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  1. Special Report: Pre-Caspian basin wells in salt-gypsum beds require an optimized drilling fluid

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    Mon, 1 Feb 2010

    Caspian basin requires an optimized drilling fluid . The fluid must effectively inhibit ..... absorbing water. This contaminates drilling fluid and causes such incidents as borehole ..... bed requires a high-density drilling fluid . This, however, can easily

  2. Special Report: New olefin-based drilling fluid improves operational, environmental profile

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    Mon, 2 Mar 2009

    A nonaqueous drilling fluid system engineered with a low-viscosity synthetic ..... system delivers an enhanced health and safety profile. Drilling fluid drivers Companies select a drilling fluid based on the technical demands of a specific application

  1. CATIONIC POLYMER DRILLING FLUID CAN SOMETIMES REPLACE OIL-BASED MUD

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    Mon, 16 Mar 1992

    developed cationic polymer/brine drilling fluid (CBF) system, tested in a number ..... Research developed the cationic drilling fluid for the special requirements of ..... 1 The success of the cationic drilling fluid on core wells led to the tailoring

  2. MIXED METAL HYDROXIDE DRILLING FLUID MINIMIZES WELL BORE WASHOUTS

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    Mon, 28 Sep 1992

    mixed metal hydroxide (MMH) drilling fluid , instead of a conventional polymer ..... rheology. A fully functional drilling fluid system, based on this unusual ..... cleaning problem. An MMH-based drilling fluid was selected because the exceptional

  3. Drilling fluid type affects elastomer selection

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    Mon, 26 Oct 1998

    942 bytes]). Because of drilling - fluid /elastomer incompatibility ..... formulation. In a synthetic drilling fluid , the aqueous phase (water or ..... chunks of rubber appear in the drilling - fluid returns from the well bore

  4. CATIONIC DRILLING FLUID IMPROVES ROP IN REACTIVE FORMATIONS

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    Mon, 8 Jun 1992

    is obtainable with the cationic drilling fluid . Field results indicate that the cationic polymer drilling fluid system: Improves shale stabilization ..... available. Nearly all water-based drilling fluid polymers in use today are anionic

  5. OGJ FOCUS: Rig-site equipment determines drilling fluid weight material sag

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    Mon, 11 Jan 2010

    signal. For a suspension such as a drilling fluid , change in signal response makes ..... with the gel structures in the drilling fluid and promote sag, it is, however ..... degree this is useful as a general drilling fluid sag measurement tool. The drilling

  6. DRAG REDUCING ADDITIVES IMPROVE DRILLING FLUID HYDRAULICS

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    Mon, 13 Mar 1995

    to the lubricity functions of a drilling fluid (for example, reducing drillstring ..... When a drag reducer is added to a drilling fluid , the following are expected on ..... qualities. For example, Baroid Drilling Fluid 's Barazan mud additive is based

  7. SPECIAL REPORT: Deepwater fluid displacement needs special approaches

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    Mon, 25 Sep 2006

    mechanical aspects of displacing drilling fluid can benefit dramatically the economics ..... proper techniques for replacing drilling fluid with completion brine and thoroughly ..... completely on the first attempt all drilling fluid , residual mud solids, and mud

  8. Norwegians develop new method to measure shaker screen performance

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    Mon, 19 Nov 2007

    control is essential for optimum drilling fluid performance. This article presents ..... of the coarser particles in the drilling fluid . This makes it necessary to measure ..... VF, at a controlled rate. The drilling fluid is pumped through the pipe, L

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