Drilling Fluids

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Drilling Fluids Basics   With the current interest in shale drilling it’s important to note that all drilling fluids work differently and are customized based upon the needs of the drilling operation. That’s because shale regions vary in depth, in mineralogy and in temperature. What works just fine in one location might have poor results [...]

Hydrocarbon Exploration

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Risky Business: Hydrocarbon Exploration The world over, oil and natural gas are considered hot commodities. Countries go to war for oil field rights, economies are driven by oil and gas prices, and our daily lives are dependent on oil and gas to fuel our machines and get us where we need to go. But for [...]