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OCEANIC ECF Environmental Control Fluid

OCEANIC ECF is a high performance, water-based hydraulic fluid for use in modern and legacy open and closed loop subsea production control systems.

Highly biodegradable water-based hydraulic fluid used in modern and legacy open and closed loop subsea production control systems

Key Benefits


MacDermid maintains worldwide environmental approvals and can offer OCEANIC subsea production control fluids suitable for use in every exploration & production region around the world. OCEANIC ECF protects wetted metals from corrosion and possesses vapour phase corrosion inhibitors. It is a single fluid solution, permitting the same fluid to be used from workshop, through storage, transport, testing, installation and to operation.


  • Global environmental compliance

Meets stringent global environmental discharge regulations (exceeds US GMG 290000 Permit requirements). Extremely low toxicity and impact on marine ecosystem.

  • Quality tested and certified to industry standards

Designed for global use in modern and legacy subsea production control systems and approved by major OEMs (API 17F and ISO 13628-6)

  • Excellent corrosion protection and lubrication properties

Ideal for long design life (≥25 years). Recommended for long-term equipment storage

  • High compatibility with other subsea production control fluids and equipment

Facilitates flushing from one control fluid to another and allows for rapid leak tracing


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