New XPLOR™ Basic Emulsifiers are Economic Alternative to High Performance Products

Aug 10, 2015, 12:32 ET from Georgia-Pacific

ATLANTA, Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new line of basic emulsifiers from Georgia-Pacific Chemicals provides an economic alternative to high performance emulsifiers for the oilfield industry. 

"In today's demanding oilfield marketplace, we recognize the need to control costs," says Erik Speer, oilfield business manager for Georgia-Pacific Chemicals.  "In some drilling conditions, high performance emulsifiers are an over-engineered product for the application."

The new line of XPLOR products can meet basic performance requirements for drilling mud without sacrificing Georgia-Pacific Chemicals' quality standards. They can be used with mineral-oil and diesel-based solvents and can be effective at converting or treating drilling fluid.

Georgia-Pacific Chemicals also manufactures a complete line of primary and secondary high-performance emulsifiers including XPLOR dry emulsifiers.  Other products include fluid loss additives and proppant resins. 

For more information on Georgia-Pacific Oilfield Chemicals, visit or call 866-4GP-CHEM. 

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About Georgia-Pacific Chemicals
Georgia-Pacific Chemicals LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Georgia-Pacific LLC, is a global performance chemical manufacturer and marketer recognized as a leader in chemicals for oilfield, building products, paper, mining and specialty applications as well as pine chemical derivatives. It has a presence in the United States, Argentina, Canada, Chile and Uruguay, with technology partners in China, India, Europe and South Africa.

About Georgia-Pacific
Based in Atlanta, Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of bath tissue, paper towels and napkins, tableware, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, nonwoven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly, and creates nearly 92,000 jobs indirectly. For more information, visit:

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