drilling fluid


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

drilling fluid

[′dril·iŋ ‚flü·əd]
(materials)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
*Water Based Drilling Fluid *Oil-Based Drilling Fluid *Synthetic Based Drilling Fluid
Calumet said its divestiture of Anchor Drilling Fluids would strengthen the company's balance sheet and focus resources on its core specialty products business.
Buried in a depth of over 6000 m, this reservoir is characteristic of high pressure and extreme temperature, where oil-based drilling fluid with weighting agents is required for drilling.
Keeping in mind all above points, herein, a novel gel profile control agent base on waste drilling fluid was prepared.
Browse 95 Figures spread through 186 Pages and an in-depth TOC on "Global Drilling Fluids Market"
PREMIUM GEL: API 13A 90-bbl yield bentonite drilling fluid for freshwater drilling.
As the key additive, quaternary ammonium salt has higher inhibitory and anti-balling abilities, and it is not poisonous and non-hazardous, the use of this drilling fluid could eliminate cost of oil contaminated drilled cuttings disposal [7-8].
As these formations generally are located between intervals with higher pore pressure, during drilling through these formations using regular drilling fluids, due to high differential pressure creation in low pressure interval, a considerable volume of drilling fluid invades to the formation and causes formation damage [1].
"Our staff are our greatest asset and these men possess extensive knowledge and experience of how to optimise the performance of drilling fluids and equipment in order to eliminate or reduce spills and improve cost efficiencies."
The different height of drilling fluid can be ignored due to small values between the two sections.
According to Table 1, with the increase of loading of SJ-1, the API fluid loss of drilling fluid decreased obviously.
During aerated drilling operations, drilling fluid from mud pits and nitrogen from gas injection system consisting of compressor, nitrogen generator, and booster are mixed and injected into the drill strings under pressure via a fluid line, as shown in Figure 1.