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Solvay showcases its portfolio of specialty solutions for Oil & Gas applications at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Oct 27, 2014 ---Solvay’s global business unit, Novecare, will showcase its industry-leading oil & gas specialty chemicals and formulations at the 2014 SPE (Society of Petroleum Engineers) Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition October 27-29 in Amsterdam.

Featuring an unmatched portfolio, following its acquisition of Chemlogics, Solvay offers the broadest line of oil and gas specialty products and solutions.  Solvay helps oilfield service players to competitively and safely extract oil and gas while reducing water consumption. With one of the most extensive footprints and support networks in the industry, Solvay serves its customers worldwide for their needs in the stimulation, cementing and production segments.

Tailoring specialty chemical solutions and formulations for specific needs and applications has never been easier thanks to this powerful combination of talent and broad product portfolio from Solvay and Chemlogics.”Explained Chen Pu, Executive Vice President of oil & gas.

This is the first time since the acquisition of Chemlogics that the Group will showcase its combined portfolio to the industry. Solvay’s key products are presented at its stand 2919 during the SPE exhibition, including:

Production chemicals

  • Tolcide® – best-in-classbiocide with registrations in US, Canada and Europe
  • Clearbreak® - demulsifiers for the fastest and most efficient phase separation

Stimulation chemicals

  • Tiguar®- derivatized guar based polymers to maximize proppant transport
  • Wide range of friction reducers to improve the efficiency of frac systems
  • Tailor-made non-emulsifiersto prevent oil and water emulsion

Cementing chemicals

  • Fluid loss control across a wide temperature range
  • Anti-gas migration to ensure integrity of cementing systems

Eco-friendly solvents

  • Used in various formulations to improve performance while reducing environmental impact


 The Right Solutions at Every Stage

As an international chemical group, SOLVAY assists industries in finding and implementing ever more responsible and value-creating solutions. Solvay generates 90% of its net sales in activities where it is among the world's top three players. It serves many markets, varying from energy and the environment to automotive and aeronautics or electricity and electronics, with one goal: to raise the performance of its clients and improve society's quality of life. The group is headquartered in Brussels, employs about 29,400 people in 56 countries and generated 9.9 billion euros in net sales in 2013. Solvay SA is listed as SOLB.BE on NYSE Euronext in Brussels and Paris (Bloomberg: SOLB:BB - Reuters: SOLB.BR).

SOLVAY NOVECARE is a worldwide leader in specialty surfactants and a major player in polymers, amines, guar, and phosphorus derivatives. Solvay Novecare engineers and develops formulations that provide consumer products and state-of-the-art industrial applications with specific functional qualities designed to modify fluid behavior and deliver cleansing, dispersal, gelling, moisturizing, penetrating, softening or texturizing properties. These formulations are used in shampoos, detergents, paints and lubricants as well as in crop protection, mining and energy production and stimulation. Novecare, which boasts a worldwide network of 37 manufacturing sites and seven R&D centers, has become the preferred partner of its customers in rapidly growing economies and leverages an innovation platform based on sustainable solutions.