Drilling mud is a standard component of many horizontal directional drilling (HDD) construction projects. It plays a vital role in stabilizing the bore, removing the cuttings, as well as cooling and lubricating equipment.
The growth in HDD as a construction method has generated more drilling mud and raised the profile of disposal methods.
Drilling mud disposal can contribute a significant portion to the total cost of a project. In addition, misperceptions about drilling mud toxicity affect the public perception of trenchless construction and its impact on the environment.Read the full article