Penetrol® by Baroid, 5 Gal. Pail


Call for Price

Baroid’s PENETROL wetting agent is a water miscible, non-ionic surfactant designed to counteract the sticking tendencies of clay. Applications/Functions

  • Reduce or eliminate bit balling
  • Reduce surface tension of drilling fluid, which allows faster chip removal without continuously grinding the hard shale formations
  • Improve drilling efficiency by preferentially coating the bottom-hole assembly and drill string
  • Minimize differential sticking
  • Increase bit life and reduce drill pipe and bottom-hole assembly wear


  • Easy to mix
  • Effective in low concentrations
  • Compatible with other Baroid drilling fluid additives
  • Biodegradable

Typical Properties

  • Appearance: Forest green liquid
  • Specific gravity: 0.98
  • pH (1%) solution: 9.5
  • Flash point, TOC: >300oF, (149oC)

Safety Data Sheet


You may also like…

Related Products