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Asphaltite

Asphaltite is by nature extremely hydrophobic and will not readily mix with water or water based drilling fluids. Thus, it is difficult to use asphaltite as an effective drilling fluid additive.Attempts have been made to make asphaltite based products more compatible with the drilling fluid. However, none of these attempts has been fully successful.Moreover, in typical drilling mud systems, the asphaltic material is packaged in fifty pound bags and dumped into the mud hopper on the rig [...]