Sodium formate is a white crystalline powder with water absorbing performance and slight formic acid odor. It is soluble in water and glycerol, slightly soluble in ethanol. It is widely used in the oil drilling industry, leather industry and construction industry. It is the raw material for the production of formic acid, oxalic acid and insurance powder. The advantage of using sodium formate in oil drilling field: ◆ It is conducive to discovery and protect hydrocarbon reservoir. ◆ Improve the mechanical drilling speed. ◆ Have a good collapse prevention ability. ◆ It’s an environmental friendly product.