Exercise 3 Stuck_Pipe_and__Filtration

Exercise 3 Stuck_Pipe_and__Filtration - Lab Report No. 3...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lab Report No. 3 – Filtration Control and Stuck Pipe Title : Stuck Pipe and Filtration Control Purpose : Select the mud with the proper filtration control for solving stuck pipe problems. References : Section 2.1.5, Figure 2.44 Report Procedure: The District Drilling Engineer has requested an analysis of mud types for wells in an area that has experienced frequent incidents of stuck pipe. Using the laboratory data provided by the Alpha Mud Company you are to prepare a memo style report to the District Drilling Engineer giving your recommendations. Your report is to have attachments that back up your conclusions, such as: 1. The Alpha Mud Company lab letter and lab data. 2. A plot of filtrate volume of all six samples on the same graph paper versus time and a second graph of filtrate volume verses square root of time. 3. A table that lists the API water loss and mud cake thickness for each sample. 4. A discussion of the effectiveness of Bentonite, Attapulgite, and CMC as filtration control additives, from a cost point of view. 5. A discussion of the type of mud cake observed for the mud components CMC, Bentonite, and Attapulgite. 6. Explain the reasoning behind your recommendations. * Note: Your supporting documents should be ordered in such a way as to make the report readable. Hints:
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 02/13/2012 for the course PGE 430 taught by Professor Chenevert during the Spring '06 term at University of Texas.

Page1 / 6

Exercise 3 Stuck_Pipe_and__Filtration - Lab Report No. 3...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online