Colombia Gilsonite is compatible with any type of mud and can be used against circulation loss, along with other materials such as mica, calcium carbonate from pre-measured particles, gilsonite, etc.
-Gilsonite residue can be partially removed by common treatments, with hydrochloric acid solution or sodium hypo chlorite. Gilsonite is 55% soluble in 15% HCl at 100 Cº (212 ºF).
-An effective material to bridge and seal a large variety of formations.
-Outstanding against circulation loss, due to its exceptional particles, smaller than those of common materials but larger than the solids, which contain almost all type of drilling mud.
-Offered in three grades: fine grain (original product), medium, and coarse, to permit the selection of the proper size for each specific case.
-Do not need additives.
-Compatible with all types of drilling mud and with other materials against circulations loss.
-Easily mixes and scatters in the mud.
-Gilsonite goes easily through most of the mud screens (vibrating mud screens).