MUD CLEANER IN WEIGHT DRILLING FLUID

A mud cleaner is a combination of desanders and/or desilters to remove drilled solids from mud. [source]

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Drilling fluids & Maintenance equipment

Functions of drilling fluid

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Evaluate the Formation-Damage Potential of Drilling Fluids

Solids and the liquid phases of drilling muds invade and interact with reservoir formations. This invasion and interaction changes formation permeability and can prevent fluid flow from the reservoir into the wellbore. Damage caused by mud spurt and drilling-mud filtrate can influence log response. The full-length paper describes a novel method to determine the formationdamage potential of drilling muds by evaluating the erosional characteristics of mudcakes formed by different mud systems.

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