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The operational impacts of solid content

The solid content in the drilling mud has several operational impacts on drilling operation as listed below;

Equivalent Circulating Density (ECD) – The ECD will be higher if the solid content increases, regardless of whether High Gravity Solid (HGS) or Low Gravity Solid (LGS). As you may know, excessive ECD will lead to formation fracture and a loss circulation issue.…


Added by Rachain Jetjongjit on January 16, 2011 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Solid Content in Drilling Mud

Solid content is a fraction total solid in drilling mud, and it always increases while drilling ahead because of drilling solid (cuttings), mud chemical additives and weighting material. When we talk about the solid content, we always mean soluble and insoluble solid content in the drilling fluid system.

There are three types of solid contents as listed below;

- Soluble material such as salt

-… Continue

Added by Rachain Jetjongjit on January 10, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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