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  1. Durable hammer-union transmitter improves mud -pulse response

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    Mon, 6 Dec 1999

  2. AFR: E. Java mud flow damage understated

    Santos Ltd. has rejected speculation suggested by a Sept. 15 report in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) that said: “Santos is facing a blowout in the clean-up bill from the world’s largest mud volcano in East Java” because the “disaster cannot be contained.”

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    Mon, 22 Sep 2008

  3. AFR: Santos understated East Java mud flow damage

    Santos has rejected speculation suggested by a Sept. 15 report in the AFR that said: "Santos is facing a blowout in the clean-up bill from the world's largest mud volcano in East Java" because the "disaster cannot be contained."

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    Wed, 17 Sep 2008

  4. MUD TO CEMENT TECHNOLOGY PROVEN IN OFFSHORE DRILLING PROJECT

    Kazem Javanmardi, Ken D. Flodberg Shell Offshore Inc. New 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 ...

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    Tue, 16 Feb 1993

  5. Slag/mud mixtures improve cementing operations in China

    Dahua Wu, Peiyan, Bozong Huang Chinese National Petroleum Corp. Tanggu, China The use of blast furnace slag, which is inexpensive and widely available throughout China, can with proper activators and retarders, solidify mud into an excellent cementing material. In many cases, the slag/ mud slurry ...

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    Mon, 23 Dec 1996

  6. INFLUENT/EFFLUENT APPROACH TO MUD FORMATION REDUCES TOXICITY

    Christopher J. Burke Argonne National Laboratory Washington D.C. An 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. ...

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    Mon, 10 Apr 1995

  7. MIXED METAL HYDROXIDE MUD IMPROVES DRILLING IN UNSTABLE SHALES

    Donald P. Sparling Oryx Energy Co. Oklahoma City Don Williamson International Drilling Fluids Inc. Houston A mixed metal hydroxide (MMH) mud reduced some of the hole problems common to offset wells in the Arkoma basin. By specially engineering the MMH rheology, cuttings removal efficiency ...

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    Mon, 10 Jun 1991

  8. CATIONIC POLYMER MUD SOLVES GUMBO PROBLEMS IN NORTH SEA

    Orville Welch, Li-Jein Lee M-1 Drilling Fluids Co. Houston A recently developed cationic polymer mud , compatible with conventional polymer additives and designed to meet environmental regulations, significantly minimized the gumbo problems common to the water-sensitive shales in the North Sea. The ...

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    Mon, 13 Jul 1992

  9. MODIFIED MUD REDUCES BOREHOLE ENLARGEMENT IN EGYPT

    Osama el Ibiary, Ahmed Shimi, Mohamed el Zayat, Hisham Ramadan Wepco Alexandria, Egypt John E. Hostettler Drilling Specialties Co. Bartlesville, Okla. David H. Beardmore Phillips Petroleum Co. Bartlesville, Okla. A redesigned mud system reduced borehole enlargement in shale to an average 2 in. from ...

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    Mon, 18 Feb 1991

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

    John Dewar Shell Philippines Exploration BV Manila Douglas Halkett Forasol/Foramer Manila Hydrocarbon containment procedures and innovative mud loss cures in a deepwater drilling program minimized the problems from severe lost circulation and the possible subsequent formation of hydrates from gas ...

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    Mon, 1 Nov 1993

  11. NOVEL PROCEDURES ACCURATELY MEASURE DRILLING MUD DYNAMIC FILTRATION

    Martin E. Chenevert, Said Al-Abri University of Texas at Austin Austin Liang Jin Stim-Labs Inc. Duncan, Okla. New equipment and test procedures can determine dynamic mud cake properties such as equilibrium cake thickness, porosity, permeability, compressibility, and erosion resistance.

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    Mon, 25 Apr 1994

  12. Mud management, special slurries improve deepwater cementing operations

    James Griffith, Halliburton Energy Services Inc. Duncan, Okla. Ronnie Faul Halliburton Energy Services Inc. New Orleans Successful deepwater cementing requires improved mud -management techniques to reduce fluid loss, shorten slurry transition times, and make mud and cement slurry weights compatible ...

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    Mon, 20 Oct 1997

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