Drilling Waste Articles

  • Do you need to rapidly analyse Coltan?

    The need for a rapid, simple analysis (carried out by non-laboratory staff) at mines makes a handheld X-ray analyser the ideal analytical technique for analysis of Coltan. The solution Hitachi High-Tech’s X-MET8000 Expert Geo provides fast and accurate on-site analysis of a wide variety of mining sample types, such as drill cores, rocks, cuttings and powders. Results ...

  • A smarter approach to solids control

    When looking at technical brochures and marketing materials in regards to solids-control equipment, one question that should always come to mind should be: Is this really necessary? Other great questions to ask are: What are my day-to-day needs; and what are my severe, high-duty needs? Finding the right solidscontrol equipment is much like buying a personal automobile. Most vehicles’ ...


    By Elgin Separation Solutions

  • MB Bioremediation - Case Study

    Patented dry product delivering billions of live non-genetically modified microorganisms for bioremediation of oil, gasoline, diesel, grease or any other hydrocarbon based contamination. MB Bioremediation Drill Cutting Remediation Emergency Public Area Clean-up & Treatment Industrial Remediation Oil Production Pit Remediation ...


    By DryLet

  • 5 Leading Drilling Waste Management Companies

    Drill cutting waste management as a separate niche has gained a lot of traction in recent times. This is true because post Shale Revolution, the hunt for oil and gas is on the rise and with it drilling waste disposal has become quite important. According to the American Petroleum institute, “Approximately 1.21 barrels of drilling waste is produced for every foot drilled in US”. If ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Long‐and short‐term effects of smothering and burial by drill cuttings on calcareous algae in a static‐renewal test

    Discharge of drill cuttings to the ocean during drilling of offshore oil wells can impact benthic communities through an increase in the concentrations of suspended particles in the water column and sedimentation of particles on the seafloor around the drilling installation. The present study shows an assessment of water‐based drill cuttings, barite, bentonite and natural sediments on shallow‐ ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Drilling oil recovery from drill cuttings case study

    By econ industries VacuDry indirect heated thermal desorption Drill cuttings are an increasing waste stream worldwide, econ industries addressed the challenge by developing a process that cleans the waste and at the same time recovers valuable drilling oil. The VacuDry plant started the successful processing of drill cuttings in autumn 2013. Our client, a medium-sized recycling company, was new ...

  • Case Study: Contract Title - WES

    Contract Location: Safat, Kuwait Contract Start Date: July 2005 Contract Finish Date: November 2005 Manufacturing Complete and Plant Shipped Quantity Treated (m3): In excess of 75,000 tons Treatment Method: Thermal Desorption Rate of Treatment (m3/hr): 3.5 tons per hour Working Hours per Day: 24 Working Days per Week: 5.5 Project Description: ...


    By RLC Technologies, Inc.

  • A new approach to drilling waste management – prevention!

    Grangemouth based Surface Active Solutions (SAS) has developed its microemulsion based technology to aid the prevention and management of drilling waste. The many activities surrounding the removal of drilling mud in surface and downhole cleaning applications usually generate significant volumes of oil contaminated drilling waste. The drilling mud is typically removed through the use of solvents ...

  • Review of chatter in micro and macro cutting operations machining biomaterials

    Chatter presents one of the main problems in quality of machined surfaces limiting tool life, productivity and tolerances. Chatter in milling and turning operations has been extensively analysed however, drilling operations have been neglected due to the complexity of drilling tools and problems that develop in the modelling of the tool. In this paper, an overview of chatter vibrations and ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Block Chute Detection

    Blocked chutes are a huge problem, especially on large sites, where a great deal of damage can be caused quickly if heavy material blocks up in a conveyor. Read how Pulsar's blackbox units are being used to great effect to protect against this type of situation. Quarrying is only one of many industries where the detection of blocked feed chutes is important, but the sheer size of most stone ...

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