QMAX HYDRO: Water-Based Drilling Fluids

Water-based fluids are often used due to their relatively low cost, the ease of acquiring the base fluid (water), and their low impact on the environment. QMax offers a wide variety of water-based fluids, which are classified based on the presence of a clay inhibitor, and the use of polymers for its formulation. Fluids selection depends on the composition of the water phase (pH, iconic content, etc.), viscosity builders (clay or polymers), and rheological control agents (deoflocculants or dispersants).

QMAXDRILL™

QMAXDRILL

QMAXDRILL, our high-performance, highly-inhibitive, water-based drilling fluid system, can be used in the most challenging and environmentally sensitive drilling applications, both onshore and offshore.

 

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE

PERFORMANCE is our inhibitive sodium and/or potassium formate-based fluid system family, created in response to the industry need for an HPHT drill-in and completion fluid, which was free from barite, oil, and halides.

 

DRILSMOOTH

DRILSMOOTH

DRILSMOOTH is a mixed metal oxide (MMO) rheology modifier and secondary shale stabilizer, designed to provide excellent shear-thinning, carrying capacity, and suspending ability.

 

Water-Based Fluids Solutions

   
Unconventional
Reservoir
Drilling
Depleted and
Loss Zones
HPHT
Environments
Deepwater
Extended
Reach Wells
Completion and Workovers
Water Sensitive
Formations
QMAX
HYDRO
Water-Based
CBMAX
Water/brine based fluid used for drilling in coal beds
DRILSMOOTH
Highly thixotripic water-based fluid system (MMO)
HYBRIDRILL
Encapsulating/Anti-accretive water-based polymer fluid for tar sands, bitumen, and heavy oil reservoirs
MAXDIRECT
Direct emulsion fluid used as a drilling and workover fluid
MAXDIRECT PLUS
Inhibitive direct emulsion used as a drilling and workover fluid
MICRONAIRE
Prevents formation impairment and lost circulation
PERFORMANCE
Formate-based HPHT fluid
QBAM L
For moderate to reactive formations
QCORE
Specialty water based fluid for drilling core holes
QDRILL
Inhibitive fluid for highly-reactive formations
QMAXDRILL™
Clay inhibitive amine fluid for highly reactive formations
AMMODRILL
High-performance water-based system
QDRILL IN
Non-damaging reservoir drill-in fluid
QNCa
Ideal for surface hole drilliing with reactive clays

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