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  • Structure and Applications of Drilling Mud Desander

    The desander is the two-level solids control equipment used for drilling fluids treatment. As one of the indispensable and important devices for stabilizing and regulating those technical indicators of the drilling fluids, the drilling mud desander has also been extensively used in the purification of the ...


  • Significance of Drilling Mud Solids Control

    It’s well know that solids content has influence on drilling process. Then, how to make the oil or gas drilling process better? The answer definitely is using solid control system to control the solid content. But what is the solids control? Let's have a look together. According to the different medium, mud is divided into water-based mud, oil-based ...


  • Drilling mud and fluid testing for reuse or disposal

    Oil-based drilling fluids are using in the oil industry during oil exploration as a lubricant. The disposing of mud overboard on offshore oil platforms (FPSOs) or from land-based oil rigs is regulated and requires monitoring. The fluids are also expensive and its common practice to reclaim the drilling fluids from the mud for reuse. Sitelab's portable UVF analyzers are very sensitive to these ...


    By Sitelab Corporation

  • 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 ...

  • World’s largest drilling mud treatment plant on the verge of commissioning

    At this year’s IFAT – World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management in Munich – econ industries presents once more its proven and resource-conserving technology VacuDry to an international audience. An important issue is the construction progress of the world’s largest treatment plant for drilling mud ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Fast, easy on-site measurement of hydrocarbons in drilling mud and oil in water

    Portable infrared analyzers, such as the InfraCal Analyzers from Wilks, have been used worldwide for measuring off-shore oil in produced water for over 30 years.  They have the advantage over other analytical instruments in that the measurement can be performed by non-technical users and it is relatively unaffected by composition changes in the effluent. They also provide off-shore users ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Mud Tanks/ High & Low Catch Tanks

    Trilliant's 200, 300, & 400 bbl Mud Tanks, are designed and built for multiple uses. The tanks can be used to mix drilling fluids and/or store them. These tanks can also be used as flow back tanks and as flocculent tanks. The tanks have three compartments and each wall has a one foot weir for skimming abilities if needed. Trilliant's High & Low Catch Tanks are designed and built to ...

  • Vermeer adds new mud pump to its trenchless lineup

    SA400 is engineered to complement the Vermeer maxi drill product line The new Vermeer SA400 mud pump provides a continuous flow of drilling fluid at any pump speed during drill operations. Powered by a 350-hp (261 kW) CAT Tier 4 Interim (EU Stage IIIB) engine, the SA400 joins the Vermeer lineup of maxi horizontal directional drills and reclaimers serving the pipeline installation ...


    By Vermeer

  • Global scientists determine real cause of Indonesian mud volcano

    A Durham University scientist has played a key role in helping determine the cause of the Java mud volcano, Lusi. Two years of global public debate over the possible causes of Lusi has finally concluded. A resounding vote of international petroleum geologists from around the globe, including Durham University geologist Professor Richard Davies, concluded the mud volcano was triggered by drilling ...


  • 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 ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Drilling into the Albermarle sound

    The bore into the Albemarle Sound was part of the Currituck County Mainland Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Expansion project. The concentrate water (or reject water) from the reverse osmosis process is brackish and must be discharged into a receiving water of similar quality. The County was forced to discharge the concentrate water at the mouth of the North River and Albemarle Sound, 21 ...


    By Universal HDD

  • Baseline-MOCON’s New PetroAlert Gas Analyzer Offers Improvements In Speed And Accuracy For Mud Logging Applications

      Lyons, CO — Baseline-MOCON, Inc., a subsidiary of MOCON, presents its new PetroAlert™ Model 8900 gas analyzer for oil and gas mud logging applications. Since accuracy, speed, sensitivity and reliability are all critical for decision-making in oil and gas ...


    By MOCON, Inc. - Baseline

  • ES-KSN vertical cutting dryer used in drilling

    ES-KSN cuttings dryer  is about to be on Display in CIPPE 2014.You are very welcome to visit us at E2160! Xi’an KOSUN Machinery Co., Ltd.(KOSUN for short) would like to invite you to join them at CIPPE 2014, which is being held from Mar. 19th to 21st at the New China International Exhibition Center ...


  • US drilling states guided on handling quakes

    A group of U.S. drilling states, seismologists, academics and industry experts issued guidance Monday in a frank new report on handling human-induced earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing or the disposal of fracking wastewater. The 150-page report, produced by the StatesFirst initiative, represents perhaps the most candid discussion on the topic since tremors across the mid-continent - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Petrolia Inc.: Drilling Equipment Arrives at Anticosti

    RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC -- (Marketwire) -- 06/22/10 -- Petrolia (TSX VENTURE: PEA) confirms the arrival at Port-Menier (Anticosti) of the equipment required for its four-well drilling campaign, to be carried out on Anticosti Island during the summer of 2010. The first barge reached Port-Menier on Friday, and unloading was completed on the evening of June 20th. Convoying of the equipment from ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • KOSUN Solids Control and Drilling Waste Management Equipment at Beijing CIPPE in 2015

    On March 26th, 2015, the Fifteenth China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (CIPPE for short) grandly opened at China International Exhibition Center (new exhibition hall) in Beijing. Xi’an KOSUN Machinery Co., Ltd. stroke a pose on stage with its six sets of solids ...


  • Drilling Fluids & Completion Fluids Industry – Trends, Analysis & 2018 Forecasts

    Drilling Fluids (Drilling Mud) Market & Completion Fluids Market: by Types (Water-Based Systems, Oil-Based Systems, Synthetic-Based Systems, Other Based Systems), Application Areas (Onshore and Offshore) & Geography - Forecast to 2018" new market research report to its store. Drilling fluids and completion fluids are essential tools for conducting any drilling and exploration ...

  • Eaton’s new hp30 motors enhance overall performance of SIMCO drilling rigs

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. of Osceola, Iowa, has selected Eaton’s new Char-Lynn HP30 Series motors for its SIMCO 2800 HS (HT) drilling rigs, resulting in enhanced overall performance. The HP30 high-pressure disc valve motors power standard drillheads on the all-hydraulic, tophead-drive rotary drills used for ...


    By Eaton Corporation

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