CLEAN UP Rig Cleaning Agent | SLB


Rig cleaning agent

Schlumberger Oilfield Services

CLEAN UP agent is a blend of selected anionic and nonionic surfactants with a variety of uses—from general rig and engine cleanup to specialized cuttings wash solutions for nonaqueous drilling fluid. This heavy-duty, low-sudsing detergent and degreaser makes tough cleanup jobs easier.

Typical Physical Properties  
Physical appearance Clear yellow liquid
Odor Ammoniacal
Specific gravity 1.02
pH (1% solution) 8.3


CLEANUP agent is effective in both freshwater and seawater. CLEAN UP agent works to emulsify oil-in-water and is helpful in the treatment of minor oil spills. All oil spills should be treated in a manner that complies with applicable environmental regulations.

  • For use as a rig and equipment wash when using oil-based muds, apply full-strength or slightly diluted.
  • For use as a general rig and engine degreaser, regardless of mud type, apply full-strength or dilute with water as needed.
  • As a cuttings wash solution when using oil-based muds, the recommended concentration is a 2% to 3% solution.
  • As a cleaning solution for all wood, plastic and metal surfaces, dilute CLEAN UP agent with water as required.

Toxicity and handling

Bioassay information is available upon request. Handle as an industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing the precautions described in the safety data sheet. CLEAN UP agent can cause irritation to eyes, mucous membranes, and skin. Do not mix with other chemicals or with strong acids or alkalis.

Packaging and storage

CLEAN UP agent is packaged in 55-galUS [208-L] drums or 5-galUS [18.9-L] cans. Store in a dry, well-ventilated area. Keep container closed. Keep away from heat, sparks, and flames. Store away from incompatibles. Follow safe warehousing practices regarding palletizing, banding, shrink-wrapping, and stacking.