CUSTOMER ANNOUNCEMENT

We are pleased to announce that on Monday 13th October, MacDermid Offshore Solutions purchased Niche Products and its parent company Subsea Fluid Technologies Ltd. The acquisition includes the complete line of Pelagic branded products including formulations and manufacturing processes. Offshore Environmental Oils Ltd and Subsea Fluid Services Ltd will continue to trade as normal. The outgoing Niche team will be assisting MacDermid with the integration of the brand until the end of 2014, thus ensuring a smooth transition of the business.

With immediate effect please direct all enquires relating to the purchase and support of Pelagic branded products to the relevant MacDermid Offshore Solutions facility below:

USA +1 800-521-2589 offshoreorders@macdermid.com
UK +44 (0) 1942 501000 wigansales@macdermid.com
Australia +61 3 9303 5150 wigansales@macdermid.com

If you have any questions please get in touch with MacDermid Offshore Solutions’
Vice President of Business Development Steve Racca (Tel: +1 713 472 5081, sracca@macdermid.com) or Former Managing Director of Niche Products Peter Eccles (Tel: +44 1942 685652, pe@subseafluids.com)


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Subsea Control Fluids: Product Range Overview

Pelagic 100 Fluids are water based high temperature subsea control fluids capable of operation between -50°C and +170°C.

They are available in 3 separate antifreeze grades as follows:

Pelagic 100 (M): Medium Antifreeze (25%) with a pour point of -24°C

Pelagic 100 (H): High Antifreeze (40%) with a pour point of -30°C

Pelagic 100 (HC): Very High Antifreeze (60%) designed for Hydrate Control with a pour point below -50°C
  • Wide Operational Temperature Range
  • Excellent Lubrication & Anti-wear
  • Excellent Anti-Corrosion Properties
  • Outstanding Environmental Properties
  • Yellow Y1/OCNS Class E for discharge
  • Protection against Vapour Phase Corrosion
  • Outstanding long term fluid stability
  • Extensive Material & Equipment Qualification

Water Based Subsea Control Fluids

Pelagic 100 Subsea Control Fluids are low viscosity water based hydraulic fluids, specifically designed for operation in subsea production control systems.

Pelagic 100 subsea fluids demonstrate equal or better technical performance to the best in class control fluids across all technical performance areas, have an upper temperature capability in excess of 170°C and carry the highest possible level of environmental acceptability for marine discharge.

Pelagic 100 subsea fluids have >8 years positive field experience on >40 subsea fields/wells around the globe and offer >5 years mixed fluid compatibility data, extensive equipment qualification and material compatibility.

Pelagic 100 fluids and are available in a range of glycol concentrations to suit global operational climates.

   Key Features   Physical Data   Downloads
  • Wide Operational Temperature Range
  • Excellent Lubrication & Anti-wear
  • Excellent Anti-Corrosion Properties
  • Outstanding Environmental Properties
  • Yellow Y1/OCNS Class E for discharge
  • Extensive Material & Equipment Qualification
  • Protection against Vapour Phase Corrosion
  • Outstanding long term fluid stability
PELAGIC 100 GRADE M H HC
Pour Point (°C) -24 -30 <-50
pH @20 °C 9.5 9.5 9.5
Specific Gravity 1.03 1.05 1.08
Viscosity @ 0 °C 6.1 9.1 15.4
Viscosity @20 °C 2.8 4.0 7.4
Viscosity @40 °C 1.8 2.2 3.7
* These properties are typical for the product but do not constitute a specification
Our Core Business Pledge

 

To develop and supply environmentally superior subsea control fluids to the Offshore industry with NO compromise in technical performance.
Product Range

 

Our product range includes environmentally acceptable BOP and Subsea Production Control Fluids for all regions of the world including super environmentally sensitive areas such as the Barents/Beaufort Sea.
Subsea Control Fluids

Pelagic 100 is our mainstream high technology water based subsea production control fluid for temperatures up to 170°C. Click Here

Umbilical Storage Fluids
Pelagic MEG/Water blends are typically utilised in the flushing and storage of thermoplastic umbilicals as they contain no corrosion inhibitor package.    Click Here

Pelagic SST fluids are typically utilised in the flushing and storage of Steel line umbilicals and manifolds although the SST 10 series can also be used in storage of thermoplastic umbilicals due to its lower pH range.    Click Here
BOP Fluids
Pelagic 50 is our mainstream high performance BOP Fluid Concentrate for Semisubmersibles and Drillships.
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Pelagic V18 is our mainstream high performance Closed Loop BOP Fluid for Jackups and Barges.
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Pelagic Green Zone (PLONOR) Hydraulic Fluids
Niche Products has been providing PLONOR hydraulic fluids for use In the Norwegian Sector of the Barents Sea for many years.

The Barents Sea Region requires that if a product is to be permitted for discharge then it must contain only chemicals from the PLONOR list (Poses Little Or NO Risk to the marine environment). Click Here
1 Litre of hydraulic fluid = 1 Litre of Drinking Water


For every litre of hydraulic fluid produced by Niche Products, the company pledges to donate the technology necessary to provide 1 litre of acceptable drinking water to people living in developing countries
On the 21st April 2012, the Queen’s Birthday, Niche products were granted the Queens Award for Enterprise : Innovation 2012.
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