Determination of hydrate formation conditions of drilling fluids

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2007
Kupeyeva, Aliya
The objective of this study is to determine hydrate formation conditions of a multicomponent polymer based drilling fluid. During the study, experimental work is carried out by using a system that contains a high-pressure hydrate formation cell and pressure-temperature data is recorded in each experiment. Different concentrations of four components of drilling fluid, namely potassium chloride (KCl), partially hydrolyzed polyacrylicamide (PHPA), xanthan gum (XCD) and polyalkylene glycol (poly.glycol) were used in the experiments, to study their effect on hydrate formation conditions.

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A. Kupeyeva, “Determination of hydrate formation conditions of drilling fluids,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2007.