Drill Pipe Wiper Foam Balls For Drilling

Drill Pipe Wiper Foam Balls For Oilfield Services

Drill pipe wiper foam balls are designed to wipe drill-pipe or tubing string clean of cement, fluids, or debris, and can be used to separate fluids in oilfield services. Our product is award-winning of best generic useful tool to handle offshore and onshore after cementing wipe out job. We have very few customer thanksgiving letters on this item which says we saved him from big costs.

Drill Pipe Wiper Foam Balls For Drilling

The drill pipe wiper foam balls can be loaded into drill pipe or tubing connections.
It easily passes through internal upset restrictions such as mechanical setting tools, diverters, and liner running tools and multiple balls can be pumped if necessary.

Main oil and gas producers in Australia 2021

Australia’s oil and gas industry has held a critical place in the development of the country’s present-day economy. With the production of liquefied natural gas (LNG), crude oil, and condensate, Australia makes a small but significant contribution to the world’s global oil and gas supply. The gross value added by Australia’s oil and gas extraction industry has continued to increase over the past decade.

These newly developed wiper balls are made of natural rubber and can be used in a temperature range of 40°F (4°C) to 302°F (150°C). The ball has a parting stretch of 380 to 440%, which means it can pass through small restrictions without being damaged.

Drill pipe id wipers foam ball is designed to wipe residual cement, drilling fluids or debris in drill pipes or tubing strings, which also can be used for fluid separation. Our product foam wiper balls could be pumped after cementing job to assist fluid separation and wipe the deposition within the tubular.

After successful field application of WW offshore projects since 2005, MERIT’s wiper foam ball is leader of whole world offshore cementing operations.

Merit’s wipers are demanding from petroleum producers countries since 2005. We have a big line form USA, KSA, China, Canada, Iraq, Iran, UAE, Brazil, Kuwait, Mexico, Venezuela, Norway, Qatar, Kazakhstan, UK, Oman, Indonesia, Colombia, Azerbaijan, Malaysia, Argentina, Ecuador, Thailand, Australia, Vietnam, Turkmenistan, Germany, Italy, Denmark, France, Japan, Brunei, South Korea, Trinidad and Tobago, Romania, Pakistan; Bolivia, Hong Kong, Ireland, Georgia, Mauritius, Kyrgzstan, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Paraguay, Sweden, and others.

The Niger Delta Basin, also referred to as the Niger Delta province, is an extensional rift basin located in the Niger Delta and the Gulf of Guinea on the passive continental margin near the western coast of Nigeria[1] with suspected or proven access to Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and São Tomé and Príncipe. This basin is very complex, and it carries high economic value as it contains a very productive petroleum system. The Niger delta basin is one of the largest subaerial basins in Africa. It has a subaerial area of about 75,000 km2, a total area of 300,000 km2, and a sediment fill of 500,000 km3.[1] The sediment fill has a depth between 9–12 km.[2] It is composed of several different geologic formationsthat indicate how this basin could have formed, as well as the regional and large scale tectonics of the area. The Niger Delta Basin is an extensional basin surrounded by many other basins in the area that all formed from similar processes. The Niger Delta Basin lies in the south westernmost part of a larger tectonic structure, the Benue Trough. The other side of the basin is bounded by the Cameroon Volcanic Line and the transform passive continental margin.[2]

Open cell foam ball technology is designed to wipe the ID’s of Casing, tubing and Drill pipe. Foam balls can separate fluids, chase a wiper dart to maximize wiping efficiency, or clean drill pipe during a bit trip. Made of natural foam rubber, the operating temperatures are 40 ̊F to (4 ̊C) to 300 ̊F (150 ̊C). Foam wiper balls have a parting stretch of 380 to 440%, which means it can pass through small restrictions without being damaged. It easily passes through internal upset restrictions such as mechanical setting tools, diverters, and liner running tools, and multiple balls can be pumped if necessary.
Drill pipe foam ball is licensed on Meritautomotive
Meritautomotive is licensed maker of the drill pipe foam ball since 2005.

We are the main procurer for oilfields worldwide. We send periodically foam wiper ball to oil and gas fields all over the world. Meritautotomotive is the shining star of the industry. 


-Can efficiently wipe combination drill pipe and tubing strings with various inside diameters.

-Used in wells with a temperature range of 40 ̊F to (4 ̊C) to 300 ̊F (150 ̊C).

-The wiper ball can be loaded into drill pipe or tubing connections.

-Foam wiper balls have been used with all types of drilling and displacement fluids.

-Can pass and shred through bit mud nozzle jets if required. Allows wiping of drill pipe with drill bit on bottom.

-Several ball sizes available from 1 in to 18 in. in a variety of selected wiping range intervals.

Foam balls are available for immediate delivery. For more information contact Merit at https://meritautomotive.com/contact/

Thunder Horse oil field is a large offshore deepwater oil field in the Gulf of Mexico, around 150 miles southeast of New Orleans, Louisiana. Large new oil discoveries within it were announced in early 2019. Wikipedia

Foam wiper balls have been used with all types of drilling and displacement fluids. Our products are durable against all oil and gas chemicals. 

Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery and oil terminal in Saudi Arabia, on May 21, 2018.PHOTO: REUTERS

In addition to underline that our wiper foam balls the best match one and only item with oil & gas industry specific cementing wiper foam ball launchers. There is never an alternative to our products offshore and onshore applications.

* OEM Parts.

* You prefer only OEM Merit parts.

We produce TN™ formulation foam wiper ball for following application also. Please don’t forget that we can manufacture special formulation wiper foam balls for your needs.

Pipe Body Specification
Pipe Body OD (in)5.5
Pipe Body Wall Thickness-Nominal Weight0.415 in- 24.7lb/ft
Pipe Body GradeS-135
Drill Pipe LenghtRange 2
Max (ft)32.0
Min (ft)30.0
Type of UpsetIEU
Maximum Upset OD (in)5.688
Oil production by country Thematic Map World Merit
Joint Tool Specification
Connection Type and SizeXT™54
SmoothEdge™ Height per side (in)N/A
Tool Joint SMYS (psi)120,000
Connection OD (in)6.625
Connection ID (in)4.0
Pin Tong Length (in)10.10
Box Tong Length (in)15.0
Thread Compound Friction Factor1.0
Drill Pipe Foam Wiper Ball WP10006: general size reference 6.00 in. Actual size 5.91 in. Thus its typical wiping range 4.75 to 2.00 in. In addition minimum restriction of it is 0.875 in.
WP10007: general size reference 7.00 in. Actual size 6.89 in. Thus its typical wiping range 5.50 to 2.38 in. Plus its minimum restriction of it is 1.000 in.
WP10008: general size reference 8.00 in. Actual size 7.87 in. Thus its typical wiping range 7.00 to 3.00 in. Additionally its minimum restriction of it is 1.375 in.

Original Product Meritautomotive Foam Wiper Ball

General Size Reference in.(mm)
Actual Size in.(mm)
Part No
Typical wiping range in. (mm)
Minimal restriction*** in. (mm)
3.00 (76.10)
3.15 (80)
2.5 to 1.10 (63.5 to 27.90)
0.500 (12.7)
4.00 (102.00)
3.94 (100)
3.12 to 1.38 (79.20 to 35.10)
0.625 (15.9)
5.00 (127.00)
4.92 (125)
4.00 to 1.75 (101.60 to 44.50)
0.750 (19.1)
6.00 (152.40)
5.91 (150)
4.75 to 2.00 (120.70 to 50.80)
0.875 (22.20)
7.00 (178.10)
6.89 (175)
5.50 to 2.38 (139.70 to 60.50)
1.000 (25.40)
8.00 (203.00)
7.87 (200)
7.00 to 3.00 (177.80 to 76.20)
1.375 (34.90)
9.00 (225.00)
8.85 (225)
8.00 to 3.20 (203.20 to 81.28)
1.440 (36.58)
10.00 (250.00)
9.84 (250)
8.40 to3.51 ( 213.35 to 89.15)
1.500 (38.10)
11.00 (275.00)
10.82 (275)
8.75 to 3.75 (222.30 to 95.30)
12.00 (300.00)
11.81 (300)
9.00 to 4.32 (228.60to 109.73)
2.000 (50.80)

* Please contact for custom sizes.

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Mapping Africa's Natural Resources AlJazeera
Our products are using in Africa’s n oilfields of Nigeria, Angola, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Republic Of Congo, Gabon,Equatorial Guinea, South Sudan, Chad for more than 16 years.

Saudi Arabia Oil

Summary Table

BarrelsGlobal Rank
266,578,000,000 2nd in the world
Barrels per DayGlobal Rank
12,402,7612nd in the world
3,302,0006th in the world
Daily Surplus
+ 9,100,761
Oil Imports
Oil Exports

(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Oil Reserves in Saudi Arabia

See also: List of countries by Oil Reserves

Saudi Arabia holds 266,578,000,000 barrels of proven oil reserves as of 2016, ranking 2nd in the world and accounting for about 16.2% of the world’s total oil reserves of 1,650,585,140,000 barrels.

Saudi Arabia has proven reserves equivalent to 221.2 times its annual consumption. This means that, without Net Exports, there would be about 221 years of oil left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).


266,578,000,000 barrels

Global Rank: 2nd | Share of World: 16.15 %
221 years of oil left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Oil Reserves in Saudi Arabia

Proven Oil ReservesProven Oil ReservesBarrelsReserves of Oil19801982198419861988199019921994199619982000200220042006200820102012201420160100G200G300G

Oil Consumption in Saudi Arabia

See also: List of countries by Oil Consumption

  • Saudi Arabia consumes 3,302,000 barrels per day (B/d) of oil as of the year 2016.
  • Saudi Arabia ranks 6th in the world for oil consumption, accounting for about 3.4% of the world’s total consumption of 97,103,871 barrels per day.
  • Saudi Arabia consumes 4.27 gallons of oil per capita every day (based on the 2016 population of 32,443,447 people), or 1,560 gallons per capita per year (37 barrels). [1 barrel = 42 US Gallons]

Oil Production in Saudi Arabia

See also: List of countries by Oil Production

  • Saudi Arabia produces 12,402,761 barrels per day of oil (as of 2016) ranking 2nd in the world.
  • Saudi Arabia produces every year an amount equivalent to 1.7% of its total proven reserves (as of 2016).

Oil Exports

  • Saudi Arabia exports 59% of its oil production (7,333,556 barrels per day in 2016).

History of Oil Consumption and Production

Oil Consumption and ProductionSaudi Arabia Oil Consumption and Production (barrels per day)Barrels per day (B/d)Oil ProductionOil Consumption198019821984198619881990199219941996199820002002200420062008201020122014201605M10M15M
Yearly Oil Production (Consumption + Net Exports) as share​of Total Proven ReservesConsumption: 0.4 %​Consumption: 0.4 %Net Exports: 1.0 %​Net Exports: 1.0 %Proven Reserves Left: 98.6 %​Proven Reserves Left: 98.6 %

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Foam wiper balls are designed to separate fluids and wipe drill pipe or tubing, cleaning cement, fluids, and debris from the inside of the pipe. Made of natural rubber and can be used in a temperature range of -40°F (-40°C) to 250°F (121°C). Have parting stretch of 380% to 440%, allowing the balls to pass easy.

Petroleum industry in Nigeria

Nigeria is the largest oil and gas producer in Africa. Crude oil from the Niger delta basin comes in two types: light, and comparatively heavy – the lighter around 36 gravity and the heavier, 20–25 gravity. Both types are paraffinic and low in sulfur.[1]

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