Turbo-Lube HBL

Efficient Harsh Brine Environment Lubricant

Product Summary

Turbo-Lube HBL is a harsh environment water-based lubricant specifically developed to solve torque & drag problems in highly tortuous or extended-reach wells. Turbo-Lube HBL is derived from natural and renewable resources, is rapidly biodegradable and presents absolutely no danger to marine life or the operating crew. Turbo-Lube HBL is designed to perform in a wide range of brine waters that have different compositions, including high chlorides, hardness and elevated pH.
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Physical Properties

  • Specific Gravity: 0.96-0.98
  • Appearance: Amber Liquid
  • Pour Point: 10°F
  • Flash Point: >240°F

Recommended Treatment

Recommended treatment is 0.5%-3.0% by volume depending on the mud density and desired torque & drag reduction. After the initial treatment, via continuous injection streams of straight lubricant, periodic treatments by sweeps should be made to maintain the desired concentration.


Turbo-Lube HBL is available in 55-gallon drums or 275-gallon totes.


  • Helps directional tools in sliding.

  • Prevents differential sticking.

  • Prevents bit-balling tendencies.

  • Will not adversely affect the mud properties (water and oil-based).

  • Increases ROP by reducing drilling fluid lubricity Coefficient of Friction.

  • Non-damaging to producing zones.

Handling and Storage

Proper PPE should be worn while handling this product. Please review the SDS before using.

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