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1. (WO2018144068) COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE OF WATER-BASED DRILLING FLUIDS WITH INCREASED THERMAL STABILITY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/144068    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/045519
Publication Date: Fri Aug 10 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Aug 05 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: C09K 8/04
Applicants: SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY
ARAMCO SERVICES COMPANY
Inventors: AL-YAMI, Abdullah
WAGLE, Vikrant
AL-BAHRANI, Hussain
Title: COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS OF USE OF WATER-BASED DRILLING FLUIDS WITH INCREASED THERMAL STABILITY
Abstract:
Provided here are water-based drilling fluids containing weighting agents and an alkanolamine, and methods of using such compositions during drilling operations for recovery of hydrocarbons. The weighting agents can include manganese tetroxide and barium sulfate. The alkanolamine can be monoethanolamine. Various other embodiments may be disclosed and claimed.