Drilling Fluids and the Circulating System

Introduces drilling fluid types and describes field monitoring of their properties, along with cleaning and circulation equipment employed at the wellsite. Emphasizes applications of drilling fluids and unique properties which make each fluid suitable to control specific subsurface environments. Incorporates field footage of equipment with laboratory footage showing mud components and testing procedures. Summarizes environmental concerns related to use and disposal of drilling fluids. Includes basic calculations used in drilling fluid engineering.

Code: IHRDC_IPIMS_t117


Duration: 3.3 hours