drilling fluid News

  • 2015 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecturer to focus on use of drilling fluids in well construction

    Ronald B. Peterson, Baroid Industrial Drilling Products senior account executive, will present the 2015 McEllhiney Distinguished Lecture in Water Well Technology “Drilling Fluids: A Common Sense Approach,” the National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation announced today. Peterson, of South Jordan, Utah, has been involved in the drilling industry for more than 36 years. ...

  • econ industries will deliver the largest and most efficient recycling facility for drilling fluids

    Recycling of synthetic drilling fluids from drill cuttings with VacuDry® equipment is state-of-the-art since several years. Now, we are proud to inform you about the delivery of the largest and most efficient recycling facility for drilling fluids that was ever built. Consisting of 4 pcs. of VacuDry® 12,000 evaporators this delivery will be able to treat around 40,000 tons of fresh drill ...

  • Drill cuttings treatment in Azerbaijan

    Drill cuttings containing hydrocarbon contaminants from the Oil & Gas industry are generally considered to be special waste. They are the broken bits from boreholes mixed with water and drilling fluids. Fluids released during the drilling process comprise of water, diesel or other hydrocarbons used for lubrication. There are various different ways to handle drill cuttings. To this ...

  • Drilling waste management for Shell Oil China

    Drilling waste management system including cuttings dryer ,high speed decanter centrifuge ,catch tank,screw feed pump were in ...

  • New Vermeer directional drill has power of a maxi rig in a self-contained drill

    Vermeer introduced its newest addition to the Navigator family of horizontal directional drills at the 2013 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition. The D220x300 Navigator HDD has 242,100 pounds (1076.9 kN) of thrust/pullback and 30,200 foot-pounds (40,945.8 Nm) of rotational torque. “As energy demands continue to grow — and with increased exploration of ...


    By Vermeer

  • Drilling not earthquake caused Java mud volcano

    A mud volcano which has caused millions of dollars worth of damage in East Java, Indonesia was caused by the drilling of a gas exploration well, an international team of scientists has concluded. The two-year old mud volcano, known as Lusi, is still spewing huge volumes of mud and has displaced more than 30,000 people from their homes and businesses in Sidoarjo, East Java. The most detailed ...

  • Baker Hughes introduces the next generation of fluids separation technologies

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its TRETOLITE™ SNAP fluids separation technologies, designed to help oil and gas operators maintain dry oil and good water quality, while also stabilizing operations and reducing costs—without limiting production—to improve overall ...


    By Baker Hughes, a GE company

  • Chevron meets new, voluntary shale drilling rules

    Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia, the Pittsburgh-based Center for Sustainable Shale announced Thursday. The center is a partnership between major energy companies, environmental groups and charitable foundations. Its certification process ...


    By Associated Press

  • Study shows how drilling wastewater causes quakes

    A new study explains how just four wells forcing massive amounts of drilling wastewater into the ground are probably shaking up Oklahoma. Those wells seem to have triggered more than 100 small-to-medium earthquakes in the past five years, according to a study published Thursday by the journal Science. Many of the quakes were much farther away from the wells than expected. Combined, those wells ...


    By Associated Press

  • Vermeer unveils new rock drilling technology at ICUEE 2011

    Vermeer Corporation will introduce two new horizontal directional drill (HDD) models engineered for the unique demands of mixed ground conditions, including rock. These new drills have been designed from the drawing table of the popular D36x50 Series II Navigator HDD, but have been modified to accommodate the distinct rock drilling technologies. “Each system offers unique advantages to ...


    By Vermeer

  • Vertical cuttings dryer for Nigeria Shell Oil drilling waste management

    FD Petrol drilling waste management system has arrived in Nigeria oilfield and begin operation.The system including SGL-01 cuttings dryer ,high speed decanter ,screw converyor,centrifugal pump,feed pump,fluids catch tank. FD Petrol patented cuttings dryer not only applicable for oil ...

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Board: Oil Drilling Risks Remain from Device Woes

    The key last-ditch safety device that failed to prevent the 2010 BP oil spill remains a potentially catastrophic problem today for some offshore drilling, according to a federal safety board investigation. The report issued Thursday by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board details the multiple failures and improper testing of the blowout preventer and blames bad management and operations for the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Chemical Makers, Energy Companies Tell EPA Not to Mandate Fracking Fluid Disclosure

    Chemical makers and energy companies have told the Environmental Protection Agency there is no need for it to require them to report information about the chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing fluids. “The American Petroleum Institute does not think that this Toxic Substances Control Act rulemaking is necessary in light of the extensive information already ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • PA DEP Fines Atlas Resources for Drilling Wastewater Spill in Washington County

    PITTSBURGH, PA - The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Atlas Resources LLC $97,350 for allowing used hydraulic fracturing fluids to overfill a wastewater pit and contaminate a high-quality watershed in Hopewell Township, Washington County. The violations were ...

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • Spectro Scientific’s MicroLab oil analyzers offer fast and reliable on-location fluid analysis

    Spectro Scientific today announced the launch of the new MicroLab®Series all-in-one, automated lubricant analysis systems. The MicroLab platform is used in virtually every industry that operates equipment powered by engines including automotive and trucking, energy, mining and heavy equipment, agricultural and the government sector at all levels from the military to local municipalities. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • Kroff, Inc. to Present Advantages of Frac Fluid Reuse During Pittsburgh Chemical Day

    Kroff, Inc., one of the fastest-growing water treatment companies in the United States, is pleased to announce that David Grottenthaler, general manager of Kroff Well Services (KWS), Inc., will serve as a conference speaker during the 44th Annual Pittsburgh Chemical Day on May 10, 2011 ...


    By Kroff, Inc.

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