Shale Shaker |Important Solids Control Equipment for Drilling Fluid

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Today’s shale shakers must be capable of maintaining optimum fluid properties to maximize drilling efficiency.

Joe Bacho

Define Shale Shaker

Shale shakers are components of the solids control systems. Shale shaker mainly used in the oil and gas drilling industry. Shale shaker is the first phase of a solids control system on a drilling rig, and are used to remove large solids (cuttings) from the drilling fluid (“mud”).

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Shale Shaker Brief

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Shale shakers, often referred to as “oilfield shakers’ in the industry. Shale shakers are part of a Solids control System used in oil and gas drilling operations to Separate the Solid material removed from the well bore. Cuttings, referred to as “solids”, by the drilling operations from the drilling fluid, commonly referred to as “mud”.

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