Drilling fluids QA/QC - Quality Control of Barites

The following tests shall be carried out, or fully supervised, by the Mud Engineer, to determine the quality of barites delivered to the rig.

Sampling

Barites shall be sampled using the same method as…

Drilling Fluids QA/QC - Quality Control of Freshwater

The following procedures shall be carried out, or fully supervised, by the Mud Engineer to determine the salinity of freshwater delivered to the rig. This is essential to prevent inadequate yielding…

Drilling fluids QA/QC - Quality Control of Bulk Materials at Rig Site

The following tests shall be carried out by the Mud Engineer to guard against possible wrong delivery of bulk material from supply vessels/trucks:

- water/acid test
- weighing method test

The Mud…