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shale shaker

[′shāl ‚shāk·ər]
(petroleum engineering)
A vibrating screen over which drilling fluid is passed to trap the drill cuttings as the fluid passes through.
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Technology filters and dries waste products, with a re-circulation lab beneath shale shakers, and a de-watering process using specific polymers.
[USPRwire, Fri Feb 13 2015] Solid Control Equipment Market by Types (Shale Shakers, Mud Centrifuges, Desander & Desilter, Mud Cleaners, and Others), by Application Areas (Onshore & Offshore), & by Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2019
GDI is in the process of upgrading the equipment that is installed on these rigs, which will now include high-volume centrifuges, larger power packages, shale shakers and additional camp accommodations to ensure top quality performance and QP satisfaction.
The conversion of the rig involved the fabrication and installation of new spud cans, upgrade included replacement of shale shakers.
The conversion of the rig involved the fabrication and installation of new spud cans, upgrade included replacement of shale shakers. The rig underwent major maintenance work, like overhaul of two of its cranes, blasting and painting of hull and tanks, inspection of legs, renewal of steel and pipes and upgrade of accommodation.
On circulation to the surface, black oil was evident on the shale shakers and a gas peak of 1,167 units was recorded with C1/C2/C3/iC4/nC4/C5 percentages of 2/4/24/12/30/14/14 % respectively.
The deal is valid for capital equipment, such as shale shakers, mud cleaners, centrifuges, degassers, flow dividers, and for operational equipment such as shale shaker screens and spare parts.
Analysis by independent consultants of oil samples recovered from gas cut drilling mud over the shale shakers during circulation between logging operations has concluded that the oil is consistent with a marine source, possibly a Horn Valley Siltstone Source and is unlikely to be distillate product contamination (i.e.