Golden Leaf Energy® is an innovative, renewable energy company that manufactures lubricants and methyl esters. Utilizing an integrated product development platform and industry leading production technology, GLE manufacturers and distributes renewable lubricants for drilling applications. Golden Leaf Energy® also distributes quality methyl esters for a variety of applications. GLE owns and operates a biorefinery located in southeast Louisiana.
Industry leading reduction in coefficient of friction
COF range: .035-.055
Torque reductions: 83-90%
Significant reduction of torque and drag in brines;
Reduces torque problems in high angle and horizontal drilling;
Significant reduction friction and wear;
Performs well in any metal on metal applications;
CoF data obtained below are from tests run on the OFI digital lubricity tester at 60rpm and 150 inch-pounds torque
|Brine||CoF||CoF with 2% LA-5000|
|9.0 lb/gal NaCl||0.37||0.06|
|11.3 lb/gal CaCl2||0.10||0.05|
Physical appearance / ODOR: Dark Brown /Typical
Flash point: >260F
Specific gravity: 0.88
Industry leading environmental performance - Ultimate biodegradable LA 5000 is non damaging to the formation Extends the life of the drill string, casing, and surface equipment Particularly effective in extended reach wells Stable at 400°F Filtration operations are not adversely impacted by addition to brine.
1-2% by volume
LA 5000 lubricant is available in 5 gallon pails 55 gallon drums and 330- gallon totes.