If your company is in need of chemical formulations for use on the oilfield, you may not want something that is “off the shelf.” There is a lot to be said for having oilfield chemicals companies create custom blends for you.
Return On Investment
When you make the choice to hire an outside company to perform the manufacturing process for you, you are assuring yourself of getting a much higher return on investment than you would otherwise. One of the main reasons for this is that the manufacturing company already has the processes in place to make custom blends for you. There is no reason for you to start from scratch and spend money that you do not have to spend.
Stronger Purchasing Power
When you outsource to a company that specializes in custom chemical manufacturing, you are able to leverage the fact that the manufacturing company will have more purchasing power than you have and can thus get the raw materials at a much better rate. This lower price can be passed down to you during the cost negotiation process.
One of the biggest hassles in trying to make your own custom chemical mixtures is that you have to find a way to safely store them. When you contract with oilfield chemicals companies to make the custom blends for you, they already have the means necessary for safe storage.