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Proppant Technologies for Oil and Gas

Hexion's Oilfield Technology Group provides a wide variety of innovative resin coated proppants designed to help increase the production of oil and gas in a variety of well conditions. These advanced proppants can enhance production, reduce formation water, and bond at lower temperatures compared to traditional resin coated proppants. Our advanced line of products for well stimulation includes:

  • Curable sands
  • Curable ceramics
  • Precured sands
  • Consolidation aids
  • Dust suppressants

With our years of industry experience, we will help you choose the best products to maximize well production.

Resin Coated Proppants

All of Hexion's curable resin coated proppants:

  • Help prevent proppant flowback
  • Reduce proppant fines generation
  • Minimize proppant embedment
Product Typical Closure Stress (psi) Bottom-hole Standard Temperature o F ( o C) Unique Benefits Helps Prevent Proppant Flowback
Specialty Curable Sands
OilPlus™ Proppants OilPlus™ Proppants 8,000 (16/30), 10,000
(20/40, 30/50, 40/70)
160-450 Enhanced Oil Flow Yes
kRT™ 100 Proppant kRT™ 100 Proppant 12,000 130-400 (54-204) Microfracture
PropTrac™ Proppants PropTrac™ Proppants Varies Depending on Proppant Varies Depending on Proppant Provides Propped Fracture Height Yes
Premium Curable Sands
Prime Plus™ Proppants Prime Plus™ Proppants 12,000 160-450 High Conductivity Yes
SB Prime™ Proppants SB Prime™ Proppants 10,000 160-450 High Conductivity Yes
Intermediate Curable Sand
SB Excel™ Proppant SB Excel™ Proppant 8,000 160-450 Intermediate Resin Coated Sand Yes
Low Temperature Curable Sands
Black Ultra™ Proppants Black Ultra™ Proppants 8,000 (16/30, 20/40),
10,000 (30/50, 40/70)
90-160 Ultra-Low Temperature
Yukon Black™ Proppants (Canada Only) Yukon Black™ Proppants (Canada Only) 8,000 75-160 (24-71) Ultra-Low Temperature
True North L Proppant (Canada Only) True North L Proppant (Canada Only) 8,000 70-160 (21-71) Economical Low Temperature
Economical Curable Sand
kRT Proppants (U.S. Only) kRT Proppants  (U.S. Only) 10,000 130-400 Economical Bonding Yes
True North™ Proppants (Canada Only) True North™ Proppants (Canada Only) 8,000 160-375 (71-191) Economical Bonding Yes
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Curable Ceramics
XRT™ Ceramax™ P Proppants XRT™ Ceramax™ P Proppants > 14,000 175-450 Resin Coated Bauxite for HPHT Conditions Yes
XRT Ceramax V Proppant XRT Ceramax V Proppant 14,000 175-450 Intermediate Ceramic for HPHT Conditions Yes
XRT Ceramax E Proppants XRT Ceramax E Proppants 12,000 175-450 Lightweight Ceramic for HPHT Conditions Yes
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Precured Sand
PR6000™ Proppant PR6000™ Proppant 8,000 70-450 Completely Cured Resin
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Proppant Enhancement Technologies

Sentinel™ dust suppressant mitigates the respirable silica dust generated by uncoated frac sand.

PropShield™ additive is designed specifically for uncoated frac sand completions to significantly reduce proppant flowback.

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Consolidation Aids

AcTivator™ consolidation aids allow for proppant pack consolidation at low temperatures.

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Formation Fines Control

Fines-Sta™ fines control agent provides enhanced well stimulation during hydraulic fracturing treatments and acidizing procedures.

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Water Management

AquaBond™ formation water reduction technology reduces the production of formation water while improving oil and gas production.

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Outside of North America: Please contact Customer Servicefor information on product availability in your region.