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  1. AFR: E. Java mud flow damage understated

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 22 Sep 2008

    clean-up bill from the world’s largest mud volcano in East Java” because the “disaster ..... problems near the site the day before the mud volcano erupted. “Presuming it paid ..... courses of action to mitigate them: Pipe the mud to the sea at a cost of $1.9 billion

  2. AFR: Santos understated East Java mud flow damage

    Online Articles

    Wed, 17 Sep 2008

    clean-up bill from the world's largest mud volcano in East Java" because the "disaster ..... problems near the site the day before the mud volcano erupted. "Presuming it paid 18 ..... of action to mitigate them: -- Pipe the mud to the sea at a cost of $1.9 billion

  3. MUD TO CEMENT TECHNOLOGY PROVEN IN OFFSHORE DRILLING PROJECT

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 16 Feb 1993

    Orleans James J. Nahm Shell Development Co. Houston A new mud -to-cement conversion technology has eliminated mud displacement problems, improved zonal isolation, and eliminated mud /cement incompatibility common with conventional cementing

  4. Slag/mud mixtures improve cementing operations in China

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 23 Dec 1996

    with proper activators and retarders, solidify mud into an excellent cementing material. In many cases, the slag/ mud slurry outperforms conventional Portland cements in oil and gas wells. Mud conversion to cement technology has been studied

  5. MIXED METAL HYDROXIDE MUD IMPROVES DRILLING IN UNSTABLE SHALES

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Jun 1991

    Houston A mixed metal hydroxide (MMH) mud reduced some of the hole problems common ..... problems arise while using water-based mud , the traditional response is to lower the ..... reduce the degree of sloughing. These higher mud rheologies are thought to serve two purposes

  6. INFLUENT/EFFLUENT APPROACH TO MUD FORMATION REDUCES TOXICITY

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 10 Apr 1995

    influent/effluent approach to formulating drilling mud reduces the toxicity of mud discharged offshore because potentially contaminating additives are considered and approved for the mud system design before the well is spudded. Conventional

  7. CATIONIC POLYMER MUD SOLVES GUMBO PROBLEMS IN NORTH SEA

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Jul 1992

    Houston A recently developed cationic polymer mud , compatible with conventional polymer additives ..... in the North Sea. The cationic polymer mud was used to drill highly reactive Tertiary ..... limits on the three species tested. The mud system on these wells was a seawater-based

  8. PROCEDURES CONTROL TOTAL MUD LOSSES WHILE DRILLING IN DEEP WATER

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 1993

    Hydrocarbon containment procedures and innovative mud loss cures in a deepwater drilling program ..... limestones were encountered in which total mud losses could be expected because of the ..... This step involved the selection of the mud weight. A mud weight with an overbalance

  9. MODIFIED MUD REDUCES BOREHOLE ENLARGEMENT IN EGYPT

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 18 Feb 1991

    Co. Bartlesville, Okla. A redesigned mud system reduced borehole enlargement in shale ..... three main changes that were made in the mud system was responsible for the improvement. The three modifications were: Change the mud from brackish to 15% NaCl Increase the

  10. NOVEL PROCEDURES ACCURATELY MEASURE DRILLING MUD DYNAMIC FILTRATION

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 25 Apr 1994

    equipment and test procedures can determine dynamic mud cake properties such as equilibrium cake thickness ..... filtration cell; a recommended filtration medium; a mud cake thickness device; mud cake porosity determination method; calculation methods

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