Our team of cesium formate brine experts author brochures, presentations and published reports on an ongoing basis.
An overview of the properties and benefits of cesium formate brine and how it helps operators maximize reservoir value.
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The different forms of corrosion faced by the oil and gas industry and how the right choice of brines and metals can prevent this costly phenomenon.
A history of cesium formate brines, from 1929 to 2009.
Cesium formate brine delivers a safe, trouble-free hydrostatic barrier for clean completions, workovers, suspensions and interventions, enabling you to increase operational effectiveness with less cost and risk.
Maximize reservoir productivity with our enhanced reservoir fluids made from cesium formate brine for reservoir drill-in and sandface completion operations.
Our fast-acting multipurpose fluids provide one versatile solution for multiple applications such as stuck pipe release and hydrate dissolution.
PDF version of May 2009 presentation at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) European Formation Damage conference
PDF version of presentation from July 2008 to SPE Chennai Section on HPHT performance
PDF version of presentation from June 2008 Offshore Drilling Operations conference on formate brines as ecological drilling fluids
PDF version of presentation from September 2007 International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC) conference on formate brines as non-damaging drill-in and completion fluids for HPHT wells
New benchmarking study explains and quantifies exceptional time savings from cesium formate fluids
How direct, operational and SH&E-related costs can be taken into account when selecting well construction fluids through the use of software that analyzes competing options.
Assessment of cesium formate when introduced to the Australian market in 2001. It covers areas such as occupational, public and environmental exposure, toxicological data and the effects of cesium formate on the environment.
Basic corrosion theory, a review of laboratory test results with formate brines, best practice procedures for testing formates, advice on proper field use of formates and examples of improper use of formates in the field.
A comparison of the properties of cesium formate and zinc bromide, the prime constituents of the two high-density brines available to the oil industry.
This study uses a Quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) to quantify the relative benefits of using formate fluids (FBF) as a drilling fluid in preference to the widely used oil-based mud (OBM) and water-based mud (WBM).
Properties of cesium and potassium formate related to levels of chemical health, safety and environmental hazard posed by these products in oilfield operations.
Environmental risk assessment for formate brines utilizing Predicted No Effect Concentrations (PNEC) principles, complemented by a safety assessment.
A summary of the life cycle assessment on formate brines from the independent environmental consultancy Metoc, PLC completed in 2003.
The full life cycle assessment on formate brines from the independent environmental consultancy Metoc, PLC completed in 2003.