MacDermid Offshore Solutions to supply ocean environmental control fluid to service company in Brazil


MacDermid Offshore Solutions (MacDermid) has contracted with a major service company in Brazil to supply a biodegradable hydraulic production control fluid, Oceanic Environmental Control Fluid (ECF), for subsea equipment in the North Sea.

Oceanic ECF will be used with equipment such as Christmas trees, manifolds, subsea control modules and umbilicals, and will be manufactured at MacDermid’s factory in Jandira, Sao Paulo Brazil and supplied to the local facility client.

The contract will be a one-time supply, with a total duration of approximately 60 days, including the acquisition, manufacture, testing and delivery of raw materials. The end user, a major operator, will deploy Oceanic ECF in a field in the North Sea.

Dan Gaspard, Underwater Product Manager at MacDermid, said, “This contract represents the first batch of our new environmentally friendly biodegradable hydraulic fluid to be produced in Brazil. Oceanic ECF is a breakthrough technology in the formulation of production control chemicals and is qualified to the latest and most stringent environmental standards. This contract highlights MacDermid’s ability to provide solutions that meet our customers’ demand for environmental sustainability.

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