Drilling Fluids and Polymers: Equipment Spotlight

March 2012, Vol. 67 No. 3
M-I SWACO offers a complete suite of fully supported drilling fluids and solids control products and services.

KEMTRON is an established leader in providing environmentally acceptable products to the drilling industry. KEMTRON offers a wide variety of polymers for water based drilling muds. The polymers provide rheological control, borehole stability, lubricity, fluid loss control and drill solids encapsulation, in temperatures up to 200 degrees Centigrade. KEMTRON also has the capability to tailor polymers to meet specific needs. 281.261.5778, kemtron.com

Baroid Industrial Drilling Products

QUIK MUD GOLD clay and shale stabilizer provides inhibition of reactive clay and shale formations in water-based fluids. QUIK MUD GOLD stabilizing polymer can be added to bentonite drilling fluids such as QUIK-GEL without substantially increasing viscosity. QUIK MUD GOLD is compatible with other Baroid products and can be used alone or with other polymers to formulate a clear, clay-free fluid. 800.735.6075, baroididp.com