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American Gilsonite Offers New G-Bond Cementing Additive for Improved Mixability at Higher Concentrations

American Gilsonite Company now offers Gilsonite® G-Bond to deliver even more performance in formulations with higher concentrations. Mixes easily without foaming – saves time, space and moneyGilsonite® G-Bond is traditional cementing grade Gilsonite® uintaite with a surfactant coating. It is free-flowing and easily disperses in water for rapid wellsite mixing – even at high concentrations. Its unique characteristics…

Innovation Center Opens in American Gilsonite’s New Corporate Headquarters

American Gilsonite Company hosted an open house to unveil our high-tech Innovation Center located inside the new corporate headquarters in Houston. Customers, vendors and other business partners were on hand to get a first hand look at the new Innovation Center. This advanced facility is equipped and staffed to conduct an array of critical testing…

David G. Gallagher Named President and Chief Executive Officer of American Gilsonite Company

Oil & gas veteran to lead major producer of additives for drilling fluids, cementing, asphalt, inks, and foundry applications American Gilsonite Company, Inc. (“AGC”), the world’s major supplier of Gilsonite® uintaite, today announced the appointment of David G. Gallagher to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Gallagher has more than…

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® uintaite 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® uintaite 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…

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® uintaite provides a range of important benefits while also producing cost savings of more than 80%. With its unique chemical…

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® uintaite, 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…

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® uintaite, 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…