FORSA Flow Assurance Solutions

Proactively manage risks and keep production flowing

Production blockages can be caused by a variety of sources, including paraffin, asphaltenes, scale, and hydrates. All of these lead to costly issues like production loss, downtime, equipment repairs, and more.

The good news? You don't have to wait until there's a problem to take action. Baker Hughes FORSA™ flow assurance chemical solutions help you proactively mitigate these risks before they become big problems. From greenfield development projects to mature field operations, Baker Hughes helps you address flow challenges throughout the production lifecycle to avoid startup delays and well shut-ins and increase the profitability of your producing assets.

Building on more than 100 years of knowledge and innovation in oilfield chemical services, experts properly diagnose potential risks, implement the right treatment, and continue to optimize performance to keep your production flowing—safely and efficiently.

FORSA flow assurance solutions include:

  • mineral-scale prevention and remediation to protect equipment and maximize production
  • paraffin and asphaltene remediation and deposit prevention to keep production flowing
  • comprehensive hydrate control to prevent natural gas pipeline plugs and protect the system

Baker Hughes also offers FATHOM™ XT subsea-certified chemicals to help you produce reliably, safely, and effectively in deepwater environments.

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Mineral Scale Control

Our mineral scale control services cost-effectively prevent and remove scale buildup with a comprehensive and interactive approach.

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Asphaltene and Paraffin Control

We remove and prevent paraffin and asphaltene deposits. Our pour point depressants stop pipeline blockages during shut-ins and in seafloor crude oil transport.

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Hydrate Control

Our FORSA™ low-dose hydrate inhibitors (LDHI) and supporting modeling, design, and technical services keep pipelines free of icy blockages.

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Iron Sulfide Control Programs

We offer a complete set of solutions to prevent, control, or remove iron sulfide in your production and injection equipment.

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Deepwater Subsea-Qualified Chemicals

Our FATHOM™ XT certification process ensures chemical cleanliness and system compatibility standards are met for offshore operating conditions.

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