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(Liquid Asphalt Mixture)


DX-LQ. GIL is a unitaite (natural asphalt) mixture suspension which can be used in place of regular powdered gilsonite® in any drilling fluid system. It provides all the beneficial properties of gilsonite® in a liquid form, without adversely affecting the drilling fluid system.

  • Fluid Loss Control
  • Shale Control and Stability
  • Provides Lubricity

Typical Properties

Specific Gravity
Flash Point
Weight (lbs./gallon)
Solubility in Water

Black Liquid Mixture
>200°F (>93°)
~7 (Near Neutral)


DX-LQ. GIL helps lower fluid loss by forming a thin tough filter cake which minimizes filtration losses. It also promotes wetting of metal surfaces, thus helping to improve lubricity, reduces torque and drag, and prevents differential sticking.

Product Benefits

DX-LQ. GIL is a black, free flowing liquid which does not settle out or form a hard packed bottom layer, but remains suspended in the liquid phase, even over long periods of storage.


DX-LQ. GIL is available in 5 gal Pails at 44 lbs. net; 55 gal drums at 480 lbs. net; or 275 gal Poly Totes at 2398 lbs. net.


The information and data herein are believed to be accurate and have been compiled from sources believed to be reliable. It is offered for your consideration, investigation and verification. Buyer assumes all risk of use. DX Oilfield Products, LLC will not be liable for claims relating to any party’s use of our reliance on information and data contained herein regardless of whether it is claimed that the information or data are inaccurate, incomplete or otherwise misleading.

Revised 08.01.2014

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