Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™ Expands Non-Toxic, Customized Paraffin Treatments to New Basins
Use of AssurEOR FLOW™ in Permian, Appalachian and Powder River basins results in cleaned flowlines and production increases
SOLON, Ohio—August 15, 2018—A new non-toxic, customized approach to paraffin dispersal is showing unprecedented results in cleaning flow lines and rods, while also increasing well production—leading to expansion into additional basins. AssurEOR FLOW™, an environmentally-safe biochemical treatment developed by Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™, LLC, is the first paraffin dispersal product that is tailored to the specific characteristics of individual wells and increases production—turning well maintenance expenses into a profit center. This innovative approach has been uniformly successful, with results leading to increased demand and swift expansion from the Appalachian and Permian basins into the Powder River basin.
At the request of one of its Appalachian clients, Locus Bio-Energy recently completed successful clean outs of three clogged flowlines in the Skull Creek field using AssurEOR FLOW. These flowlines, measuring in lengths between 1500’ to 3100’, had previously been treated with traditional chemicals without success—resulting in the client considering complete replacement at a significant cost. Paraffin samples were obtained and analyzed, and a custom AssurEOR FLOW formulation was developed and used to treat each flowline. After less than a day of shut-in, the paraffin in the wells was completely dispersed and economically recovered by the client, with flowlines becoming free flowing. The results are driving additional demand throughout the basin.
The AssurEOR FLOW paraffin dispersal paraffin treatment was originally introduced into the Appalachian basin, and then rapidly expanded into the Permian after notable outcomes were confirmed. The treatments are receiving positive feedback throughout all basins as the most effective paraffin dispersal technology available. Clogged wells previously treated with Toluene and hot oil exhibit zero paraffin on pulled rods. In addition, clients are seeing sizeable production increases after just one treatment—a key differentiating feature of AssurEOR FLOW. Treated wells are averaging 50% increases in barrels of oil produced per day—and wells that were fully emulsified from prior bad acid jobs become water-wet with sustained production increases.
“The oil industry never previously had access to safe paraffin dispersal products that are not only customized to wells, but also increase profits from use and qualify for tax credits, which is quickly becoming a top trend for well maintenance,” said Gary West, senior vice president of business development for Locus Bio-Energy. “The benefits and safety of the AssurEOR FLOW treatments are unmatched, and we’re moving as quickly as possible to expand availability and meet demand throughout the nation’s top basins.”
AssurEOR FLOW treatments are currently available in the Permian, Appalachian and Powder River basins, with additional expansions underway. For more information, including technical details, economics and pricing, past results or potential tax breaks, contact Locus Bio-Energy or visit LocusBioEnergy.com.
About Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™, LLC
Locus Bio-Energy Solutions™, LLC offers patent-pending treatments based on the by-products of non-GMO microorganisms for oil applications that are cost-competitive, biodegradable and safer than current chemical and traditional treatments, with even better results. A world-class team of R&D scientists have solved many of the problems plaguing other biological product-based treatments with the development of AssurEOR FLOW™ and AssurEOR STIM™. The products include customized treatments optimized for specific well conditions for enhanced oil recovery, viscosity reduction, and paraffin wax and asphaltene dispersal, including the cleaning of rods, pipelines and flow lines, casings and solidified storage tank bottoms. For more information, visit LocusBioEnergy.com.