Apr 02, 2019

Ingevity to present at the Society of Professional Engineers Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., April 2, 2019 – Ingevity will participate in the 2019 SPE Oklahoma City Oil and Gas Symposium in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on April 10. Ingevity’s Innovation Manager, Dr. Shadaab Maghrabi, will present his technical paper, “Design and Development of a Novel Fluid Loss Additive for Invert Emulsion Drilling Fluids from a Renewable Raw Material.”

Ingevity has developed a high-performing fluid loss additive (FLA) from renewable, pine-based chemistry that meets the demands of today’s invert emulsion drilling fluids. The technology is efficient, cost-effective and environmentally friendly. Dr. Maghrabi’s presentation will highlight this novel FLA’s performance in various fluid systems.

“Sustainable, eco-friendly chemistries are becoming more important because of market pressures and increasing global regulations,” said Dr. Thomas Sisson, Ingevity’s technical director, oilfield and lubricants. “This symposium is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness of pine chemistry’s benefits in oilfield applications.”

The biennial symposium showcases the most advanced proven technologies and innovative concepts to further the development and production of oil and natural gas. More than 900 professionals attend the industry-leading forum.

For more information regarding this meeting visit To learn more about Ingevity’s oilfield product line and services, visit or email [email protected].

Ingevity: Purify, Protect and Enhance

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals, high-performance carbon materials and engineered polymers that purify, protect, and enhance the world around us. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures, and brings to market products and processes that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks, coatings, elastomers, bio-plastics and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Headquartered in North Charleston, South Carolina, Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,750 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information visit


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