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The Case For Single Sack in Fluids

A one-size-fits-all solution may be sufficient for underwear or a pair of socks, but there’s more at stake than minor discomfort when it comes to a 'one size or one sack' drilling fluid product. Unlike a foot, drilling a hole in the ground is an ever-changing size, both shape and length. To add to this challenge is ever variable and unpredictable changes in geology. It’s never been a good idea to buy a drilling fluid based on price. The risks and stakes are too high. With this in mind, drilling fluids must be considered a prophylactic, not a cure for drilling problems hence must not only be designed for the expected geology but be flexible enough to adjust as ground conditions dictate. To read more, please download this free white paper.