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HI'N DRY - Natural Gas Well Foaming Agent


Over time the reservoir pressure in a Natural Gas well declines to the point where it is no longer sufficient to lift produced water droplets to the surface.  This results in the accumulation of liquid in the tubing leading to further drops in pressure and lost production.  If this were to continue unchecked, the well would ultimately reach the reservoir shut-in pressure causing gas flow and well production to cease.

HI’N DRY is a patented biodegradable foaming agent in solid stick form.  It is designed to economically stimulate gas production from wells where produced water can adversely affect normal production rates.   Application reduces the density and surface tension of the fluid and allows any gas produced to generate foam which is easily lifted to the surface resulting in effective dewatering of the well.

Convenient to use, easy to handle and rapidly soluble, HI’N DRY is unique compared to other “soap” sticks which take longer to dissolve and may gel inside the well.  Use of this product has been shown to result in improved gas production rates and extended well life as well as reduced well maintenance costs and fewer remedial well treatments.  HI’N DRY is formulated using innovative surfactant chemistry allowing it to be effective in high brine and high calcium conditions.


  • Fast action reduces treatment time compared to other sticks resulting in reduced downtime and lost production.
  • Improves gas production rates by effectively unloading water from well reservoir.
  • Continuous use helps to maintain optimum production rates and extend well life.
  • Effective in hard or soft water areas.
  • Effective in high brine and high calcium environments.
  • Use reduces pollution by eliminating need for well blow down and gas venting while reclaiming vented gas to sales.
  • Contains biodegradable foaming agents for improved environmental acceptability.