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Drilling Fluids Procurement Research Report | Published: Apr 2016

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Drilling Fluids: Procurement Research Report Highlights

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The Drilling Fluids procurement report contains data and analysis of current and future trends when buying goods and services. IBISWorld’s in-depth procurement research is always presented in a logical and consistent format for easy reference throughout a company. The Drilling Fluids Procurement Research Report contains growth forecasts for a three-year outlook period and supplier profit benchmarks so your company can make the right purchasing decision.

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Drilling Fluids - Recent Price Trend

In the three years to 2016, the average price of drilling fluids has been falling marginally at an estimated annualized rate of 0.2%, while experiencing an insignificant level of volatility. The low level of volatility in prices indicates negligible risk of sudden price fluctuations; as such, buyers have the ability to develop accurate cost estimations and budgets.In the past three years, the... purchase to read more

Drilling Fluids - Total Cost of Ownership

When purchasing drilling fluids, buyers should expect additional costs to be high. Suppliers typically sell drilling fluids as a dry mixture and the buyer is responsible for adding the base liquid. The least expensive base liquid to use is water. Drilling fluids can also use oil and synthetic oil as a base liquid, but at a higher cost. Drilling fluids must be mixed correctly and managed... purchase to read more


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This report is intended to assist buyers of drilling fluids, also known as drilling mud. These fluids are used to assist in drilling boreholes by maintaining wellbore stability, suspending drill cuttings and cooling and lubricating the drill bit. Drilling fluids are used when drilling for natural gas and oil, mining and drilling water wells. Drilling fluids can be classified as water-based muds, gaseous drilling fluid and nonaqueous muds. This report excludes drilling services and other equipment involved in the drilling process.

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