Don't Overlook Fluids When Drilling In Cobble

Griffin, Jeff
March 2011
Underground Construction;Mar2011, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p58
Trade Publication
The article discusses the importance of proper planning and drilling fluid engineering for boring holes through cobble. It cites the use of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and drilling fluids to easily access a wide variety of surface conditions from sand to hard rock. Also presented are insights from several representatives of drilling fluid manufacturers including Tom Tibor of Baroid Industrial Drilling Products, Tyson Smith of Wyo-Ben Inc., and Gary Matula of M-I Swaco.


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