Technical Testing and Analysis




RTC Capabilities include:

  • Technology Development
  • Deepwater Fluid Design and Engineering
  • Drilling Fluids Formulation
  • Drilling Simulations
  • Fluids and Additives Testing
  • Analytical Testing
  • Mud Schools
  • Engineering Applications
  • Field Support
  • QA/QC

For decades, QMax has developed a competitive laboratory in Colombia dedicated to R&D, operations and customer support, QA/QC, technical training, and other customer services. Our Regional Technology Center (RTC) provides drilling fluid product customization and advanced testings for shale and formation analysis, chemical analysis, drilling simulation, water and waste services testing and other applications.

Located in Bogota, Colombia, our world class Regional Technology Center focuses on research and development of products, systems and technologies, products QA/QC, technical support, engineering applications, and technical training of staff and customers. More than 500 square meters RTC serves as a training center to conduct mud schools, and houses a mud lab, training lab, a dedicated HTHP lab, and an analytical lab, providing support to local/regional operations.


The local-led structure within the R&D and the Laboratory Services allows us to leverage of our resources and excellent client support in all of our operations. Company policies, operating models, and standard procedures are used company-wide for consistent high-quality service to our clients. New technology development, operations support and client services are coordinated at the regional and local level to facilitate the best results in a timely manner. QMax R&D and Technology works diligently to bring new technologies to the market and provide optimum solutions that benefit our clients.


Research and Development projects and activities include:

  • Deepwater drilling fluid and loss control materials (LCMs)
  • HTHP synthetic drilling fluids
  • HTHP water-based drilling fluids
  • Novel LCMs
  • Reservoir drill-in fluids and filtercake breakers
  • New shale inhibitors
  • High performance lubricants and ROP enhancers
  • Wellbore clean-up and completion fluids
  • New technologies such as the application of nanotechnologies

Contact Us

Cell Phone +57 60 1 6169022 
Address: Calle 100 # 8A-49 Torre B Oficina 1018 Bogotá Colombia
Postal Code: 110221


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