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Ingevity launches environmentally friendly EnvaSolv™ dissolvers for oilfield drilling fluids

Thursday, October 27, 2016 11:24 am EDT

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North Charleston, S.C.

Ingevity has announced the introduction of EnvaSolv™, a new line of biodegradable solvents to be used in oilfield applications. EnvaSolv products are terpene-based solvents that prevent downtime by dissolving wax and asphaltene buildup in wellbore, surface and pipeline systems.

The EnvaSolv product line has similar performance characteristics to d-limonene-based solvents and benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylene (BTEX) solvents. However, because EnvaSolv is derived from pine chemicals, it is an environmentally friendly option with stable pricing when compared to d-limonene based solvents, and it is easier and safer to handle than BTEX solvents.

“Historically, the oilfield industry has been forced to choose between using environmentally friendly products or products with more stable pricing,” said Todd Schroeder, Ingevity’s global director, oilfield business development and innovation. “We are excited to offer a product line that offers both of these characteristics.”

For more information regarding Ingevity’s EnvaSolv dissolvers and other products for the oilfield industry, please call 800-458-4034 or send an email to oilfield@ingevity.com.

 

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance
Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, printing inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,500 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information, visit www.ingevity.com.

Contact:

Heather Mims
843-740-2243
heather.mims@ingevity.com

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