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The petroleum industry in general has been dominated by engineers and production specialists. The upstream segment of the industry is dominated bydrilling/completion engineers. Usually, neither of those disciplines have a great deal of trainingin the chemistry aspects of drilling and completing a well prior to its going on production.The chemistry of...
The petroleum industry in general has been dominated by engineers and production specialists. The upstream segment of the industry is dominated bydrilling/completion engineers. Usually, neither of those disciplines have a great deal of trainingin the chemistry aspects of drilling and completing a well prior to its going on production.The chemistry of drilling fluids and completion fluids have a profound effect on the success of a well. For example, historically the drilling fluid costs to drill a well have averaged around 7% of the overall cost of the well, before completion. The successful delivery of up to 100% of that wellbore, in many cases may be attributable to the fluid used. Considered the "bible" of the industry, Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids, first written by Walter Rogers in 1948, and updated on a regular basis thereafter, is a key tool to achieving successful delivery of the wellbore. In its Sixth Edition, Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids has been updated and revised to incorporate new information on technology, economic, and political issues thathave impacted the use of fluids to drill and complete oil and gas wells. With updated content on Completion Fluids and Reservoir Drilling Fluids, Health, Safety & Environment, Drilling Fluid Systems and Products, new fluid systems and additives from both chemical and engineering perspectives, Wellbore Stability, adding the new R&D on water-based muds, and with increased content on Equipment and Procedures for Evaluating Drilling Fluid Performance in light of theadvent of digital technology and better manufacturing techniques, Composition and Properties of Drilling and Completion Fluids has been thoroughly updated to meet the drilling and completion engineer's needs.Explains a myriad of new products and fluid systemsCover the newest API/SI standards New R&D on water-based mudsNew emphases on Health, Safety & EnvironmentNew Chapter on waste management and disposal
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