Meridian breaks new ground with vegetable-based drilling fluid

An innovative new vegetable-based drilling fluid, developed by Meridian Drilling and Morrison Muds, promises an environmentally friendly alternative to hydrocarbon based fluids. The specialist fluid was developed for drilling highly soluble potash salts and other problematic strata and has none of the disposal issues of hydrocarbon-based muds. It can dramatically improve core recovery and hole ... [More]