Middle East: The UK-based chemical solutions Aubin Group developer and supplier has landed a two-year contract worth US $5m to make and supply additives to a Middle Eastern concrete well company. Under the deal, Aubin Group will supply the company with CFL-575, a high temperature fluid loss additive which it says is compatible with a wide range of cement types and for use in oil wells. CFL-575 sales volumes surpassed 170,000kg/yr.
Omar Raafat, Middle East North Africa general manager at Aubin Group, said “It’s a very agile product, and lots of clients are seeing success within a wide range of environments. We are now scaling up production of CFL-575 to meet this growing demand, and we are delighted to be conducting this locally at our manufacturing facility in Abu Dhabi.”