Clay and its Importance to the Upstream Oil and Gas Sector
Knowledge of clay chemistry and mineralogy is inherently vital to the upstream Oil & Gas industry. Because clay minerals both affect wellbore stability and constitute a percentage of the solid phase of drilling fluids, their behavior and methodology of control is paramount during both the well planning and the execution phase of drilling. This course breaks down clay chemistry to its basics while offering a look at the available products that utilize clays for specific purposes related to drilling.
Newpark Technology Center
21920 Merchants Way
Katy , TX 77449