saline drilling fluids that contain small amounts of divalent ions.
Summary Summary NO BLOK® C - Product Data Sheet
NO BLOK C emulsifier is a unique blend of surface active agents designed to help prevent brine/oil emulsions which can occur during well completion operations.
Summary Summary INHIBI-TAR™ - Product Data Sheet
INHIBI-TAR™ rapid-acting blend of solvents, surfactants and inorganic salts is designed to reduce borehole stability problems while drilling tar.
Summary Summary LIQUI-VIS® EP - Product Data Sheet
LIQUI-VIS® EP is a high purity HEC polymer dispersed in a water soluble carrier. It is designed to viscosify fresh water, salt water, and brines.
Summary Summary N-VIS® P PLUS™ Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
N-VIS P PLUS blend of xanthan gum with a specially processed, stabilized nonionic starch ether is synergistic and yields improved static suspension and provides a highly shear-thinning viscosity under dynamic conditions.
Summary Summary INVERMUL® NT - Product Data Sheet
INVERMUL NT blend of oxidized tall oil and polyaminated fatty acid is the basic ingredient of Baroid's water-in-oil emulsion drilling fluids.
Summary Summary OMC® 3™ Thinner - Product Data Sheet
OMC® 3™ fatty acid derivative is used to lower rheological properties in esters and non-aqueous fluid systems. OMC 3 conditioner is recommended for fluids containing organophilic clays or large quantities of drilled solids.
Summary Summary OXYGON™ Scavenger - Product Data Sheet
OXYGON™ is a non-sulfite oxygen scavenger used to minimize the corrosive effects of soluble oxygen. Dissolved oxygen can be removed from drilling, completion and packer fluids. OXYGON works in conjunction with inhibitors, other scavengers and biocides to minimize corrosion and avoid damage to drilling and completion equipment.
Summary Summary LE SUPERMUL™ - Product Data Sheet
LE SUPERMUL polyaminated fatty acid, can be used to emulsify water into PETROFREE LE drilling fluids.
Summary Summary N-DRIL™ HT PLUS™ Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
N-DRIL™ HT PLUS™ filtration control additive is a cross-linked starch product intended for reducing HTHP filtrate loss for water based fluids, particularly in reservoir sections. N-DRIL HT PLUS filtration control additive is suitable for use in all water-based fluids including drilling, completion, and work-over fluids. It has minimal damage characteristics and is readily removed with acid or N-FLOW™ delayed acid generators. When used with oxygen scavengers or within formate brines, N-DRIL HT PLUS filtration control additive is effective up to 300°F (149°C).
Summary Summary N-FLOW™ 325 - Product Data Sheet
Delayed acid generating material for the slow release of acid in completion operations at elevated temperatures.
Summary Summary N-VIS® L™ Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
N-VIS L polymer is a highly refined, clarified xanthan biopolymer in liquid form. The product is recommended to provide suspension in drilling, drill-in and completion fluids.
Summary Summary MultiSweet MX 8-3207 - Product Data Sheet
MultiSweet MX 8-3207 concentrated organic sulfide scavenger is for use in all brine and water-based fluid systems.
Summary Summary CON DET® - Product Data Sheet
CON DET®, a blend of water soluble anionic surfactants, can be used in fresh or salt water and in low-solids muds as a wetting agent.
Summary Summary BARACOR® 450 - Product Data Sheet
BARACOR® 450 inhibitor is a thiocyanate based inorganic compound used for corrosion protection in solids-free brine packer fluids.
Summary Summary BaraSpot™-581 Pipe-Freeing Agent - Product Data Sheet
BaraSpot™-581 (formerly CFS™-581) pipe-freeing agent is a liquid blend of components designed to be mixed with brine and pumped downhole to dissolve any acid-soluble materials causing differential sticking of downhole tubulars. In the event of stuck pipe it is common practice to pump live acid to free the pipe, but live acid can be spent prior to reaching the stuck pipe location.
Summary Summary BARAZAN® D™ Viscosifier/Suspension Agent - Product Data Sheet
BARAZAN® D™ viscosifier/suspension agent is a powdered Xanthan gum polymer used to viscosify fresh water, seawater and monovalent brines. BARAZAN D viscosifier/suspension agent is treated with a dispersant to help improve mixing and promote the yield of the product with reduced amounts of shear as compared to BARAZAN® viscosifier/suspension agent. BARAZAN D viscosifier/suspension agent can provide excellent suspension and sheer thinning properties and be used up to 250°F (121°C).
Summary Summary ADAPTA® L Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
ADAPTA® L (formerly BDF™-929) filtration control agent provides a rapid reduction in the HTHP filtrate of invert emulsion drilling fluids. This product has been designed to function similarly to other copolymer additives for moderate to standard operating temperatures. ADAPTA L is a liquid polymer suspension, which also may provide secondary viscosity to the fluid system.
Summary Summary ACCOLADE® BASE Base Fluid - Product Data Sheet
ACCOLADE® base fluid is an ester/internal olefin blend created to have the highest level of environmental performance along with superior rheological properties in the ACCOLADE High-Performance drilling fluid system. The ACCOLADE base oil can be used in applications up to 300°F (149°C). Use of ACCOLADE drilling fluids allows for cutting discharge in Gulf of Mexico (GOM) applications.
Summary Summary BARAKLEAN® - Product Data Sheet
BARAKLEAN® cleaner is a surfactant solution used for surface cleaning applications. BARAKLEAN can be used to remove water- and oil-based mud residues from pits, tanks, circulating lines and manifolds. BARAKLEAN will remove oil and grease from hard surfaces.
Summary Summary CRYSTAL-DRIL® - Product Data Sheet
CRYSTAL-DRIL® shale stabilizer is a synthetic liquid polymer used for both shale inhibition and solids flocculation.
Summary Summary CMO-568™ - Product Data Sheet
CMO-568™ lubricant can be used to enhance lubricity in invert emulsion fluids.
Summary Summary BaraFLC® IE-513 Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BaraFLC® IE-513 (formerly BDF™-513) filtration control additive is a cross-linked polymer that provides filtration control in non-aqueous systems. It also provides secondary viscosity and is suitable for use in fluids designed for deepwater application. BaraFLC IE-513 filtration control additive is best suited for low solvency base oils. BaraFLC IE-513 filtration control additive is recommended as the primary filtration control agent for our organophilic clay free fluids.
Summary Summary ADAPTA® Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
ADAPTA® filtration control additive is a cross-linked polymer that can provide filtration control in all non-aqueous systems up to about 425°F (218°C). It can also provide secondary viscosity and is suitable for use in fluids designed for deepwater applications. ADAPTA filtration control additive is the primary filtration control agent for organophilic clay-free invert emulsion fluids.
Summary Summary BAROFIBRE®-O - Product Data Sheet
BAROFIBRE®-O lost circulation material is a finely ground blend of natural plant fibers designed to seal the borehole wall in both porous sands and micro-fractured shales.
Summary Summary BARAFOS® Thinner - Product Data Sheet
BARAFOS modified sodium polyphosphate compound is used as a thinner and dispersant in fresh water muds.
Summary Summary BARA-DEFOAM® W300 - Product Data Sheet
BARA-DEFOAM® W300 blend of high molecular weight alcohol and modified fatty acid derivatives is oil-soluble and slightly water dispersible.
Summary Summary BDF™-662 Shale Stabilizer - Product Data Sheet
BDF™-662 Shale Stabilizer
Summary Summary BARACARB® - Product Data Sheet
BARACARB® sized-calcium carbonate is available in six grades: 5, 25, 50, 150, 600, 2300.
Summary Summary BARAFILM™ - Product Data Sheet
BARAFILM aminated fatty acid can be used to protect drillpipe. BARAFILM inhibitor is used to physically and chemically adsorb on metal thereby wetting and protecting it from hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, and oxygen corrosion. BARAFILM inhibitor has been used effectively to protect the metal surface of drill pipe in air, mist, and foam drilling operations.
Summary Summary AQUAGEL GOLD SEAL® Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
AQUAGEL GOLD SEAL® viscosifier is a premium Bentonite that contains no polymer additives. AQUAGEL GOLD SEAL viscosifier meets API specifications 13A, section 9 requirements. This product acts primarily as a viscosifier but also aids in filtrate reduction for water-based drilling fluids. AQUAGEL GOLD SEAL viscosifier works best in fresh water-based fluids
Summary Summary BaraVis® IE-570 Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
BaraVis® IE-570 (formerly BDF™-570) viscosifier is an oil soluble organic product designed to provide increased low end rheology and fragile gels in organophilic clay-free high performance invert emulsion fluids. The product can be used alone or in conjunction with TAU-MOD® viscosifier or RHEMOD™ L viscosifier for even greater effect. BaraVis IE-570 viscosifier is suitable for use in offshore and environmentally sensitive areas.
Summary Summary BARACARB®-DF - Product Data Sheet
BARACARB®-DF sized-calcium carbonate is available in six grades: 5, 25, 50, 150, 600, 2300.
Summary Summary BARACOR® 700E - Product Data Sheet
Inhibitor blend of phosphate esters is designed to prevent oxygen corrosion in monovalent fluids, in mist or foam drilling applications and in aerated drilling fluids
Summary Summary CFS™-962 Pipe Dope Remover
CFS™- 962 pipe dope remover is a solvent-based mixture used in clean tubing joints prior to well completion operations. Residual pipe dope has significant formation damage potential. This high solvent capacity of CFS-962 ensures removal of excess dope from tubing internals.
Summary Summary BORE-HIB® Shale Stabilizer - Product Data Sheet
BORE-HIB® shale stabilizer is a liquid blend that can provide inhibition and stabilization of highly reactive clays. It helps to seal pores and micro-fractures in the formation, reduce bit-balling and accretion tendencies, and reduce corrosion. BORE-HIB shale stabilizer has no hydrocarbons or synthetic oils and can be used in applications up to 325°F (163°C). BORE-HIB shale stabilizer is incompatible with divalent ions. If used with sea water, hardness should be treated out prior product addition or dilution.
Summary Summary BARABRINE® DEFOAM - Product Data Sheet
BARABRINE DEFOAM liquid blend of nonionic surfactants can be used to eliminate foam from water-based drilling fluids and brines.
Summary Summary BaraVis® IE-489 Rheology Modifier - Product Data Sheet
BaraVis® IE-489 (formerly BDF™-489) Rheology Modifier is a solid organic-based product that can increase the low shear rheology and Tau 0 values in INNOVERT® and other high-performance oil-based mud systems. This product can be used as a standalone product or in conjunction with RHEMOD™ L viscosifier and TAU-MOD® viscosifier. This product is particularly effective for non-weighted and low density fluids.
Summary Summary BARO-LUBE GOLD SEAL™ - Product Data Sheet
Blend of surfactants and lubricants formulated to be an effective alternative to oil-based lubricants where environmental constraints preclude use of hydrocarbon-based materials.
Summary Summary BARAZAN® D PLUS™ Viscosifier/Suspension Agent - Product Data Sheet
BARAZAN® D PLUS™ viscosifier/suspension agent is a is premium quality, powdered Xanthan gum polymer that is used to viscosify fresh water, seawater and monovalent brines. BARAZAN D PLUS viscosifier/suspension agent is treated with a dispersant to promote the yield with reduced amounts of shear for improved mixing properties. BARAZAN D PLUS viscosifier/suspension agent has higher yield specifications and develops more viscosity / suspension than equivalent concentrations of BARAZAN® or BARAZAN® D™ viscosifiers/suspension agents. BARAZAN D PLUS viscosifier/suspension agent can be used up to 250°F (121°C)
Summary Summary AQUATONE-S™ - Product Data Sheet
AQUATONE-S™ oxyethylated compound is a concentrated aqueous solution of a nonionic surfactant containing an optimum proportion of defoamer. The surface-active properties of AQUATONE-S surfactant help reduce interparticle force and help provide easier control of rheological and filtration properties in water-based muds.
Summary Summary BARABRINE® SI - Product Data Sheet
BARABRINE SI water-soluble, liquid scale inhibitor is used for the prevention of alkaline earth metal scale deposits.
Summary Summary BARO-LUBE NS™ - Product Data Sheet
BARO-LUBE NS lubricant is an environmentally acceptable polymeric fatty acid solution which can effectively reduce torque and drag in waterbased and most emulsion-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary BARATHIN-PLUS® Thinner - Product Data Sheet
BARATHIN-PLUS® thinner highly effective deflocculant is specifically formulated to help provide increased rheological control in low pH (8.5 - 9.5) environments in fresh water, seawater, and saturated salt water drilling fluids.
Summary Summary BARAPLUG® - Product Data Sheet
BARAPLUG® sized and treated salts has a wide distribution of particle sizes suitable for bridging and sealing productive formations. It is available in three grades: 20, 50 and 6/300 (see graph below). BARAPLUG resists caking in the bag and disperses easily into the brine system.
Summary Summary BARA-PERFLUID™ - Product Data Sheet
Specially formulated fluid loss control pill to minimize water-based completion fluid losses while perforating oil or gas payzones
Summary Summary BaraSure™ W-546 Shale Stabilizer - Product Data Sheet
BaraSure™ W-546 (formerly BDF™-546) shale stabilizer is a mixed dry product that incorporates two shale stabilizing agents to provide superior clay inhibition at a very low concentration. BaraSure W-546 shale stabilizer is designed to be used in SHALEDRIL® fluid systems utilized for drilling reactive clay and shale. BaraSure W-546 shale stabilizer can be used in low solids non-dispersed (LSND) and low clay SHALEDRIL systems, but is incompatible with divalent brines. If used with sea water, or brackish make-up water, total hardness should be lowered below 600 ppm prior to the introduction of BaraSure W-546 shale stabilizer.
Summary Summary AQUAGEL® Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
AQUAGEL® viscosifier is a treated premium grade Bentonite. AQUAGEL viscosifier is finely ground to aid in dispersion and meets API specifications 13A, section 9 requirements. This product can provide viscosity and gelling characteristics to most water-based drilling fluids and also helps reduce fluid loss and filtrate seepage into the formation
Summary Summary BARO-TROL® PLUS - Product Data Sheet
BARO-TROL PLUS® fine-grind, blended hydrocarbon powder is partially dispersible in water
Summary Summary BARO-SEAL® - Product Data Sheet
BARO-SEAL a combination of granules, flakes, and fibers can be used with most water-based drilling fluids in a wide range of formations to seal loss zones. The particles are tough and retain their shape under pressure and temperature. BARO-SEAL lost circulation material is specifically designed not to plug drilling equipment. It is available in coarse, medium, and fine grades.
Summary Summary BARABUF® - Product Data Sheet
BARABUF® alkaline material is used as a pH buffer in fresh water, brines, and brine polymer systems.
Summary Summary Baroid® Rig Wash - Product Data Sheet
BAROID® RIG WASH, a blend of water-soluble surface active agents, is a heavy-duty surface active agent designed to be used directly or diluted for general purpose cleaning.
Summary Summary BARAFLOC® - Product Data Sheet
BARAFLOC partially hydrolyzed polyacrylamide is used to flocculate clays and shales encountered in drilling operations.
Summary Summary BaraLube®-921
BaraLube®-921 lubricant (formerly known as BDF™-921) is designed to reduce torque and drag while drilling with oil-based, water-based, concentrated brine and produced water drilling fluid systems. This product is a hydrocarbon blend which is tolerant of high temperatures, extreme pH values and elevated concentrations of chlorides, calcium and ammonia. BaraLube-921 is formulated for cold weather storage. In addition to a reduction in drill string torque, it can decrease the tendencies for bit-balling, stuck pipe and other causes of low ROP. BaraLube-921 can be added to drilling fluid systems without detrimental effects on rheology and performance.
Summary Summary BARASCAV™ D - Product Data Sheet
BARASCAV™ D, powdered sodium sulfite, effectively scavenges soluble oxygen from water-based drilling fluid systems. BARASCAV D extends the life of organic polymers by eliminating conditions that promote their thermal degradation.
Summary Summary AKTAFLO®-S™ Wetting Agent - Product Data Sheet
AKTAFLO®-S™, an oxyethylated alkyl phenol, is a concentrated aqueous solution of a nonionic surfactant containing an optimum proportion of defoamer. The surface-active properties of AKTAFLO-S reduce interparticle force and provide easier control of rheological and filtration properties.
Summary Summary BaraCor® W-476 - Product Data Sheet
BaraCor® W-476 Corrosion Inhibitor Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary BDF™-638 Viscosifier - Product Data Sheet
BDF-638 - Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary BARAFLAKE - Product Data Sheet
BARAFLAKE® sized calcium carbonate chips are an acid soluble engineered product that can be used alone for lost circulation applications, or preferably as a supplement to other lost circulation treatments such as BaraBlend®-657 lost circulation material (LCM).
Summary Summary BaraSure™ W-674 Shale Stabilizer - Product Data Sheet
BaraSure™ W-674 (formerly BDF™-674) shale stabilizer is a cationic organic multivalent clay inhibitor for polymer-based drilling, workover and completion fluids. BaraSure W-674 is completely water soluble and environmentally acceptable and may be used in freshwater, seawater, low-solids or weighted systems.
Summary Summary BARACOR® 700 - Product Data Sheet
BARACOR 700 inhibitor is a blend of phosphonates and alkyl phosphates specifically designed to prevent oxygen corrosion in monovalent brines, aerated drilling fluids, and air rich drilling fluid systems such as mist or foam drilling applications.
Summary Summary CARBONOX® Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
CARBONOX®, powdered leonardite, can be used to aid in filtration control and control viscosity and gel strengths of water-based drilling fluids. CARBONOX can also be used to emulsify oil into water-based fluids.
Summary Summary BaraSure™ W-590 Shale Stabilizer - Product Data Sheet
BaraSure™ W-590 (formerly BDF™-590) shale stabilizer is used to inhibit the hydration of formations containing reactive clays and shales. It is effective in the majority of water-based drilling fluids, from freshwater to high salinity at temperatures up to 400°F (204°C). The optimal mode of use of the BaraSure W-590 shale stabilizer is - pH 7 - 10, but it is also effective in the lime muds. BaraSure W-590 shale stabilizer helps reduce bit-balling and improves drill solids removal. When using the BaraSure W-590 shale stabilizer together with thickeners based on bentonite, the bentonite should be pre-hydrated before it’s added into the drilling mud. BaraSure W-590 shale stabilizer can effectively be used instead of potassium chloride in drilling fluids for production intervals.
Summary Summary BARACTIVE™ - Product Data Sheet
BARACTIVE glycerol enhances the performance of all-oil drilling and coring systems. Because these systems contain no added water, the activator provides an environment in which the organophilic lignites and clays can function efficiently. BARACTIVE also contributes osmotic character to all-oil fluids similar to high water phase salinity.
Summary Summary CFS™-901 - Product Data Sheet
CFS™-901 casing cleaner is a powerful blend of surfactants and solvents used in fluid displacement and cleanup operations.
Summary Summary BARAZAN® Viscosifier/Suspension Agent- Product Data Sheet
BARAZAN® viscosifier/suspension agent is a powdered Xanthan gum polymer used to viscosify fresh water, seawater and monovalent brines. BARAZAN viscosifier/suspension agent can provide excellent suspension and shear thinning properties. It contains no dispersants or bacterial stabilizers. BARAZAN viscosifier/suspension agent can be used up to 250°F (121°C).
Summary Summary ALDACIDE® G - Product Data Sheet
ALDACIDE® G, a glutaraldehyde solution, is used to control bacteria growth in water-based drilling fluids. ALDACIDE G is recommended for use with systems containing polymers that are readily biodegradable (i.e. starches, biogums, etc.).
Summary Summary BaraLube® W-511 - Product Data Sheet
BaraLube® W-511 Lubricant Product Data Sheet
Summary Summary BaraDefoam™ W-611 Defoamer - Product Data Sheet
BaraDefoam™ W-611 (formerly BDF™-611) defoamer is a blend of non-ionic detergents and an emulsion of organic silicone polymers in water.
Summary Summary BARA-DEFOAM® HP - Product Data Sheet
BARA-DEFOAM® HP polypropylene glycol is a versatile and effective defoamer for most water-based drilling fluids.
Summary Summary BaraKlean® -934 Casing Cleaner - Product Data Sheet
BaraKlean® -934 casing cleaner is a powerful blend of surfactants and solvents used in fluid displacement and cleanup operations. BaraKlean® -934 casing cleaner has a high cleaning capacity and a strong wetting action to break up and disperse mud film and residue.
Summary Summary BARASCRUB™ - Product Data Sheet
BARASCRUB, a terpene surfactant, is soluble in diesel-based drilling fluids and miscible in mineral oil-based and synthetic-based drilling fluids. BARASCRUB is recommended for removing oil-wet solids from casing prior to displacement with a clear brine completion fluid. BARASCRUB is also effective as a pipe dope remover prior to pumping pipe pickling solutions.
Summary Summary CFS™-926 Casing Cleaner - Product Data Sheet
CFS™-926 casing cleaner is a powerful blend of surfactants and solvents used in fluid displacement and wellbore clean-up operations.
Summary Summary BaraFLC® W-403 Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BaraFLC® W-403 (formerly BDF™-403) filtration control additive is a modified and bacterially stabilized tapioca starch that provides viscosity buildup in water-based drilling fluids
Summary Summary BaraFLC® W-490 Shale Stabilizer/Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BaraFLC® W-490 (formerly BDF™-490) shale stabilizer / filtration control additive is a sulfonated asphalt, partially soluble in water and oil, and can be used in water and oil-based fluids where it functions as a shale stabilizer, cuttings dispersion inhibitor and contributes to high temperature fluid loss control. It is stable to many normal drilling fluid contaminants, operates at a broad pH range and is suitable for use up to 340°F (170°C). BaraFLC W-490 shale stabilizer / filtration control additive helps to form a thin yet tough wall cake and the small particles can effectively plug micro-fractures.
Summary Summary CON DET® E - Product Data Sheet
CON DET® E blend of water soluble anionic surfactants can be used in fresh or salt water and in low-solids drilling fluids as a wetting agent. CON DET E wetting agent is specially formulated to meet North Sea discharge standards.
Summary Summary BAROFIBRE® - Product Data Sheet
BAROFIBRE®, fibrous cellulosic material, is designed to effectively seal the borehole wall in sands and fractured zones.
Summary Summary BaraFLC®-903 Filtration Control Additive - Product Data Sheet
BaraFLC®-903 (formerly BDF™-903) filtration control additive is sulfonated asphalt and used primarily in both water-based fluids and standard invert emulsion fluids. BaraFLC-903 filtration control additive helps to form a thin and tough filter cake where the small hydrophobic particles can effectively bridge micro-fractures.