JPT Technology Update Article

Ultra-Low-Invasion Fluid Technology Enables Enhanced Drilling, Reduced Formation Damage. New Technology Addresses Prevention of Wellbore Instability for Larger Fractures.

An ultra-low-invasion drilling fluid technology (ULIFT) has been developed to deposit a thin, impermeable barrier over the pores and microfractures of weak, underpressured, and otherwise troublesome formations to maintain wellbore stability and reduce formation damage.

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