1. Minimizing Water Invasion into Kazhdumi Shale Using Nanoparticles

Aghil Moslemizadeh; Seyed Reza Shadizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2015, , Pages 15-32


  Fluid invasion from water-based drilling mud (WBDM) into the shale formations causes swelling, high pressure zone near the wellbore wall, and eventually wellbore instability problems during drilling operations. For the stability of the wellbore, physical plugging of nanoscale pore throats could be considered ...  Read More