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ProOne Selected to Present at Colorado Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge

Costa Mesa, California, August 17, 2017 ProOne has been selected by the Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) to present at the 4th annual Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge. The 10 finalists were selected from an international pool of applicants to present at the Challenge in Denver, September 7, 2017. The presentation will focus on ProOne’s revolutionary earth-friendly, plant-based XPL+ technology as an anti-friction metal treatment that increases rig efficiency by reducing torque and drag when drilling wells. The most significant environmental impact of ProOne’s biodegradable technology is that it allows operators to use more environmentally friendly water-based muds instead of oil-based muds. ProOne will also introduce ProFlow Production Fluid technology, a groundbreaking new application in the oil & gas industry which ProOne has developed, successfully field tested, and filed a patent for. ProFlow is a lubricant to treat Artificial Lift Systems (ALS) to address the problems of inefficient production, high energy consumption, costly maintenance, and untimely wear and failure. CCIA hosts the Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge in partnership with recog

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ProOne Announces Agreement with American Well Technology Holdings, LLC to Market First-Ever Artificial Lift System Down Hole Lubricant

COSTA MESA, California July 25, 2017 – ProOne Inc, a leader in extreme film strength lubrication technology, announced that it has signed a Master Distributorship agreement with American Well Technology Holdings, LLC, a Texas-based company, to bring to market the world’s first Production Lubricant, with patent pending: ProFlow – A Production Flow Technology Lubricant. ProOne and American Well Technology have been working collaboratively for two years developing, successfully field testing, and filing a patent for this groundbreaking new application in the oil & gas industry. By using a lubricant to treat Artificial Lift Systems (ALS) to address the problems of inefficient production, high maintenance costs and untimely wear and failure, the team has demonstrated that treatment with ProOne’s XPL+ bonding nano-tech lubricant increases productivity, reduces lifting costs, and results in fewer failures, less downtime, extended service intervals and equipment life cycles. ProOne and American Well Technology have now formalized an agreement whereby AWT has been granted a license by ProOne to be the Master Distributor for ProOne’s production well products in North Americ

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Oilman Magazine – Product Showcase: ProOne Downhole Drilling Fluid

Oilman Magazine - ProOne Article With artificial lift systems (ALS) being the workhorses on the majority of wells, lubrication has been a critical but generally unaddressed problem. Now, inefficient production and untimely wear/failure are tackled with California-based ProOne Inc.’s solution: ProFlow Production Fluid Lubricant. Driven by the success of the company’s XPL+ Xtreme Pressure Lubrication technology for drilling fluids, ProOne has now developed ProFlow, patent pending, for production wells. ProOne’s XPL+ technology has a polarized strong ionic charge so that it bonds to the metal surfaces of rod, tubing and pump components, creating primary behavior changes in ALS systems including a reduction in friction and drag in rod pumps, and torque in PCP and ESP applications. As a result of these primary changes in behavior, the use of ProFlow leads to reduced flowline pressures, lower energy consumption, less rod load, and a reduction in pressure at contact points between collars, rods, and tubing, which increases pump efficiency, fluid displacement, and increases laminar flow. In many cases, thi

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Journal of Petroleum & Technology – Artificial-Lift Downhole-Treatment System

Artificial-lift systems (ALSs) have increasingly needed a lubrication solution to improve profitability on failing or under-performing wells, solving the problems of inefficient production or untimely wear and tear. ProOne introduced a cost-effective downhole treatment for the complete ALS system. ProFlow production fluid incorporates the company’s XPL+ lubrication technology with positively charged molecular properties to bond to all metal downhole components, reducing friction, torque, and drag by as much as 80% (Fig. 5). With significantly lower friction in the system, operators experience higher production volumes, lower lifting costs, and extended maintenance cycles. For progressing-cavity pumps, the major benefits include higher production speeds, increased revolutions per minute, reduced electrical load on the system, and additional net oil per day; for rod pumps, the benefits include less torque and friction, extended lifespan of moving parts, and less well servicing. Field ProFlow has consistently reduced failures and increased efficiency in all types of ALS pumps, especially those with highly deviated deep-well systems. Read more

Upstream Pumping – Drilling Mud Additive Combination Boosts Efficiency

Article - Drilling Mud Additive Boosts Efficiency Even at lower concentrations, this mud conditioner can save operators money. by Lawrence Kahn Without the visual impact of a drilling rig structure and related equipment, mud pits seem to be a more benign aspect of “making hole.” Yet, with the cost of drilling mud as high as 10 percent of total drilling expense, the fluid had better do its job well. Ensuring optimal performance has even prompted operators to assign separate day and night mud engineers. Since mud is that important, what about additives? Drill fluid additives play a unique role, from helping overcome multiple drilling challenges to ideally maximize downhole drilling efficiency and saving operators time and money. In this environment, one company introduced an additive to help deal with laterals, verticals and curves. R&D Innovation Despite mud’s ordinary appearance, its job is quite challenging. It has to remove cuttings, minimize corrosion, lubricate and support both the drilling assembly and the bit, and control formation pressures. Additives are just as integral as the mud itself. They can reduce fluid loss, provide surf

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