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Solids Control for Drilling Mud Process System

by KOSUN Machinery  (Dec. 31, 2014)

Nowadays, more and more drilling contractors recognize solids control’s importance to oil and gas drilling, HDD, CSM/CBM exploration, etc. How does solid control affect well drilling? Please find the following details. Cost Comparison of Two Oil Well Drilling Let’s find the difference of two kinds of oil well drilling with and ...

The purpose of using drilling shale shaker in oilfield

by KOSUN Machinery  (Nov. 7, 2014)

The purpose of using drilling shale shaker is to remove the large cuttings in drilling fluid. Each set of solids control system must be equipped with a sufficient number of shale shaker to ensue the 100% processing rate of drilling fluid circulation. Shale shaker is the first solids control equipment to process and adjust the drilling fluid, ...

Portable XRF in Minerals Exploration Research & Development - CSIRO and Olympus Innov-X working together for industry - Case Study

by Northern ANI Solutions Ltd.  (Apr. 9, 2015)

Portable X-Ray Fluorescence in Mineral Exploration Science Portable XRF has been integrated into a wide range of R&D projects within the minerals exploration science theme of the CSIRO’s Minerals Down Under Research Flagship. We are committed to understanding how this new technology can be implemented more readily into the exploration ...

Centrifuge Technology in Drilling Fluid Recycling

by KEMTRON Technologies, Inc.  (Jun. 1, 2014)

Drilling fluid additives and the water that contains them are an essential part and expense of successfully completing a horizontal directional drilling (HDD) installation, and the longer the bore and larger the product being installed, the more drilling fluids cost. Therefore, it makes economic sense to recycle drilling fluids by removing ...

Optimizing drilling efficiencies with a solids control system

by KEMTRON Technologies, Inc.  (May 1, 2014)

The correct solids control system can improve drilling rig efficiency, reduce costs and minimize the environmental footprint of your operation Although the use of drilling fluids within the HDD / trenchless industry is still relatively new, recent trends suggest that this standard is shifting as solids control is one of the most important phases ...

Oil on wild ride; How will it end?

by Associated Press  (Feb. 10, 2015)

The price of oil is on a wild ride, and there is little agreement on where it's headed. After falling nearly 60 percent from a peak last June, the price of oil bounced back more than 20 percent as January turned to February. Then, on Tuesday, it sunk 5 percent, closing just above $50. Oil has fallen or risen by 3 percent or more on 14 of 27 ...

Case study - drilling operations

by Dragflow North America  (Jan. 22, 2013)

Location: New Zeland Year: 2010 Working contest The pond is on a drilling rig site. The rig is used for Geo-thermal power exploration. The Problem Pumping heavy slurry: bentonite, geo-thermal minerals, drilling fluid, sand, pumice. Performance of sucker trucks where unsatisfactory. ...

Climate change mitigation’s best-kept secret

by Ensia  (Jan. 26, 2015)

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas — but there’s a lot we can do about it. At Blue Spruce Farm in Bridport, Vt., the black-and-white dairy cows are used to the routine. In what looks like a choreographed dance, 1,400 milk cows delicately step over the scrapers that run along the concrete floors and collect their ...

Global OCTG (Oil Country Tubular Goods) Market Report 2014 Edition

by ReportsnReports  (Jan. 7, 2015)

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Global OCTG (Oil Country Tubular Goods) Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. As per the report “OCTG Market: 2014 Edition” the demand for OCTG market will be driven by economic growth, growth in crude oil prices and lack of alternative sources of energy. Some of the ...

Directional drill resale values and how to get the most for your rig

by Vermeer  (Sep. 1, 2010)

Wide resale value disparity among brands There’s a lot to consider when purchasing or leasing a horizontal directional drill — features, durability, support, training and overall value. But one area often overlooked is the potential resale value of the unit. Too often contractors will overlook the potential value of the machine after ...

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