M-I SWACO has developed an extensive line of surfactants—also referred to as surface-active agents—that reduce interfacial tension between water/oil, water/solid, water/air, and other contacting surfaces. Our portfolio of HSE-acceptable surfactants includes emulsifiers, wetting agents, and inhibitive agents.
Specifically designed to improve ROP in water-base mud systems, this surfactant is especially effective when run with PDC bits.
This heavy-duty, low-sudsing agent is effective in a variety of scenarios—from general rig and engine cleanup to specialized cuttings wash solutions for oil-base muds.
This detergent reduces the surface tension of all water-base mud systems and decreases the sticking tendency of water-sensitive shale cuttings.
This surfactant coats drill cuttings and metal surfaces to reduce the sticking tendency of hydratable shales.
This powerful wetting agent helps prevent water wetting of solids.
This product water wets tar, tar cuttings, tar-sand wellbores, and shaker screens without using aromatic hydrocarbons or alkylphenol surfactants.
Specifically designed to improve ROP in the ULTRADRIL high-performance water-base drilling fluid system, this surfactant effectively keeps the bit free of solids and lowers torque and drag.
Specially designed for onshore drilling, this cost-effective surfactant improves ROP in water-base mud systems, especially when run with PDC bits.
This additive softens accreted tar without damaging the wellbore.
This surfactant helps improve thermal stability and HPHT filtration control over a wide temperature range.
This surfactant for the RHELIANT PLUS organophilic, thermally stable, flat-rheology invert-emulsion drilling fluid improves thermal stability and HPHT filtration control.
This concentrated, powerful surfactant is used primarily in relaxed‐fluid‐loss, low‐lime oil mud systems.