Drilling Fluids (Drilling Mud)

Drilling Fluids (Drilling Mud)

STEP Offshore Wins Mud Mixing Equipment Contract with STX Offshore & Shipbuilding

STEP Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aker Solutions, has won a contract from South Korea's STX Offshore & Shipbuilding Co., LTD ("STX") to supply equipment for a new, dynamically positioned ultra-deepwater Globetrotter-class drillship. The owner of the ship is Noble Corporation (NYSE: NE). STEP Offshore will supply equipment for mud mixing, circulation and transfer, bulk storage and...

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Drilling Fluids (Drilling Mud)

Malvern Mastersizer 2000 Aids Development High-Performance Drilling Muds

The Mastersizer 2000 particle size analyzer from Malvern Instruments is proving to be a valuable aid in formulating drilling muds that couple high performance with minimal environmental impact. This fully automated system measures particles in the range from 0.02 to 2000 microns. Suitable for a wide range of sample types, it allows the straightforward measurement of both aqueous and non-aqueous...

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