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ISI has extensive experience in designing several fracking fluids and in carrying out acid stimulation processes by using products completely manufactured and designed in our plant. We precisely know which product and system are pertinent to meet your requirements and needs. Same allows us to get a better cost – performance ratio operation.

ItemNameDescriptionUses and recommendations
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SPECIAL ACIDS

1.1.ISRO - 70Acid wash systemIt is used to remove rust and incrustations. It is an organic surfactant acid-based product with mutual solvents that deeply clean the oil-well and tubes. It has iron +3 chelating properties and it makes the metal surface be more passive.
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ANTISLUDGE

2.1.IA-SLUDGEAnionic antisludgeIt is a water- based- anionic surfactant to prevent and break emulsions caused by crude oil, acidizing treatments. Such emulsions are stabilized by refined oil and they cause a dramatic decrease in production. The usual recommended concentration is from 0.5% to 1%.
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SURFACTANTS/ DEMULSIFIERS

3.1.ISURF-6Demulsifying water-based- non-ionic surfactantIt is non- ionic water- based- surfactant that prevents the formation of oil-crude - water emulsions. It reduces drastically superficial tension as well as it works as a cleaning agent which improves acidizing treatment efficiency. The recommended use concentration is from 0.1% to 0.3% by treatment volume.
3.2.ISURF-8Demulsifying oil-based- non-ionic surfactantIt is a solvent- based- non-polar surfactant to prevent crude oil- water emulsions. It works as a cleaning agent in the formation which improves acidizing treatment efficiency. The recommended use concentration is from 0.1% to 0.3 by treatment volume.
3.3.ISURF-10Demulsifying water-based- anionic surfactantIt is a high level demulsifying surfactant. It is anionic and humidifies the formation. It is highly resistant to acid and alkali. Thus, it can be used in concentrated acidizing treatments. Its use concentration is from 0.1% to 0.3% by volume.
3.4.ISURF-12Demulsifying water-based- non-ionic surfactantIt is an ecologically- friendly surfactant that prevents water- oil emulsion formation. It also acts as a dispersant of hydrocarbon deposits with high molecular weight. Besides, it helps to clean formation and it improves acidizing treatment efficiency. The recommended use concentration is from 0.1% to 0.3% by treatment.
3.5.ISURF-2FWater based non-ionic flour surfactantIt is a high level performance surfactant whose molecule is characterized by being highly resistant to acids and high temperature. Thus, it is recommended using it in acidizing treatments for hot oil-wells. It is a non-ionic water based product, which can be dispersed in non-polar solvents. Its use concentration is from 0.1% to 0.3% pursuant to volume.
3.6.IDEM-83Total emulsion breakerIDEM-83 is an excellent breaker of water emulsion in oil. It works on a wide range of different types of oil. This product gives as a result a clear break process with an excellent interface level.
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DIVERGENTS

4.1.IBALLS-LT/MT/HTDivergent ballsIBALLS-LT/MT/HT are small balls designed to seal off perforations so as to avoid that the treatment fluid be out of the interest area. - LT - from 21ºC to 52ºC.
- MT - from 52ºC to 93ºC.
- HT - from 93ºC to 177ºC.
4.2.IPV-84Polymeric divergentIt is granulated material composed by vinyl polymers. It is hydratated with water and not only it increases its volume but also it becomes a soft and elastic body that creates a wall building o barrier in admission or loss areas. It is totally soluble in water. Solution speed depends on the system temperature.
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WATER-BASED GELLING AGENTS

5.1.ICMHPG-118Carboxymethyl hydroxypropyl guarIt is a low residue gelling agent used in oil- wells that have high temperature at the bottom. Use concentration: 20 to 40. Suggested crosslinker: zirconium based.
5.2.IGUAR-55005500 cp guar gumThey are conventional guar -based gelling agents. Use concentration: 20 to 40. It is recommended using IBUFFER-67 to avoid fish eyes formation. Suggested crosslinker: boron based.
5.3.IGUHV-122Refined guar gumIt is a refined guar based gelling agent which has low residue content and thermal stability. Use concentration: 20 to 40. Suggested crosslinker: boron based
5.4.IGUHV-135Guar gum refined dispersible in hydrocarbonsIt is a modified guar-based gelling agent. It has low residue content and it can be dispersible in hydrocarbons (gas oil, kerosene or mineral oils). It can be used in on the fly systems. Use concentration from 20 to 40. Suggested crosslinker: boron based.
5.5.IHPG-111/112Hydroxyl propyl guarIt is an HPG -based gelling agent which has low residue content and high thermal stability. It is used in oil- wells with medium-high bottom temperature. Use concentration: 20 to 40. Suggested crosslinker: zirconium and boron based. It is compatible with IHT-175, a high temperature stabilizer.
5.6.IHEC-1Hydroxy ethyl celluloseIt is a low residue gelling agent which cannot be cross-linked. It is used in medium temperature oil- wells when it is necessary to reduce as much as possible formation damage.
5.7.IGUHV-OTFGelling agents for water based fracsIGUHV-OTF is an extremely refined gelling agent which is highy dispersible and it performs in a muc better way. It is specially designed to be used in on the fly systems.
5.8.ISLR-135 ECORefined guar gum in an ecological slurryLiquid system of concentrated gel whose base is refined guar gum for aqueous systems.
5.9.ISLR-118 ECOCMHPG in ecological slurryLiquid system made of concentrated gel whose base is carboxymethil, hydroxopropyl guar for aqueous systems.
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GELLING AGENTS FOR HYDROCARBONS

6.1.IGH-2 / IGH-3Gelling system for hydrocarbonsIt is a gelling agent for hydrocarbons used in oil- wells from 60° C to 150°C.
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GELLING AGENTS FOR ACIDS

7.1.IXG-15Gelling agent for hclIt is used when it is necessary to jell acid solutions so as to reduce reaction speed and to develop a delayed acid treatment. It is special for formations which are mainly composed by carbonate. This product is recommended for matrix acidification. It is used to jell HCL, MUD Acid and organic acid in 10% to 20% solutions.
7.2.IXG-15 SLRLiquid gelling agent for HC IXG-15 suspended in ecological solvent
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CLAY INHIBITORS

8.1.ICI-75Liquid to replace kclIt is a quaternary coordination complex that is ecologically friendly and inhibits clay swelling (illite, esmectite, kaolinite, etc) by ionic charge.
8.2.ICI-104Solid product to replace kclIt is a solid product composed by inorganic salts and quaternary polymers that replace KCL as a clay inhibitor. It is used to prepare brine or to act as a densifier. It is used in the same proportions as KCL
8.3.ICI-120Clay inhibitor and fine stabilizerIt is a quaternary liquid polymer that acts on clay by creating a film which avoids hydratation even after washing. Thus, this product inhibits and stabilizes clays and it reduces fine movements. It is used from 0.1 to 0.2% by treatment volume.
8.4.ITMAC-50Liquid product to replace klcIt is a quaternary complex, trimethylammonium chloride, which replaces KCL as a clay stabilizer. It avoids swelling resulting from ionic charge while the product is still in the system.
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CORROSION INHIBITORS

9.1.IIA-185Medium temperature corrosion inhibitorIt is a low toxicity corrosion inhibitor which is acetylenic alcohol free. It is used in HCL, HCL-HF acidizing treatments and it is effective at temperatures up to 90° C (194° F). Recommended use concentration: 0.1 % to 1% by treatment volume and according to acid concentration and exposure time.
9.2.IIA-285Medium temperature corrosion inhibitorIt is a corrosion inhibitor which is used in HCL, HCL-HF acidizing treatments and it is effective at temperatures up to 99° C (210° F). Recommended use concentration: 0.1 % to 1% by treatment volume and according to acid concentration and exposure time.
9.4.IIA-260High temperature and ecologically friendly corrosion inhibitorIt is a low toxicity corrosion inhibitor which is acetylenic alcohol free. It is used in HCL, HCL-HF acidizing treatments and it is effective at temperatures up to 177° C (350° F). Recommended use concentration: 0.1 % to 1% by treatment volume and according to acid concentration and exposure time.
9.5.IIA-210Medium/ high temperature corrosion inhibitorIIA-210 is an effective corrosion inhibitor for acid treatments in medium and high temperature oil wells. It is effective at temperatures up to 130 °C (266 °F). IIA-210 recommended use dose varies from 0.1% and 2%.
9.6.IPIA-100Inhibitor intensifierIt allows users to extend the usage of IIA-235, IIA-260 and IIA-285 inhibitors when there are extreme temperatures and when it is necessary to have long exposure time of the treatment in the oil-well. It is recommended using 1% to 6% by the oil-well temperature and the protection time requested.
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IRON CHELANTS

10.1.IFEC-NAEdtaIt is a universal iron sequestering and chelating agent which avoids having non-soluble iron salt deposits that damage the formation treated.
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ECOLOGICAL SOLVENTS

11.1.ISE-2000Ecological solventIt is an ecological terpene-based solvent which is a great remover and cleaner. It is 100% biodegradable and it has citrus odor. It does not contaminate and its formula is highly concentrated. It creates a micro emulsion which is stable in water. It is used in a wide variety of concentrations.
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MUTUAL SOLVENTS

12.1.ISM-90Mutual solventIt is a butylene glycol-based mutual solvent.
12.2.ISM-50Mutual solventIt is a mutual solvent and it is based on different organic solvents and on ester and ketone.
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SURFACTANTS/FOAMING AGENTS

13.1.ITL-14Anionic surfactantIt is an anionic surfactant which has high removal properties. When it is used as a chemical cushion, it is a special product to acidize formations that have large amounts of sand. Use concentration is 0.1% to 0.3%.
13.2.IF-320Binary system foaming agentIt is an anionic water based foaming agent which has water or hydrocarbons. It generates good quality foam in systems which has up to 50% hydrocarbons. Use concentration must be chosen depending on the system to be foamed.
13.3.ISC-325Foaming agents for hydrocarbonsIt is a foaming agent for general use in frac operations to lighten columns and / or cut off cutting in well cleaning operations. It can be used in water- oil binary systems. It has very good quality foam and excellent mean-life. It is used in concentrations from 0.25 to 1.5%.
13.4.IFO-280Foaming agents for hydrocarbonsIt is a foaming agent for hydrocarbon-based system or mutual and / or aromatic solvents. This product has excellent quality and foam mean-life- time. It is a non-ionic, oil-based and flour surfactant. Use concentration depends on the solvent or the system to be foamed.
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FRICTION REDUCERS

14.1IFR-86Friction reducer in emulsionIt is a PHPA- based product prepared in emulsion. It is specially designed to have good performance in acids and brines (2% KCl, 10% NaCl, 2% CaCl2).
14.2IFR-43Friction reducer in emulsionIt is a PHPA-based product prepared in emulsion.
14.3IFR-LBHV 4High viscosity friction reducerHigh viscosity friction reducer. Due to its excellent performance, it can be used with fresh water or light brine.
14.4 IFR-LBHV 4 SHigh viscosity friction reducerSolid version of IFR-LBHV 4. This product allows users to reduce logistics costs since it is 100% active.
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BUFFERS

15.1.IBA-20Liquid buffer which regulates system ph between 5 and 6.5.It is an acid buffer that regulates pH between 5 and 6.5 which is the ideal pH to wet the gelling agents completely. It does not affect the oxidizing breakers.
15.3.IBA-40Liquid alkaline bufferIt is a liquid alkaline buffer that regulates pH between 7 and 11. Its recommended use concentration is 0.2% to 0.25%.
15.4.IMO-67Alkaline ph regulatorIt is a liquid additive that regulates pH over 11. Use concentration is from 0.1% to 1 % depending on the system involved.
15.5.IBUFFER-67It is a solid ph regulator that regulates the ph of the system between 6 and 7.It is a pH regulator that guarantees optimum hydration of guars, modified guars, CMG and HPG before cross-linking. It is compatible with boron, titanium and zirconium- based crosslinkers. Us concentration: 0.5% to 0.1%.
15.6.IBUFFER-100It is a ph regulator that regulates ph alkaline system.It is a pH alkaline regulator that helps to disperse CMG and HPG guars completely. Same avoids quick hydratation and fish eyes formation. Use concentration: 0.1% to 0.5%.
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CROSSLINKERS

16.1.IBC-31Boron- based crosslinkerIt is an economical boron-based crosslinker for guar gels and HPG. It cross-links in a very fast way and it has great consistency. It is used in oil-wells whose temperature is up to 100° C. Use concentration is from 0.1% to 0.3% by gel volume.
16.2.IBC-190Retarded Boron- based crosslinker in mineral oilIBC-190 is a retarding effect crosslinker, whose base is borates in mineral oil, for gels that have guar water and modified guar (HPG, CMHPG, CMG ) base. It is used in wells up to 149 °C (300 °F).
Delayed activation results in less intial friction pressure.
16.3.IBC-140Boron-based crosslinkerIt is a boron-based crosslinker for guar gels and HPG. It cross-links in a very fast way and it has great consistency. It is used in oil-wells whose temperature is up to 75° C. Use concentration is from 0.05% to 0.4%.
16.4.IBC-150Boron- based and alkaline ph crosslinkerIt is a boron-based crosslinker for water gels specially designed to be used in hard water that has iron and sulfate content. This additive cross-links perfectly even when there is low quality water. It is used in oil-wells whose temperature is up to 90°C. Use concentration is from 0.05 to 0.3% by polymer concentration and temperature.
16.6.IBC-250Boron- based crosslinker of retarded mechanism at high temperatureIt is a boron-based retarded crosslinker for systems gelled by using guars, CMG, HPG and CMHPG. It is used to reduce friction in the tube during shifting and to generate cross-linking reaction before perforating. It is a locally designed product and it allows users to get high temperature fracturing systems (up to 120°C) with boron-based crosslinkers.
16.7.IBC-300Boron- based crosslinker of retarded mechanism at high temperatureIt is a retarded mechanism crosslinker, which is based on borates in solution. It is designed to be used with guar water and other kinds of modified guar gum gels (HPG, CMHPG,CMG).
Chemical delay of the crosslinked gel does not depend on borate dissolution rate. It is used in oil-wells whose temperature is up to 110° C (230° F). It is used from 0.10% to 0.30% by gel volume.
16.8.ICC-60Chromium crosslinkersIt is an effective chromium (III) based additive for effective crosslinking anionic polyacrylamide gels.
This product can be use where there is hard water and brines.
ICC-60 typical concentration is from 0.3% to 2.0% by gel volume.
16.9.IZC-17Zirconium-based crosslinkerIt is a zirconium-based crosslinker which is exclusively designed to be used at high temperature and in HPG and CMHPG systems. Use concentration is from 0.1 to 0.3% by polymer charge and oil-well temperature. It can be used up to 195° C.
16.10.IBC-290 WHT, boron- based, retarded crosslinkerIt is a retarded effect crosslinker. It is based on borates in aqueous solution. It is designed for water- based guar and modified guar (HPG, CMHPG, CMG ) gels.
16.11.IBC-293 WHT, boron- based, retarded crosslinkerIt is a retarded effect crosslinker. It is based on borates in aqueous solution. It is designed for water- based guar and modified guar (HPG, CMHPG, CMG ) gels.
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HIGH TEMPERATURE STABILIZERS

17.1.IEG-85/85L/50L Stabilizer for HPG, CMG and CMHPG gelsThis product effectively stabilizes frac gels used in high temperature operations.
It is used in guar gum and modified guar - based gels when temperature is higher than 95 °C. (203 °F).
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GEL BREAKERS

18.1.IBH-4LLiquid gel breaker for hydrocarbon-based systemsIt is used to break gelled systems based on hydrocarbons. Recommended concentration is from 0.1% to 0.8% by treatment volume.
18.2.IBH-4SSolid gel breaker for hydrocarbon-based systemsIt is used to break gelled systems based on hydrocarbons. Recommended concentration is from 0.1% to 0.8% by treatment volume.
18.3.IEnCap-200 FEncapsulated ammonium persulfate based gel breakerIt is formulated to break effectively when it is used in guar and modified guar-based systems. Use concentration is from 0.5 to 10 lbs / 1000 gal. It works at temperatures up to 200°F
18.4.IEnCap-300 FEncapsulated Gel Ruptor Ammonium Persulfate BaseIt is formulated to break effectively when it is used in guar and modified guar-based systems. Use concentration is from 0.5 to 10 lbs / 1000 gal. It works at temperatures up to 300°F
18.5.IEnCap-LPEncapsulated ammonium persulfate based gel breakerIt is formulated to break effectively when it is used in guar and modified guar-based systems. Use concentration is from 0.5 to 10 lbs / 1000 gal. It works at temperatures up to 80°C.
18.6.IEnCap-HPEncapsulated ammonium persulfate based gel breakerIt is formulated to break effectively when it is used in guar and modified guar-based systems. Use concentration is from 0.5 to 10 lbs / 1000 gal. It works at temperatures up to 110°C.
18.7.IRG-5Solid oxidizing and organic persulfate based gel breakerIt is an oxidizing gel breaker used specially in terms of price/performance. It is used in guar based and derivative systems. When the oil-well is at low temperature, this product is used together with IRVT-622.
18.8.IRG-EZGranulated enzymatic gel breaker.It is an enzyme gel breaker that enhances efficient and complete breakdown at temperatures that vary from 20°C to 70 °C. It is used at low temperature operations when oxidizing breakers are less effective. Unlikely oxidants that usually breaks in a partial way, this product breaks the system completely. Neither does it cause residue nor damage to formation.
18.9.IRG-EZLLiquid enzyme gel breaker.It is a blend of hemicellulose enzymes that produces complete and efficient polymeric breakdown at temperatures that range from 5°C to 75°C. It can be used above said temperature, but its effectiveness will be lower. This product breaks the system completely. Neither does it cause residue nor damage to formation.
18.10.IFR-BXLiquid oxidizing breakerIt is a slow performance breaker specially developed to be used with friction reducer based fluids.

There are more encapsulated breakers available upon resquest.

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BREAKER CATALYZERS

19.1.IRVT-622Oxidizing breaker catalyzerThis product enhances effective and complete breakdown at temperatures lower than 40°C. Temperature at which oxidizing breakers have poor performance. Concentration use: 0.08% to 0.15 %.
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BACTERICIDES

20.1.IBAC-25Broad spectrum bactericideIt is advisable to use this additive to preserve bacterial gel degradation in fracturing basins, especially when untreated water from the oilfield is used and in summer since there are more bacterias due to high temperature. Dosage depends on water quality; nevertheless, when the product is used as an additive for preservation operations, it is recommended adding 0.20% by treatment volume. This is a glutaraldehyde based product.
20.2.IBAC-37Aldehyde based bactericideIt is a highly concentrated aldehyde methanoic based bactericide to control bacterias in basins or to be injected in oil-wells so as to attack sulfate reducer bacterias and to avoid corrosion.
20.3.IBAC-50Highly concentrated bactericideIts based is similar to IBAC-25 but it is highly concentrated; thus, use concentrations can be reduced by 50%. It is recommended for water or systems which have very high bacteria contamination.
20.4.IBAC-75Concentrated broad spectrum bactericideIt is advisable to use this additive to preserve bacterial gel degradation in fracturing basins, especially when untreated water from the oilfield is used and in summer since there are more bacterias due to high temperature.Dosage depends on water quality; nevertheless, when the product is used as an additive for preservation operations, it is recommended adding 0.15% by treatment volume.
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FLUID-LOSS ADDITIVES

21.1.IRF-W-530Fracture filter reducerThis product is recommended for high permeability or circulation loss formations. It is designed based on natural polymers which are fully biodegradable.
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ECOLOGICAL SOLVENTS

22.1.ISE-2000Ecological solventIt is a terpene based ecological solvent which has great removal and cleaning properties. It is 100% biodegradable and it has citric odor. It does not contaminate and it is highly concentrated. It generates micro emulsions which are stable in water. It is used in a wide variety of concentrations.
22.2.ISE-6000Ecological solventIt is a 100% biodegradable efficient solvent which is designed to remove paraffin, asphalthene and heavy crude oil depositions.
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MUTUAL SOLVENTS

23.1.ISM-90Mutual solventIt is a butylene glycol based mutual solvent.
23.2.ISM-50Mutual solventIt is a mutual solvent based on different organic solvents and on ester and ketone.
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SPECIALS

24.1.IFI-6D 12Sand control (flow back)It is a single yarn synthetic polypropylene fiber used to control sand. Such fiber together with water based gelling agents such as HEC-1, IGUAR-500, IGUHV-135 SLR are used to avoid sand flow back. Said fibers are place so as to create a three-dimensional structure that prevents sand from flowing in the oil-well.
24.2.IMPR-WRelative permeability modifierIt is a hydrophilic polymer that increases crude oil production and preserves water in the formation.
24.3.ISP-WActivator for resin- coated sandsIt is a liquid additive used to make curable resin-coated sands set when the temperature at the downhole is too low.

PROPPANTS

25.1Natural National SandsNatural frac sands such as industrial monocrystalline quart with high purity and structural integrity levels. The product is available at 30/50, 40/70. 30/80 and 70/140 meshes.
25.2Natural Imported SandsTexas Gold and Northern White: high purity sands available at 8/16 up to 40/70 meshes.
25.3Resin- Coated SandsWe have curable and pre curable resin-coated sands that help avoid flowback and have much more resistance to compression than natural sands (among other benefits).
25.4CeramicsThis is a low density synthetic proppant which has excellent resistance to compression, sphericity and roundness. It is available at 20/40, 30/50 and 40/70 meshes.