Drilling Fluids Reference Manual

Reference Manual. Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids ii. Revised 2006 …… in Chapter 4 of this manual, “Contamination of Water-Base Fluids”. Density …

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Drilling Fluids Reference Manual
Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Drilling Fluids Chapter 2 – Formation Mechanics Chapter 3 – Water-Base Drilling Fluids Chapter 4 – Contamination of Water-Base Muds Chapter 5 – Oil/Synthetic Drilling Fluids Chapter 6 – Reservoir Application Fluids Chapter 7 – Borehole Problems Chapter 8 – Corrosion Chapter 9 – Hydraulics Chapter 10 – Mechanical Solids Control Chapter 11 – Horizontal & Extended Reach Drilling Chapter 12 – Pressure Prediction and Control Chapter 13 – Deepwater Drilling Fluids Chapter 14 – Fluids Environmental Services Chapter 15 – Glossary of Terms

Fundamentals of Drilling Fluids

Chapter 1 Table of Contents
Fundamentals of Drilling Fluids …1-1 Functions of Fluids…1-1 Promote Borehole Stability …1-1 Remove Drilled Cuttings from Borehole …1-2 Cool and Lubricate Bit and Drillstring…1-2 Suspend Cuttings / Weight Material When Circulation Ceases…1-3 Support Partial Weight of Drillstring or Casing…1-3 Minimize Adverse Effects on Productive Formations …1-3 Transmit Hydraulic HP to Clean Bit and Bottom of Borehole …1-4 Release Undesirable Cuttings at the Surface…1-4 Ensure Maximum Information from Well …1-4 Limit Corrosion of Drillstring, Casing, and Tubular Goods …1-4 Minimize Environmental Impact …1-4 Physical and Chemical Properties of Fluids…1-5 API Recommended Practices …1-5 Density …1-5 Rheology, Viscosity and Gel Strength Relationships …1-5 Newtonian and Non-Newtonian Fluids…1-7 Viscosity…1-7 Flow Regimes…1-7 Determination of Flow Regime…1-10 Continuity of Flow …1-11 Mathematical Fluid Models …1-11 Newtonian Fluid Model …1-12 Bingham Plastic Model …1-12 Determination of PV and YP …1-14 Power Law Model …1-16 Determination of n and K…1-18 Other Models…1-20 Casson …1-20 Robertson-Stiff…1-20 Herschel-Bulkley…1-20
BAKER HUGHES DRILLING FLUIDS REVISED 2006 REFERENCE MANUAL I

Gel Strengths…1-21 Filtration…1-22 Testing Equipment …1-22 Permeability of Filter Cake …1-23 Pressure …1-23 Temperature …1-23 Viscosity …1-24 Time …1-25 Summary …1-25 Solids …1-25 Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC)…1-26 Low-Gravity Solids Analysis…1-29 Summary …1-30 Drilling Fluids pH and Alkalinity …1-30 Example Calculations …1-33 Parameters…1-33 Exercise…1-33 Drill-In Fluids …1-34 Function …1-34 Development …1-34 Attributes…1-34 Screening and Selection …1-34 The Proposed Drill-In and Completion Program …1-35 Leak-Off Control Tests …1-36 Return Permeability Tests…1-36 Drill-In Fluid Properties…1-37 Static Filtration…1-37 Lubricity Testing…1-37 Particle Size Distribution …1-37 Shale Inhibition (Wafer Test) …1-38 Density (API Standard Practice 13B-1, June 1990)…1-38 Fluid Viscosity …1-38 Water, Oil and Solids…1-38 MBT (Methylene Blue Titration)…1-39 Filter Cake Formation and Dispersability …1-39
Reference Manual ii Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids Revised 2006

Baker Hughes Drilling Fluids
Return Permeability vs. Breakout Pressure…1-42 Completion Fluids…1-44 Definition …1-44 Function …1-44 Attributes…1-44 Mechanisms for Formation Damage …1-44 Primary Factors Causing Formation Damage …1-45 Nomenclature …1-47 References …1-48

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