Filtration Reducers | SLB

Filtration Reducers

Reduce fluid filtration of water- or nonaqueous-based drilling fluids

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M-I SWACO offers a complete line of chemicals used to reduce drilling fluid filtration and improve filtercake quality while drilling permeable formations.

Nonaqueous Polymeric Fluids

  • Ecotrol F Product Sheet
    ECOTROL F
    Filtration-control additive

    Provides tight HPHT fluid loss control at a low product concentration. View link button arrow

  • Ecotrol HT Product Sheet
    ECOTROL HT
    High-temperature filtration-control additive

    HPHT fluid loss control in environments up to 500 degF [260 degC]. View link button arrow

  • Ecotrol RD Product Sheet
    ECOTROL RD
    Filtration-control additive

    Reduces HPHT fluid loss at temperatures up to 375 degF [191 degC]. View link button arrow

  • MEGADRIVE F Fluid Loss Control Additive
    MEGADRIVE F
    Fluid loss control additive

    Suitable for use in all paraffin-, mineral oil-, or synthetic-based drilling fluid systems. View link button arrow

  • Novatec F
    NOVATEC F
    Filtration-control additive

    Imparts rapid reduction in HPHT filtration when used at relatively low concentration levels. View link button arrow

  • One-Trol HT Product Sheet
    ONE-TROL HT
    High-temperature filtration control agent

    Effective alternative to asphalt and gilsonite where their use is undesirable. View link button arrow

Nonaqueous Particulate Fluids

  • Versatrol Product Sheet
    VERSATROL
    Asphaltic resin

    Seal low-pressure and depleted formations. View link button arrow

  • Versatrol HT Product Sheet
    VERSATROL HT
    High-temperature asphaltic resin

    Filtration control at ultrahigh temperatures. View link button arrow

  • Versatrol M Product Sheet
    VERSATROL M
    Asphaltic resin

    Low softening point for filtration control over large temperature range. View link button arrow

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    VERSATROL M1
    Blended asphaltic resin

    Reduces HPHT fluid loss in all oil-based systems. View link button arrow

Water-Based Modified Natural Polymer Fluids

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    POLYPAC ELV
    Extralow-viscosity polyanionic cellulose additive

    Primarily used in weighted systems to avoid uncontrollable viscosity buildup. View link button arrow

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    POLYPAC UL
    Ultralow-viscosity polyanionic cellulose

    Controls fluid loss with minimal increase in viscosity in water-based muds. View link button arrow

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    POLYPAC R
    Polyanionic-cellulose filtration-control additive

    Controls fluid loss in freshwater, seawater, potassium chloride, and salt muds. View link button arrow

  • M-I Pac R Product Sheet
    M-I PAC R
    Technical-grade polyanionic-cellulose filtration-control additive

    Controls filtration and increases rheology, especially effective in saltwater brines. View link button arrow

  • M-I Pac UL Product Sheet
    M-I PAC UL
    Ultralow-viscosity polyanionic-cellulose filtration-control additive

    Control filtration with minimal increase in rheology and at all pH ranges. View link button arrow

Water-Based Synthetic Material Fluids

  • SP 101 Product Sheet
    SP-101
    Water-based-mud fluid loss control additive

    Reduce fluid loss in freshwater and seawater muds. View link button arrow

  • Resinex II Product Sheet
    RESINEX II
    Premium-grade resinated lignite

    Filtration agent and rheology-stabilizing additive for water-based drilling fluids. View link button arrow