These pellets are ideal for use in soaking up spilled oil and gas products. Wood pellets act as high surface area growth medium for bacteria that feed off both the oil and the wood, aiding in decomposition and neutralization of the spilled oil or gas.
A densified Cellulose sponge not that much different from your cellulose kitchen sponge. But because of the small particle size, it is excellent at absorbing hydrocarbons and drilling fluids. Once absorbed, the wood pellets expand and help feed the microorganisms to decompose the wood and nutrilize the pollutants. The material can then be left on site or land filled in a safe and responsible manner.
Pellet sponge wood pellets can also be used for drilling lost circulation, much as sawdust and paper has been used. Except that wood pellets are highly densified sawdust ( 1 cubic foot = 40lbs)
Wood pellets are excellent for absorbing almost any spilled liquid. Because they have been oven dried, they absorb moisture readily.
We use either one ton bulk bags (2000lbs) or 1 metric ton bulk bags (2205lbs) All bags have a bottom discharge shoot for easy unloading. They are shipped on a pallet and covered with a tough plastic hood for outside storage.