Oil And Gas Industry Process Aids, Water And Wastewater Treatment Solutions

oil and gas industry equipment

Aries production chemicals for oil and gas fields have been developed to meet our customers’ unique needs. The oilfield production chemical industry experience of our Oil and Gas Group allows us to provide our customers with innovative and cost-effective solutions. We provide everything from specialty chemicals and custom blending to chemical performance monitoring in the field. Aries Oil and Gas Group supplies and manages chemical applications and services in crude oil and natural gas production, drilling, stimulation, enhanced oil recovery, water disposal, produced water and flowback water reclamation, pipeline gathering/transmission systems, and gas processing.

Aries has decades of experience in the oil and gas industry helping companies with their water and wastewater treatment needs. Aries is a leader when it comes to water and wastewater treatment chemicals, systems and equipment for the oil and gas industry. We partner with companies to help improve efficiencies, maintain compliance and lower their operating costs.

Take a look at the solutions Aries provides for the oil and gas industry:

Product and Application Information For Oil And Gas Industry

Emulsion Breakers

Aries Chemical supplies a broad range of emulsion breakers for oil fluids, tank bottoms, produced water treatment, and disposal wells. Aries emulsion breakers are specifically formulated to handle a variety of fluid conditions and applications. Based upon a review of your system and product testing, Aries can recommend the appropriate emulsion breaker to improve your process or handle a specific problem.


Aries supplies a full range of antiscalants for the oil & gas industry. Aries antiscalants provide scale control over a variety of severe conditions including high hardness, high temperature, and high total dissolved solids. Aries antiscalant line products control iron, strontium, and barium based scale, among others.

Corrosion Inhibitors

Aries oil & gas corrosion inhibitors include a broad range of products. Aries corrosion inhibitors are designed for a variety of applications including reinjection wells, gas plants, refineries, transportation lines, and barges. Aries corrosion inhibitors reduce costs and extend the working life of capital assets such as process equipment, pipelines and storage tanks.


Aries Biocide line includes oxidizing and non-oxidizing micro-biocides for the control of bacteria found in and around oilfield applications. Aries biocides control aerobic, anaerobic, acid producing and sulfate reducing bacteria. Aries Chemical provides micro-biocide studies to select of the best treatment program, tailoring the microbiocide program to meet each system’s unique requirements.

Coagulants & Flocculants

Aries provides a full range of inorganic and organic coagulants as well as flocculants for the oil & gas and refining industry. Applications include mud dewatering, oil/water separation, flowback water recycling, and produced water treatment.


Aries complete defoamer line is designed to effectively treat foaming problems across a broad spectrum of oil & gas industry applications.

Oxygen Scavengers

Aries oxygen scavengers provide effective oxygen control for the oil & gas industry. Effective application of Aries oxygen scavengers provides the low oxygen concentrations necessary to protect topside equipment, injection wells and flow lines from oxidative corrosion.

Water Treatment

Aries has an extensive line of water treatment products for the oil & gas industry. Aries water treatment products include coagulants & flocculants for clarification, recovery, and sludge dewatering.

Friction Reducers

Aries offers friction reducers for a wide variety of conditions. Friction reducers help increase flow rate of produced fluids. Aries friction reducers also increase water injection rates for disposal or enhanced production with no need for increased pressures.

Gel Breakers

Aries gel breakers are designed to handle a variety of gels. Oxidizing and non-oxidizing gels available.

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Chemicals For Water And Wastewater Treatment

Coagulants – Inorganic and Organic

Products for coagulation of tough to treat waste streams. Inorganic, organic and blended coagulants for raw, process and wastewater treatment. Aries supplies a broad range of coagulants for process optimization. NSF, FDA and GRAS products available.


Liquid and Dry flocculants for raw, process and wastewater treatment. Aries flocculants are designed to improve clarification, flotation and solids dewatering. NSF, FDA and GRAS products available.

Sludge Conditioners

Polymers, flocculants, body feeds and Sahara Process help the dewatering of sludges to achieve highest possible cake solids.


Neutralize acids and bases at lowest cost with least solids generation. Aries has a variety of acids and bases for neutralization and alkalinity control. Acids include inorganic and organic acids. Bases include caustic soda, soda ash, lime, magnesium oxide and magnesium hydroxide.

Aries Magnesium Hydroxide

Aries Magnesium Hydroxide – Mg(OH)2 – is a unique non-hazardous neutralizer of acidic wastewater. It is well suited for a variety of municipal and industrial wastewater treatment applications. Info on Magnesium Hydroxide: Economic and Performance Comparison Chart | Using Magnesium Hydroxide for Biological Treatment | Magnesium Hydroxide Tech Bulletin | Electrical Equipment Manufacturer Case Study | Biological Treatment of Wastewater Case Study | Comparison of Regulatory Requirements For Aries Magnesium Hydroxide Slurry vs. Caustic Soda


Aries complete defoamer line eliminates foam from all processes: food processors, pulp & paper, textile, automotive and metal finishers. Food grade defoamers available.

Filter Aids

Unique products to improve filtration and dewatering rates. DE, Perlite and Cellulose Filter Aids to improve filtration and dewatering rates.

Activated Carbon and Organoclay

Powdered and granular products for removal of highly soluble contaminants including BOD, COD, pesticides, PCBs and colors.

Odor Control Agents

A variety of chemicals and systems to control obnoxious odors. Products to control sulfide, sulfur and anaerobic/septic based odors.


AriKleen cleaners for all situations including RO and UF. AriKleen product line includes general purpose, degreasers, alkaline, acidic and chlorinated cleaners.

Oxidizing and Reducing Agents

Aries offers a variety of oxidizing and reducing agents for applications such as hexavalent chromium reduction and sulfide and chlorine oxidation.

Boiler Water Treatment Chemicals

Deposit & Scale control Corrosion control, Oxygen Scavengers, Condensate return line corrosion inhibitors, Descalers, Boiler pretreatment and feed equipment, and Defoamers.

Cooling Water Treatment Chemicals

Deposit & Corrosion control, Microbiocides, Dispersants, Descalers, and Feed equipment.

Membrane Chemicals

UF & MF pretreatment chemicals, RO & NF pretreatment chemicals, Antiscalents and Dispersants, Microbiocides, and MemKleen Cleaners.

Water & Wastewater Treatment Systems & Equipment

Water and Wastewater Treatment Systems

Design, build and installation of complete water treatment system for wastewater treatment and recycle & reuse. Capability for providing wastewater treatment systems for primary and secondary wastewater treatment and recycle & reuse.

Dissolved Air Flotation Clarifier (DAF)

Raw water, fats, oils & grease (FOG), secondary biosolids, mineral separation, pulp & paper save-all, paint industrial water treatment equipment and systems. Dissolved Air Flotation System Technical Bulletin.

Inclined Plate Clarifier (IPC)

Inclined plate clarifier system for raw water, heavy metals, sand & gravel. Inclined Plate Clarifier Technical Bulletin.

Gravity Clarifier

Gravity clarifier wastewater filter press for industrial raw water, heavy metal removal, sand & gravel, secondary biosolids. Gravity Clarifier Technical Bulletin.

Filter Press

Wastewater solids dewatering, pigment separation, chemical separation. Filter Press System Technical Bulletin.

Rotary Drum Vacuum Filter (RDVF)

Wastewater solids dewatering, pigment separation and chemical separation. RDVF System Product Bulletin.


Plastic, fiberglass, mild & stainless steel, glass-lined wastewater treatment tanks.


Chemical feed pumps for wastewater treatment, transfer, sludge, plus other media.

Pressure Filters

Cartridge, Media, Bag and Activated Carbon filters for process separation, raw water, water recycle and wastewater treatment.


Sand, multi-media, activated carbon and organo-clay.

Cartridge Filters

Qualitative and absolute for pure water and process applications.

Controllers & PLC

Control systems including PLC, control panels, pH, ORP and conductivity controllers.

Ion Exchange Filtration

Ion exchange filtration systems, resin and equipment for softening, demineralization, plating bath regeneration, pure water, chemical processing, water reuse and wastewater treatment. Ion Exchange Systems Technical Bulletin.

Reverse Osmosis

Raw water treatment and pretreatment before demineralization. Process and industrial wastewater recycle systems. Reverse Osmosis (RO) Technical Bulletin.

Micro & Ultra Filtration

Micro and Ultra Filtration for process separation, pure water, water reuse and wastewater treatment. Micro/Ultra Filtration Systems Technical Bulletin.

Evaporator Systems

Evaporator systems to reduce industrial wastewater volumes. Aries Evaporator Systems Technical Bulletin.


Mechanical mixers designed for dry and liquid mixing applications. Mechanical mixers for process and water treatment.

Pure Water Systems

Carbon Filters

Activated carbon filters for organic and chlorine removal.

Water Softeners

Removes water hardness to reduce RO or NF membrane fouling.


Chemical or ultraviolet based disinfection systems.

Cleaning Systems

Clean-In-Place (CIP) systems for membrane filtration equipment.

Reverse Osmosis & Nano Filtration

Membrane systems for removal of dissolved solids Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Nano Filtration.

Micro & Ultra Filtration

Micro and Ultra Filtration for process separation, pure water, water reuse and wastewater treatment. Micro/Ultra Filtration Systems Technical Bulletin.

DI Exchange Systems

Deionization tank exchange and regeneration service for pure water.

Case Studies


Aries Helps Oilfield Service Company Develop Fluids Dewatering Process

Aries Chemical was asked to help develop a chemical treatment process to handle a variety of different fluids including water based and oil based drilling muds, high solids oil-water separator tank bottoms and off-spec oils. Learn about the solutions they developed.

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