Oil Chem Technologies
GreenSolv Bio-based Aromatic Solvent Replacement

Oil Chem Technologies’ GreenSolv series offer non intrusive oil well services which are designed to treat oil and gas wells without inhibiting production during the treatment process. The GreenSolv products have equivalent solvency as the commonly used aromatic solvents but without the toxicity and carcinogen concerns. They are readily biodegradable, environmentally friendly and can be used as direct replacement for xylene and toluene for general oil field applications, such as wellbore cleanup, asphalt removal, process equipment and flow lines cleaning.


GreenSolv Wellbore Cleaner is a bio-based, environmental friendly cleaner. It has strong solvency without the environmental risk associated with chemicals, such as benzene, xylene, and toluene. GreenSolvTM Wellbore Cleaner contains no harmful acids or caustics that could damage formations or pipelines. It effectively cleans asphaltenes and paraffins from oil-wet surfaces. It contains readily biodegradable surface active agents and can be diluted with water at the time of use.


GreenSolv Rig Wash is an industrial strength cleaner and de-greaser made from all bio-based ingredients. This product may be applied neat and rinsed off or diluted with water at the time of use. This product can be used in a wide range of applications, such as removing tar, asphaltenes, lubes, greases and heavy oils. It also can be used as a parts washer solvent and equipment degreaser.


GreenSolv Aromatic Replacement is a high performance, readily biodegradable solvent with a proven track record in replacing toluene, xylene, benzene and mineral spirits.

Advantages of GreenSolv Series:

  • Readily Biodegradable

  • Contains no harmful acids or caustics

  • Safer for employees and the environment

  • No Ozone Depleting Compounds (ODC)

  • No Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAP)

  • No Carcinogens

  • Positive Regulatory Profile

  • Lower transportation costs

The following graph is a comparison of solvency of GreenSolv Aromatic Replacement to Toluene and Xylene.

Green Aromatic Solvent Replacement Solvency

The following table lists the physical properties and applications of GreenSolv series:

  GreenSolv Aromatic Replacement GreenSolv Wellbore Cleaner GreenSolv Rig Wash
Application Aromatic replacement Wellbore cleaning Equipment cleaning
Appearance Transparent liquid Transparent liquid Transparent liquid
Solubility Immiscible with water Forms emulsion with water Partially miscible with water
Flash point > 110 F > 118 F > 110 F
Usage Use as a direct replacement for xylene or toluene Inject 5% diluted in heated water solution Spray on full strength and pressure wash off