The Cutting Edge in Drilling-Waste Management 

The Cutting Edge in Drilling-Waste Management
Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 18
Issue: 4
Publication Date: 12/01/2006

As borehole complexity increases, operators struggle to comply with stringent wastedischarge guidelines while meeting drilling-performance demands. Today, advances in drilling fluids and cuttings-management techniques are allowing operators to use the most efficient drilling-fluid systems while effectively removing drilling waste from the environment.