About Us

Based in Alberta, Canada, nFluids was founded on leading edge research from the University of Calgary. Drs. Geir Hareland, Maen Husein, and Mohammad Zakaria demonstrated the effectiveness of adding nanoparticles in a drilling mud to reduce filter cake permeability, reduce coefficient of friction and increase core sample fracture pressure. This research initiated three patent applications and spurred interest from a number of oil and gas technology players. In 2012, nFluids was incorporated as an independent company to solve oil and gas drilling fluid challenges using custom-designed nanotechnology.

Today, the Company is fully sustainable, which it credits to a persistent management team, board of directors, technical staff, and the incubation services of Innovate Calgary. The team’s focus forms the basis of 9 patent applications and grants that define nFluids’ technology platform.

Using similar processes and materials, nFluids plans to use the technology to solve related challenges in other industries.

Meet the Team

Management

Board of Directors

David Edmonds
David Edmonds
Director
Dr. Arthur Hale
Dr. Arthur Hale
Director
John Garden
John Garden
Director
Rob Wonnacott
Rob Wonnacott
Chairman

Research & Development

Alex Borisov
Alex Borisov
Sr. Research Engineer
Hai Wang
Hai Wang
Research Engineer

Advisors

Brad Johns
Brad Johns
Observer
Neil Frizzell
Neil Frizzell
Advisor
Tim Hodge
Tim Hodge
Advisor

Original Inventors

Investors

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We are a Canadian technology company commercializing a leading edge nanoparticle technology platform.