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Sodium Formate


Global Drilling Fluids and Chemicals Limited at its manufacturing Facility in Gujarat, India manufactures one of the most Popular Commercial Chemicals for the Oilfield Industry chemically Known as Sodium Formate. 


SODIUM FORMATE manufactured by GDFCL is a high purity crystalline powder used to form clear brine used in work over and completion fluids. It is non toxic, biodegradable and environmental friendly.


GLO SODIUM FORMATE acts an excellent shale stabilizer for water sensitive clay/shale formations and clay containing sandstone. It eliminates the potential of formation damage due precipitation of carbonate, bicarbonate or sulphate compounds. It raises the drilling speed, protects the oil-gas layer, decreases damage to the rock stratum and further improves the service life of the bit and the well.


  • It has a low solid content, easy to dissolve in water, and has a strong ability of shear thinning.
  • It has shale stabilizing properties, helps in forming thin mud cake, and to improve the well cementing quality.
  • It is non toxic, biodegradable and environmental friendly.
  • It has stable performance and is easy to be maintained


GLO SODIUM FORMATE manufactured by GDFCL can be supplied in 25 Kg/50 Lbs Sacks required by the customer. Additionally Customized packaging is also available.

Safety and Handling: 

GLO SODIUM FORMATE manufactured by GDFCL must be handled as an Industrial chemical, wearing protective equipment and observing the precautions as mentioned in the MSDS.  

For further information on GLO SODIUM FORMATE and Information on Performance and Case Studies please contact us at sales@globaldrilling.in