Developing a High-Performance, Oil-Base Fluid for Exploration Drilling

Publication: Oilfield Review
Volume: 26
Issue: 1
Publication Date: 03/01/2014

Drilling fluids can alter the properties of formation rock and fluids, thereby affecting formation evaluation. A new oil-base fluid has been developed to address this limitation, ensuring improved fidelity of petrophysical information gathered from a well while maintaining the characteristics operators require for safe and efficient drilling operations.