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OBM Rheology Modifier(ASPHOTEX)

GLO ASPHOTEX 1000

Global Drilling Fluids and Chemicals Limited at its manufacturing Facility in Gujarat, India manufactures one of the most Popular Oil Base Mud Additives for the Oilfield Industry chemically Known as Oil Base Mud Rheology Modifier.

We manufacture the same in a wide variety of Grades. Please also see:

 

GLO OBM THINNER 1000           OBM Mud thinner
GLO SEMUL 1000                     Secondry Emulsifier For OBM

 

GLO ASPHOTEX 1000

Description: 

GLO ASPHOTEX 1000 (OBM Rheology Modifier) manufacture by Global Drilling Fluids and Chemical Limited is a modified sodium sulphonated asphaltic compound. Its versatile mud conditioner contributes to the stability of drilling fluids, stabilizes shale, inhibits dispersion of drilled solids, reduces torque and drag, controls high temperature water loss and acts as an alternative to oil usage etc. and aids emulsification of oil.


Application: 

For shale control, fluid loss control, Torque and Drag Reduction ,Inhibition of Swelling clays  of all water mud’s.


COMMON NAME - Sulphonated Asphalt /Sulfonated Asphalt


Advantages:

  • It compatible with all water based mud systems.
  • Improves lubricity thereby reducing torque and drag of the drilling string.
  • Seals small fractures in stressed shale formulation.
  • Prevents bit and down hole assembly bailing by preferentially oil wetting the drill string.
  • Reduces the down hole with temperature fluid loss and contributes to corrosion inhibition.
  • Controls high temperature water loss.
  • Inhibits swelling  clay and water wetting of shale’s
  • Reduces HTHP(High Temperature High Pressure) Fluid Loss
  • Improves Filter cake Quality and helps seal micro fractures


Physical Properties:

 

Properties

Value

Appearance

Blackish brown  powder

Bulk Density

850-950 Kg / m3

PH (1% Solution )

>8.5

Moisture Content (% by weight)

< 10

Solubility in  water (%)

Min 75

Solubility in Oil (%)

Min 25

Solubility

75% Soluble in water balance Soluble in Oil

Sulphonat Group

Positive

Thermal Stability

250°C

Particle Size

> 90% through BSS 40.

HPHT Fluid Loss ml/30 Min

25-30

Lubricity Coeficient

0.3 Max

   

Usage:

GLO ASPHOTEX 1000 (OBM Rheology Modifier) manufacture by Global Drilling Fluids and Chemical Limited is a Free flowing Powder and can be added Directly to the Mud System through the Mixing Hopper with a good Agitation system . Typical concentration range from 3-7 lb/bbl (8.55 Kg/m3 -20 Kg/m3) for shale Stabilization. Dosage may be Increased to 10 lb/bbl if required.

Packaging:

GLO ASPHOTEX 1000 (OBM Rheology Modifier) manufacture by Global Drilling Fluids and Chemical Limited is  packed in 25kg or 50 Lbs (22.68 Kg) sacks or 1.2 Mt Jumbo Bags . Private Labeling and customized packaging is also available on request.

Safety and Handling:

GLO ASPHOTEX 1000 (OBM Rheology Modifier) manufacture by Global Drilling Fluids and Chemical Limited must be handled as a Industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing the precautions as mentioned in the MSDS

For Further Information on GLO ASPHOTEX 1000 and Information on Performance and Case Studies Please contact us at sales@globaldrilling.in

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