Episode 89 | TRACERS

30 Dec ,2020

In this episode, we end 2020 with one last technical topic… Tracers. A type of nonreactive, easily differentiated material placed in a small portion of a circulating mud system at a certain time to be identified when it later returns to the surface from downhole. We dig into what they are, how are they applied and measured, and why we use them from a drilling fluids perspective.