FAQs


  • Can I have my shipment expedited?
  • Do I have to order in full truck load quantities?
  • How do I place an order?
  • How does Economy Polymers and Chemicals insure the products you make meet your customer’s specifications?
  • How much does Economy Polymers and Chemicals charge for technical support?
  • I thought Economy Polymers and Chemicals was a guar company that only served the hydraulic fracturing industry. Is that true?
  • What can Economy Polymers and Chemicals offer to industries outside of the oilfield?
  • What if Economy Polymers and Chemicals does not carry a product that I need?
  • What is the normal lead time to have my product shipped?
  • What kind of products does Economy Polymers and Chemicals sell to the oil and gas industry?
  • What kind of testing capabilities do Economy Polymers and Chemicals have for the oil field stimulation industry?
  • When does Economy Polymers and Chemicals deliver products to the job site?
  • Where does Economy Polymers and Chemicals ship to?
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    Q: Can I have my shipment expedited?
    A: Yes, but there may be additional freight costs in doing so.
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    Q: Do I have to order in full truck load quantities?
    A: No, we have the capabilities to handle an order of any size, from a small package to a single or multiple pallet/tote to multiple full truck load orders.
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    Q: How do I place an order?
    A: Simply create your purchase order and either send it to us via e-mail at Accounting@economypolymers.com or fax it to us at 713-723-1845. We will do the rest.
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    Q: How does Economy Polymers and Chemicals insure the products you make meet your customer’s specifications?
    A: Economy Polymers and Chemicals is ISO 9001:2008 certified. We have very strict quality control processes and procedures that help us produce the highest quality products and keep our manufacturing rejection rates extremely low.
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    Q: How much does Economy Polymers and Chemicals charge for technical support?
    A: Zero. Technical support is free to all of our customers.
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    Q: I thought Economy Polymers and Chemicals was a guar company that only served the hydraulic fracturing industry. Is that true?
    A: It is true that we are the largest supplier of guar gum and guar gum slurries in North America. We are also basic in guar gum and guar gum derivatives. We also sell entire fracturing fluid systems of which guar gum is just one part. We also sell guar gum to a host of other industries including personal care, paper, food and mining.
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    Q: What can Economy Polymers and Chemicals offer to industries outside of the oilfield?
    A: Economy Polymers and Chemicals has a long tradition of selling into industries such as mining, personal care, paper, pet care, food, construction and many other industries. We draw on our expertise in guar gum chemistry and are able to apply that to any situation where guar is or can be used.
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    Q: What if Economy Polymers and Chemicals does not carry a product that I need?
    A: We are able to manufacture custom products and chemicals. If you request a product that we currently do not have, we will work with you to develop a custom product that performs according to your particular needs.
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    Q: What is the normal lead time to have my product shipped?
    A: Most products are either stocked or manufactured daily so we can have an order shipped out as needed.
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    Q: What kind of products does Economy Polymers and Chemicals sell to the oil and gas industry?
    A: We sell chemical additives that go in hydraulic fracturing fluids, acidizing fluids, coiled tubing operations and hydrocarbon-based fracturing fluids. In addition to individual products, we sell complete fluid systems for hydraulic fracturing and acidizing treatments.
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    Q: What kind of testing capabilities do Economy Polymers and Chemicals have for the oil field stimulation industry?
    A: There are many tests that we perform in house such as:
    • Viscosity and rheology at various shear rates and temperature for fracturing and coiled tubing applications
    • Crosslink times
    • Compatibility testing of products in various stimulation systems
    • Break tests for fracturing fluids
    Acid sludge tests
    • Surface Tension
    • Separation and settling of slurries
    • Density
    Friction reducer performance
    We also are contracted with third party labs that conduct:
    • Water analysis
    • Acid corrosion testing
    • Regained permeability

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    Q: When does Economy Polymers and Chemicals deliver products to the job site?
    A: Economy Polymers and Chemicals manufactures products 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We will deliver products to your job site anytime of the day or night.
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    Q: Where does Economy Polymers and Chemicals ship to?
    A: We can ship to any location from international to domestic, from a stock yard to a job site, as long as directions and/or GPS coordinates are provided.
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