AOGR: New Fluid Systems Cut Drilling Costs

Water sustains life, so it is only fitting that it also plays a role in producing the energy that sustains Americans’ quality of life… Click here to read the full article in the October 2015 edition of The American Oil and Gas Reporter.

AOGR: New Drilling Fluids Meet Shale Needs

If a drilling fluid engineer from 10 years ago looked at the fluids used today, much would seem familiar. Barite still is a common weighting agent, uintahite remains a popular fluid loss-control additive, and oil-based muds still see more play than their water-based...