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Drilling Muds

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Since patenting the first application of carboxy methyl cellulose for drilling fluids in 1946, Drilling Specialties Company has been providing high-performance chemicals for the drilling fluids industry. We have years of quality performance and technology backing every product as the industry pushes the threshold of performance. And we will continue to innovate and provide superior quality products for water-based muds, oil-based muds and synthetic fluids.


Defoamers

DSCo™ Defoam

A colorless, synthetic, proprietary liquid formulation. It is neither oil nor “clean” mineral oil and is non-hazardous according to 29 CFR Part 1910.1200 (OSHA).

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Filtrate Control

Drillpac® LV/HV Polymer

A polyanionic cellulose that is available in both an ultra-high-viscosity (HV) grade as well as a medium-viscosity (LV) grade in all of our locations throughout the world.

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Driscal® D Polymer

Proprietary, synthetic copolymers to control HTHP water loss in fresh, salty, or hard brine fluids. It remains stable at very high temperatures, inhibiting shale and stabilizing fluid rheology. Available dry or as liquid emulsion.

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Drispac® Plus Polymer

Drispac® Plus polymers disperse rapidly, making them the highest-performing, most economical PAC products in the industry.

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Drispac® Polymer

Multifunctional polyanionic cellulose polymer providing inhibition, rheology and fluid-loss control in freshwater- or saltwater-based muds and workover/completion fluids.

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Dristemp® Polymer

A synthetic copolymer for use in controlling HTHP fluid loss up to 375°F in fresh, salty, and formate-based fluids. Teams well with Driscal® D polymer for very high temperature performance (500°F+).

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Liquid Drispac® Polymer

Multifunctional polyanionic cellulose polymer in a liquid form providing inhibition, rheology and fluid-loss control in freshwater- or saltwater-based muds and workover/completion fluids.

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Liquid Drispac® Polymer XPT

Multifunctional polyanionic cellulose polymer in a liquid form providing inhibition, rheology and fluid-loss control in freshwater- or saltwater-based muds and workover/completion fluids. (See MSDS section 15 for applicable Chemical Inventory Listings.)

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Inhibitors

DrisFlex™ Additive

DrisFlex™ Additive is a water-dispersible latex. It is a versatile, total mud conditioner that stabilizes shale formations, inhibits clay hydration, and reduces fluid loss.

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Lost Circulation Material

Diaseal M® Lost Circulation Material

A blend of solids that, when mixed with the base fluid, forms a high-fluid-loss, high-solids slurry for overcoming lost circulation. It works well in water-, synthetic- and oil-based muds as a non-cement squeeze for even severe mud losses.

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DynaRed™ Seepage Control Fiber

Seepage control material to seal depleted zones without excess wall cake. It works in water- and oil-based muds, cleans easily without causing formation damage, does not increase fluid rheology, and is compatible with other common lost circulation materials.

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Dyna-Seal™ OBM Fiber

Dyna-Seal™ OBM Fiber (Ultra Fine, Fine and Medium) is a proprietary micro-cellulosic fiber for use in seepage loss control and other lost circulation needs in oil-based muds.

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Sure-Seal™ LPM

Sure-Seal™ LPM is a proprietary natural loss prevention material (LPM) for use in wellbore strengthening procedures.

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Torque-Seal™ Additive

Torque-Seal™ LCM/LPM is a new loss prevention material (LPM) for use with casing drilling operations. Specially formulated, this product has a broad range of particles that cover a wide range of loss zone openings.

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Well-Seal™ LCM

Well-Seal™ LCM is a cost-effective multipurpose LCM for use in drilling operations.

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Oil Mud

Drill-Sure™ OBM Additive

Drill-Sure™ OBM Additive is a multipurpose oil mud conditioner that provides HTHP fluid loss control, reduced torque and drag, and borehole stabilization in oil-based drilling fluids including diesel, mineral and synthetic oils.

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Drill-Well™ D210 Fluid Loss Additive

Drill-Well™ D210 Fluid Loss Additive (FLA) is a low-cost polymeric fluid loss additive designed for reducing HTHP fluid loss in diesel, mineral and synthetic oil-based drilling fluids.

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Drill-Well™ D294 Rheology Modifier

A proprietary product used for rheology control in oil-based drilling fluids including mineral, diesel and synthetic oils.

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Rheology Control

CF Desco® II Deflocculant

CF Desco® II Deflocculant extends the utility of non-chrome-containing thinners with a higher level of rheology and shear strength control. It is more cost-effective than either ferrochrome or chrome-free lignosulfonate.

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Chrome Free Desco® Deflocculant

Readily soluble, versatile, cost-efficient mud conditioner used to control viscosity, gel strength, and high-temperature shear strength in freshwater or saltwater muds. Chrome Free Desco® Deflocculant contains no heavy metals.

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Desco® Deflocculant

Readily soluble, versatile, cost-efficient mud conditioner used to control viscosity, gel strength, and high-temperature shear strength in freshwater or saltwater muds.

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Drill-Thin® Thinner

A water-based, environmentally sound mud conditioner providing rheology control in drilling, completion and packer fluids. Up to four times more efficient per pound than lignosulfonates.

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Shale Stabilizers

Soltex® Additive

Protect shale formations, impart superior lubricity, and provide HTHP fluid-loss control with controlled solubility in water, synthetic and oil-based drilling fluids.

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Soltex® E Additive

Protect shale formations, impart superior lubricity, and provide HTHP fluid-loss control with controlled solubility in water, synthetic and oil-based drilling fluids.

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Soltex® Potassium Additive

Potassium Soltex® Additive is a specially prepared potassium asphalt sulfonate made water-soluble by a unique sulfonation process.

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Viscosifiers

Flowzan® Biopolymer

Flowzan® Biopolymer is a high-purity, high-viscosity xanthan gum featuring patented dispersion tech. for optimal hydration. It delivers exceptional rheological properties to freshwater- and saltwater-based muds, drill-in, brine completion, and workover fluids.

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Greenbase™ Flowzan® Biopolymer

A high-purity xanthan gum biopolymer suspended in the new greenbase fluid. This type of polymer is unique when compared to most other polymers in oilfield drilling and completion applications.

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HE® 150 Polymer

Completion fluids: A superior, synthetic polymer designed especially for use in brines. Tolerant of divalent ions at high temps. Stimulation: An excellent viscosifier for HCI acid and other reservoir stimulation fluids.

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Liquid Flowzan® Biopolymer

High-purity, high-viscosity xanthan gum in a liquid form featuring patented dispersion technology for optimal hydration. Delivers exceptional rheological properties to freshwater- and saltwater-based muds, drill-in, brine completion, and workover fluids.

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Liquid Flowzan® Biopolymer XPT

High-purity, high-viscosity xanthan gum in a liquid form featuring patented dispersion technology for optimal hydration. It delivers exceptional rheological properties. (See MSDS section 15 for applicable Chemical Inventory Listings.)

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Liquid HE® 150 Polymer

A superior, synthetic polymer designed especially for use in brines. Tolerant of divalent ions at high temps. An excellent viscosifier for HCI acid and friction reducer.

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Liquid HE® 150 Polymer XPT

Liquid HE® 150 Polymer XPT is a high-viscosity synthetic polymer that is useful in thickening hydrochloric acid, brines or freshwater.

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Liquid HEC Polymer

Liquid HEC Polymer is a pure high-viscosity hydroxyethyl cellulosic polymer suspended in an ultra-clean mineral oil. Liquid HEC Polymer contains 40% by weight high-quality HEC product.

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Liquid HEC Polymer XPT

Liquid HEC Polymer XPT is a pure high-viscosity hydroxyethyl cellulosic polymer suspended in an ultra-clean mineral oil. It contains 40% by weight high-quality HEC product. (See MSDS section 15 for applicable Chemical Inventory Listings.)

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