Drilling Fluids

Adjustable flow properties and debris carrying capacity of the drilling fluid

Drilling fluids have the following essential functions:

  • Removal of the cuttings
  • Stabilization of the bore hole
  • Cooling and lubrication
  • Control of formation pressure

If straight water is used, the flow properties and debris carrying capacity of the drilling fluid depend on the geological structure. This can make the desired control of the drilling fluids’ performance impossible.

Our Solutions

With its tailored properties, ANTISOL™ helps to adapt the properties of the drilling fluids to the highly differing demands resulting from the formation encountered during drilling. The use of ANTISOL™ in drilling fluids provides the following benefits:

  • Effective dispersion of clay particles
  • Protection of clay particles against detrimental effects of electrolytes
  • Retention of water of the drilling fluid which could penetrate into the formation
  • Shale inhibition that prevents swelling of shale formations and the dispersion of the shale in the drilling fluid

ANTISOL™ products for drilling fluids and key properties:

ANTISOL™

ANTISOL™

Benefits/Property
Low viscosity

Applications
Fluids loss agent with high yield and ideal rheological properties for low filtrate values

Your Applications

ANTISOL™ FL Polyanionic Cellulose Polymers are fluid loss agents providing a broad range of rheological profiles to drilling fluids.
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