PYRAMID SHAKER SCREENS HELP REDUCE OIL MUD LOSSES

07/17/1995
Dietmar NeidhardtOiltools International (Cayman) Ltd.Dubai U.A.E. The use of corrugated pyramid screens on a dryer in second stage mud and cuttings cleaning helped recover a large volume of oil-based drilling mud to save more than $60,000 in mud costs. Amoco Sharjah Oil Co. has conducted an extensive drilling program in the Sheikdom of Sharjah since early 1994. In a 67-day period of drilling, the company recovered 1,255 bbl of mud, saving $62,750 in mud costs. The net savings for the period totaled $35,815, about $535/day. No dollar values were placed on environmental benefits. A key to these savings was a High G Dryer from...
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