Parametric Study of Thermal Characterization of Nano Drilling Fluid
Fluid Mechanics
Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2017, Pages: 1-5
Received: Oct. 30, 2016; Accepted: Nov. 9, 2016; Published: Jan. 24, 2017
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Hossein Khaje Esfandiary, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Omidieh Branch, Islamic Azad University, Omidieh, Iran
Farshad Farahbod, Department of Chemical Engineering, Firoozabad Branch, Islamic Azad University, Firoozabad, Iran
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Experiments are held to investigate the effect of ferric oxide nano particles on the thermo electrical properties of drilling slurry. The main purpose of this study is to improve the the thermo electrical properties of drilling slurry by nano ferric oxide. The objective of designing drilling fluid for extreme and deep environment (HPHT wells) is to develop high performance drilling fluid system in well bore to achieve zonal isolation. The primary objective of drilling fluid is to improve thermo electrical and rheological properties and displacement efficiency of drilling fluid system. Oil well slurries depend on its homogeneity of additive concentrations, quality and quantity to contribute the placement and success of a well drilling cementing operation. The experimental results prove that the ferric oxide nano particle as metal oxide nano particle can increase the thermal conductivity values, severely. Results show the behavior of nano drilling fluid in the conduction mechanism can followed by polynomial with order 3th.
Electrical Conductivity, Thermal Conductivity, Drilling Fluid Additives, High Performance Drilling Fluid System, Rheology, Ferric Oxide Nano Particle
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Hossein Khaje Esfandiary, Farshad Farahbod, Parametric Study of Thermal Characterization of Nano Drilling Fluid, Fluid Mechanics. Vol. 3, No. 1, 2017, pp. 1-5. doi: 10.11648/
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