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DRILLING FLUIDS, PETE 211 HOMEWORK 2 1) Name and describe the types of Drilling Fluids. 2) Cite and briefly explain three major functions of Drilling Fluids. Cite and briefly explain five Basic mud properties defined by the well program and monitored during drilling. 3) Briefly describe the Mud Circulation System and how the mud circulates from surface to surface. 4) 5) Describe of the whole cycle of the Mud Cleaning System 6) A tank is filled with 100 bbls of mud having a mud weight of 12 ppg a- What volume of water would be needed to dilute the mud to a density of 10 ppg? b- Now, you decided to increase the mud to 13 ppg, how many sacs of barite are needed?

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