Environmentally Safe Shale Stabilizer & High Temp Fluid Loss Reducer 

Product Summary

Turbo-Phalt® is low softening point gilsonite/resin blend that will readily tame unstable, reactive shale. Turbo-Phalt® will also help seal micro-fractures while reducing seepage loss and differential sticking tendencies in low-pressure sands. 

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Physical Properties

  • Appearance: Black Powder
  • Specific Gravity (g/mL.): 1.68
  • Odor: Slight
  • pH in 1% Solution: 5-7

Recommended Treatment

  • System Treatment: 2-6 ppb
  • Sweeps: 10-30 ppb along with Premium Seal (Fine and/or Regular @ 10-30 ppb)
  • Pill: Turbo-Phalt® can be run with Premium Seal to maximize effectiveness in zones where there are whole mud losses.

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Wellbore Stability Benefits

  • Reduces problems associated with bit balling.

  • Aids in reducing differential sticking tendencies in pressured sands.

  • Effective at both low and high wellbore temperatures.

  • Easily mixed through the hopper.

  • Compatible mixing in all drilling fluids.

  • Highly effective HTHP water loss reduction, which results in a thin, tough, lubricious wall cake.

  • Contrary to asphalt-based materials, Turbo-Phalt® is malleable at low temperatures and able to extrude into micro-fractures.

Handling and Storage

Proper PPE should be worn while handling this product. Minimize dust exposure. Please review the Safety Data Sheet before using.

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Turbo-Phalt® is available in 50 lb. sacks, 50 sacks/pallet.

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