Drilling fluid (drilling mud) is an essential element of many trenchless construction projects. Over the years, the science of drilling fluid has developed extensively, allowing contractors to realize substantial benefits in the execution of a project.
Choosing the right fluid for the ground conditions as well as having effective fluid management and recycling systems are crucial elements of a successful project. The project will benefit from maximizing the uptime of the drilling rig, therefore reducing schedule and costs. At the same time, there will be minimal drilling fluid losses and thus, lower operating costs.Read the full article