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DRILLING COMPOUNDS

Copper • Zinc • Lead • Non-Metallic

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PRODUCTION COMPOUNDS

Copper • Zinc • Lead • Non-Metallic

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INDUSTRIAL COMPOUNDS

Copper • Lead

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Field-Proven.

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WHAT ALL THE BUZZ IS ABOUT!

For more than 80 years, BESTOLIFE™ Premium Compounds have lead the market for Drilling, Production and Industrial applications. With HONEY KOTE™ Oil and Gas drilling compounds and our new STINGER™ line of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) compounds, we offer a diverse lineup of superior lubricants that are proven to extend the life of drilling equipment and increase efficiency for drilling contractors on the toughest and most demanding drilling jobs. All of our products are formulated and manufactured according to the strictest standards of quality to assure that our compounds meet or exceed industry standards and customer needs. Our perpetual commitment to quality and research ensures that every BESTOLIFE™ compound:
Applies Like Honey, and Works Like a Bee!

What Makes BESTOLIFE the Best?

Extensive Experience

Extensive Experience

In 1932, our founder I.H. Grancell created BESTOLIFE No. 270®, which is still available for purchase today. Since that time we have innovated a vast line of compounds for virtually every use or condition.
Top-Notch Service

Top-Notch Service

Our experienced team can handle any size order and can deliver it on time to any place in the world. Our sales staff is available for assistance if you have any questions about BESTOLIFE products.
Quality Control

Quality Control

Our quality control program puts BESTOLIFE head-and-shoulders above other compound makers. We do our own internal control, taking samples from every batch to test for consistency and quality.
Research and Development

Research and Development

Since our inception, we have continually developed compounds to meet the changing needs of the industry and to ensure that our compounds perform under the most extreme conditions.
Customized Compounds

Customized Compounds

BESTOLIFE compounds can be used in a variety of applications and can be tailored to meet specific needs. They are available in a range of container sizes from tubes and pails to large bulk containers.
Environmentally Conscious

Environmentally Conscious

We are committed to making new products that meet environmental standards. We are members of the National Groundwater Association, and were first to develop a yellow-rated environmentally friendly compound.
THE GOLD STANDARDIN DRILLING COMPOUNDS

THE GOLD STANDARD
IN DRILLING COMPOUNDS

Specially Formulated for Some of the Toughest Conditions on Earth
HONEY KOTE™ from BESTOLIFE is the superior choice when maximum protection against seizing, galling, and load-bearing stress is critical. This innovative premium compound has been specially formulated to resist washout and corrosion while providing ultimate efficiency in a wide range of temperature environments, even on some of the toughest and most demanding drilling jobs. Also provides long-term storage protection for threaded surfaces in a variety of conditions.

TOUGH. TESTED. SWEET!

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WHAT ALL THE BUZZ IS ABOUT!

Our Top Performing HDD Industrial Compounds
New STINGER™ brand HDD thread compounds from BESTOLIFE™ provide directional drilling contractors with performance they can rely on in the harshest conditions. Our compounds are specially formulated for use on all HDD applications, and provide unrivaled galling and seizing protection for a wide range of temperatures and environmental conditions. With over 80 years of drilling know-how, we’re turning horizontal drilling on its side!

THE WORKER BEE OF HDD

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WHAT ALL THE BUZZ IS ABOUT!

A Legacy of Innovation

In 1932, our founder I.H. Grancell created the groundbreaking BESTOLIFE No. 270® which quickly became the industry’s best selling compound that is still in use today. Since then, we have continually researched and developed new compound innovations to meet the changing needs of the industry. Meet our latest: HONEY KOTE™, The New Gold Standard in Copper-Based Oil and Gas Well Drilling Compounds.

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BESTOLIFE in Video

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BESTOLIFE Leadership

After 80 years of market leadership, BESTOLIFE well understands the kind of people who contribute to our success. They are seasoned industry professionals who are leading teams of veterans in our front office, R&D lab, and production plant into a new era of industry growth by meeting customer needs, and exceeding their expectations.

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BESTOLIFE Leadership
BESTOLIFE Compounds Label Color System

BESTOLIFE Compounds Label Color System

BESTOLIFE makes compounds for drilling, production and industrial purposes in a wide array of formulations. To make our product formulas easier to identify, we’ve developed a label system that will tell you at a glance exactly what’s in the pail.

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ABOUT BESTOLIFE FROM THE PEOPLE WHO MANAGE IT

Jared Elliott, President
“Leading a company with a rich history into a new era is the best kind of challenge. At BESTOLIFE we are proud of our new branding, updated image and ongoing commitment to new product innovation. We’re making big investments in people, facilities and technology to build on a foundation of time-tested products that our customers trust.”

—Jared Elliott, President

Sharon White, Sales Manager
“Having long-term relationships with customers is a huge advantage, because we hear first-hand what they need. Our customers are excited about our new image and energy, because they know we'll deliver what they need, when and where they need it.”

—Sharon White, Sales Manager

Gary Stufflebeme, Plant Manager
“Manufacturing high performance compounds takes a high performance team, and ours is the best. The plant operates under strict quality control and manufacturing standards. And every raw material we use has been batch-tested before we even see it. The best materials go in and the best compounds come out.”

—Gary Stufflebeme, Plant Manager

Kimberly Milligan, Research and Development Manager
“Research and development never stops at BESTOLIFE, and our investment in our lab is proof that our company takes product testing and development seriously. As the industry changes, our customers need us to keep up with every change and meet every new regulation. That's exactly what we're doing.”

—Kimberly Milligan, Research and Development Manager

Mark Porter, Product Marketing
“For over 80 years, BESTOLIFE has been the premiere compound manufacturer in the petroleum industry, producing the finest quality products for every situation including: drilling, production, and industrial purposes. As a company, our long-term success is due to our commitment to product excellence and innovation, ongoing research and development, and responsive customer service.”

—Mark Porter, Product Marketing