Oil and Gas
Diggin deep to find solutions
北京快三开奖结果彩票控 www.8hib.cn The world's ever-growing population and its increasing demand for energy makes companies like Ashland dig deep to find solutions to quench the world's thirst for energy and fossil fuels. It doesn't take a gusher of solutions, just a few that work and work well. Ashland's knowledge and expertise has led to solutions that help increase the efficiency of oil and natural gas extraction for on-and off-shore operations.
Maximizing the oil and gas output from every source is the key concern for oil and gas companies around the globe. As a leading manufacturer of industrial chemical ingredients, Ashland products provide solutions for a wide range of applications. Our products include drilling fluids, stimulation fluids, completion fluids, and workover fluids, along with cementing slurries and production. We provide oil and gas service companies superior and cost-effective fluid performance across a broad range of pH, temperature and salt conditions. In addition to being versatile and widely compatible, many of our products are also environmentally friendly, biodegradable and PLONOR rated and many contain no hazardous or toxic compounds.
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Antaron? (Ganex?) polymers
The Antaron™ (Ganex™) family of alkylated polyvinylpyrrolidones are relatively low molecular weight polymers varying in degree of hydrophobicity from water soluble powder (P-904LC) to water insoluble flaked solid (WP-660). Ganex polymers are copolymers produced from alpha-olefin and vinylpyrrolidone. The alkyl component varies from a C-4 to C-30 moiety in concentrations from 10 to 80 percent. The combination of vinylpyrrolidone and al...
AquaFLO? standard grade polyanionic cellulose
AquaFLO™ standard grade polyanionic cellulose is appropriate for water-based drilling fluids to provide rheology and filtration control properties.
AquaPAC? polyanionic cellulose
AquaPAC™ polyanionic cellulose is of premium quality and cost-effective and provides outstanding fluid-loss control properties, shale inhibition and salt tolerance. It is useful for water-based drilling fluids as well as in low-density brines.
EcoDura? aqueous fluidized polymer suspension
EcoDura™ PLONOR liquid additives are a series of aqueous fluidized polymer suspensions (FPS) of hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC), designed for use in various oil-well servicing fluids, including drilling fluids, oil-well cement slurries, and completion/workover fluids. These additives are made exclusively from the PLONOR (Pose Little Or NO Risk) list of chemicals developed for use in environmentally sensitive locations, especially the North Sea,...
Inhibex? gas hydrate inhibitors
Low Dose Hydrate Inhibitors (LDHIs), technology developed in the 1990s, significantly improved the options available to offshore operators in preventing type I, II and H gas hydrates, the ice-like crystals that left untreated will damage or rupture pipelines, valves and well heads located under water. These LDHIs, based on Poly VCap polymers, require less than 1 percent (wt.%) to prevent gas hydrates from forming in fields with high water cu...
Jaypol? additives, based on acrylic chemistry, can help lower pour points or prevent scale build-up. These premium products are geared toward demanding field conditions.
XXtraDura? GMA multipurpose additive
XxtraDura™ GMA multipurpose additive provides numerous direct and indirect benefits in oil well cement slurries. It is an anionic synthetic co-polymer available as a concentrated aqueous solution and free-flowing powder use to provide outstanding gas migration, filtration and free water control properties in a wide range of operating of temperature (80-350 °F) and salt (36 percent NaCl).
Techwax? drilling mud additives
Innovative additives for a variety of applications within invert drilling muds.
XxtraDura? universal fluid-loss additive
XxtraDura™ FLA universal fluid-loss additive is designed to control the filtration rate of many water-based fluid systems. It is a low molecular weight synthetic co-polymer particularly suitable for oil well cement slurries. It is available as either a concentrated aqueous solution or free-flowing powder. It is effective in a wide range of operating conditions of temperature (80-350 ?F) and salt environments (36 percent NaCl).
Natrosol™ hydroxyethylcellulose (HEC), a nonionic, water-soluble polymer, is a white, free-flowing granular powder. It is made by reacting ethylene oxide with alkali-cellulose under rigidly controlled conditions. Purified HEC for personal care and cosmetic applications is typically sold at 95.0 percent minimum purity (dry basis). Solutions of Natrosol HEC are pseudoplastic or shear-thinning. As a result, personal care products formula...
Drewplus? foam control agents
Drewplus™ foam control agents (FCA) provide a complete range of defoamers for architectural and industrial coatings as well as many other industrial applications. The Drewplus FCA product line includes technologies based on EBS wax, mineral oil, polysiloxane (silicone oils) and surfactant systems. They effectively control both process and application foam in latex paint systems and offer unique technologies including quick bubble break for ...
Strodex? & Dextrol? surfactants
Dextrol™ and Strodex™ phosphate ester surfactants improve gloss, color acceptance and water sensitivity in waterborne paint and coatings. They are superior wetting and dispersing agents for a variety of end uses. They help improve dispersion of pigments during processing and also serve to enhance surface wetting and reduce flash rusting. In addition to direct addition to waterborne paints and coatings formulations, they are also widel...
Surfadone? wetting agent
Surfadone LP-100 wetting agent is a low-foaming, nonionic rapid wetting agent with an HLB of 6 and having no critical micelle concentration (CMC). Due to the electron delocalized lactam ring, Surfadone LP-100 wetting agent interacts with anionic surfactant micelles. This greatly enhances its water solubility, resulting in a synergistic surface tension reduction and wetting enhancement at low concentrations.
Aqualon? (Blanose?, Bondwell?) carboxymethylcellulose
Since its commercial introduction in the United States in 1946, Aqualon™ (Blanose, Bondwell) sodium carboxymethylcellulose (CMC) has found use in an ever-increasing number of applications. The many important functions provided by this polymer make it a preferred thickener, suspending aid, stabilizer, binder and film-former in a growing variety of applications. The wide range of viscosity and substitution types available for the highly purif...
THF - Tetrahydrofuran
Tetrahydrofuran (THF) solvent is an inert, versatile solvent offering high solvency power for numerous organic substances. It is used as a starting reagent in many syntheses. THF (stabilized with 200-300 ppm BHT) is an excellent polymer solvent, combining rapid dissolution and evaporation with significant solubilizing capacity for many high molecular weight polymers at moderate viscosity. It has unique characteristics in Grignard and other organo...