Scale Inhibitor

Scale inhibition is the process of preventing the formation of scale from blocking or hindering fluid flow through pipelines, valves, and pumps used in oil production and processing. Scale inhibitors (SIs) are a class of specialty chemicals that are used to slow or prevent scaling in water systems.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Reduce downtime for mechanical, acid, and/or chemical clean-out;
  • Increase lifetime of well and well equipment by minimizing deposits that can cause excessive wear;
  • Maintain flow capacity of various flow lines associated with surface equipment
  • Effective in both fresh and brine water
  • Offers excellent protection in sweet and sour systems
  • Readily partitions into the water phase
  • Effectively treats high water-to-oil ratio wells

Brand Names

CHEMTEX 5100 Series