Kuraray Poval™

Oil and Gas Applications


Proper oil well cementing with Kuraray Poval™ as a fluid loss additive has been successfully performed for many years. This polyvinyl alcohol additive contributes to cost savings and has shown no retardation effect on the cement setting time. Therefore, it enables fast and cost-efficient oil well construction.


  • Reduces fluid loss during cementing within API standards
  • Good compatibility with other cement additives
  • Lower cost than other fluid loss additives

  • Hydraulic fracturing
  • Soluble oil tools

  • Excellent binder
  • Reduces fluid loss
  • Reduces water production in cementing process
  • Compatible with other cement additives

  • Additive for oil well cementing operations

Kuraray Poval™ Oil & Gas Applications

Kuraray Poval™ resin, when mixed with cement powder, water, dispersant and defoamer, will prevent fluid loss to the formation in cementing operations. Kuraray Poval™ is an excellent binder, reduces fluid loss, reduces water production in the cementing process, and is compatible with other cement additives. It contributes to cost savings by enabling fast and cost-efficient oil well construction and has shown no retardation effect on the cement setting time.

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kuraray poval oil and gas applications

POLY LOC™ Diverting Agent

POLY LOC™ is an effective chemical diverting agent capable of providing a temporary diversion to enhance stimulation of the perforation clusters in the targeted zones in a wellbore. POLY LOC™ is a class of water-soluble diverting agents and as a result, dissolve quickly to reduce the non-productive time without the need to add acid.

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