- Reduce downtime due to scale in the near wellbore
- Increase production and extend flow assurance
- Afford multiple applications including gravel packs, frac packs, or fracs in new/existing wells
- Oil and gas wells exhibiting scale deposition characteristics
- Fracturing fluid systems
Keep your wells protected from scale deposition with the ScaleSorbTM solid corrosion inhibitor from Baker Hughes. A controlled-release additive, ScaleSorb inhibitor slowly desorbs from the proppant pack to provide fast-acting, long-term scale mitigation for your downhole tubing and other equipment.
Assure optimal production flow
The ScaleSorb material comprises a specialty scale inhibitor chemistry adsorbed onto a dry, solid particle. The product is nominally within the mesh size of 20/40 proppant and is placed deep in the formation via a fracture, frac-pack, gravel-pack, or pre-packed screen system. When the well begins to produce, the scale inhibitor slowly desorbs into the water phase of the production stream, preventing scale deposits in the near-wellbore area and tubing.
Get flexible, environmentally sustainable scale protection
ScaleSorb inhibitor is part of the family of proven StimPlusTM products, which are easily added to your stimulation fluid to prevent deposition and costly production problems deep into the formation. ScaleSorb inhibitor is compatible for use with a full range of common stimulation fluids.
Because the product is dry and inert, it can be easily cleaned up and will not contribute to chemical runoff if spilled. This is environmentally preferable to conventional liquid additives or batch- and continuous-injection liquid chemical systems.
The ScaleSorb inhibitor is also a member of the SmartCareTM family of environmentally responsible chemical solutions, which helps ensure that you can achieve both your technical performance and environmental priorities. This product has been methodically vetted for health, safety, and environmental criteria, performance, consistency, compatibility, and value.
Work with our application experts to determine the optimal amount of ScaleSorb material added to the proppant, based on crush and conductivity tests and the expected life of your treatment. Loadings greater than 2% by weight of proppant should be decided based on fracture closure pressure.
Contact us to learn how the ScaleSorb solid scale inhibitor can protect your downhole assets and extend the producing life of your wells.