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Product Description

NewLig™ filtration control agent and fluid thinner is a powdered leonardite (lignite) effective in water-based drilling fluids, including high-calcium and monovalent cations.

Benefits Benefits

The NewLig additive delivers superb fluid loss control properties at elevated temperatures and highly efficient control over viscosity and gel strengths.

Application Application

NewLig filtration control agent is effective in water-based drilling fluids containing up to 15,000 mg/L chlorides and in temperatures in excess of 400°F (204°C). It is also an emulsifier for oil-in-water emulsions.

Treatment Recommendation Treatment Recommendation

Initial treatments are best determined by pilot testing. The NewLig additive is effective at low treatment levels, with normal concentrations at 2-5 lb/bbl. Thinning effectiveness diminishes at a pH below 9.0 and with chlorides concentrations greater than 15,000 mg/L.

Typical Physical Properties Typical Physical Properties

Appearance: Brown powder
pH: 4.5, max
Soluble (pH dependent): Soluble (pH dependent)

Handling and Storage Handling and Storage

Avoid breathing dust. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use appropriate hygiene, clothing and personal protective equipment suitable for work being done. Review the SDS thoroughly before using this product.

Packaging Packaging

NewLig filtration control agent is available in 50-pound (22.7-kilogram) multi-walled bags.

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