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Announcing the Opening of Our Permian Basin Supply Center in Midland, Texas

ANNOUNCING THE OPENING OF OUR PERMIAN BASIN SUPPLY CENTER IN MIDLAND, TEXAS American Gilsonite Company is pleased to announce the opening of our Permian Basin Supply Center in Midland, Texas. Located in America’s second largest oil and gas producing region, our new Supply Center is strategically situated to expand our customer base as well as…

Scientific study proves benefits of Gilsonite in asphalt pavement

A 2015 study by the Western Regional Superpave Center at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of the University of Nevada, Reno, proved that Gilsonite-modified binders significantly extend the useful life of asphalt pavement. This is good news for agencies looking to reduce the long-term costs of asphalt pavement maintenance. Findings from comprehensive testing…

Introducing Our New and Expanded Line of High Temperature Drilling Mud Additives

After extensive R&D and a multimillion dollar investment in mining capacity, American Gilsonite Company now has an expanded range of HT drilling mud additives ready for immediate delivery. Gilsonite® HT performs in the most extreme conditions Enhances mud properties for HP/HT environments High softening point extends thermal life 10% or more Prevents lost circulation and minimizes…

Field Trials Reveal Gilsonite Reduces Cost of Hollow Beads in Cementing

HOUSTON, TEXAS, May 28, 2015 – In the current oil and gas market, cutting costs has become a universal priority. Gilsonite has proven to be an effective way to reduce the costs of using hollow beads without compromising the quality of a cementing job. Hollow beads are frequently added to cement to reduce slurry density and increase…

Service Companies Cut Drilling Fluid Costs without Losing Performance

HOUSTON, TEXAS, November 26, 2014 – With industry-wide pressure to reduce expenditures, many service companies have found it cost-effective to reduce the total number of drilling fluid additives by incorporating a premium multi-purpose additive. American Gilsonite® provides a range of important benefits while also producing cost savings of more than 80%. With its unique chemical properties and…

American Gilsonite Company Names David Gallagher as Senior Vice President

HOUSTON, Texas, November 11/PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — American Gilsonite Company, Inc. (“American Gilsonite”, or “AGC”), the world’s primary supplier of Gilsonite®, today announced it has appointed David G. Gallagher as Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations, effective immediately. Mr. Gallagher has more than 30 years of experience in the oilfield service industry, holding executive level positions at leading…

American Gilsonite Completes Houston Office Expansion

HOUSTON, TEXAS – July 23, 2013 – American Gilsonite Company, Inc. (“American Gilsonite”, or “AGC”), the world’s primary supplier of Gilsonite®, announced the completion of its Houston office expansion. Major growth in the energy sector prompted the company to establish a significant presence in Houston to better serve the expanding customer base. “As a strategic…

American Gilsonite Makes Key Hire of Technical Director to Join Houston Team

HOUSTON, TEXAS – June 19, 2013 – American Gilsonite Company, Inc. (“American Gilsonite”, or “AGC”), the world’s primary supplier of Gilsonite®, announced the hiring of Dario Montes as Technical Director. Mr. Montes brings American Gilsonite approximately fifteen years of management, technical sales and business development experience from National Oilwell Varco and MI Swaco. Mr. Montes…

Mining Production Expanded

BONANZA, UTAH – April 4, 2013 – American Gilsonite Company, Inc. (American Gilsonite or “AGC”), the world’s major supplier of Gilsonite®, announced that it had completed Phase One of its capacity expansion initiative. In response to significant demand for its products, and to help ensure its reliability as a strategic supplier to its customers, AGC…

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