High-performance unconventional drilling and superior sustainability. In one.
Unlock the potential of unconventional wells
Drill unconventional wells faster and at lower costs while improving operation sustainability.
Our next-generation Nviros™ high-performance water-based mud is field-proven to be a more sustainable and efficient alternative to oil-based muds in unconventional and extended-reach wells. At a fraction of the fluids cost.
Strike the perfect balance between drilling performance and operational sustainability
- Reducing fluids and waste trucking costs
- Lessen the amount of waste you send to landfill
- Leverage the benefits of using produced water
- Improve wellbore lubrication for higher ROP
- Reduce drilling time and overall drilling costs
- Cut energy consumption and CO2 emissions
Key applications: Unconventional wells. Extended reach drilling.
Fluid type: Water-based drilling fluid systems
Temperature rating (Max): 285°F (140 °C)
Key performance characteristics: Excellent lubricity and shale inhibition qualities.
Performance rating: Excellent. High penetration rates.
Sustainability rating: Excellent. Water-based fluid system and organic components. Produced water compatible.
Achieve high-performance results in long horizontals
Designed to deliver exceptional performance in unconventional and extended reach drilling applications – Nviros HPWBM leverages an enhanced formulation built upon our industry-leading Evolution® water-based drilling fluid system that incorporates Ntegral™ polymers together with Evolube® G lubricant at 1-2% concentration.
Choose a more sustainable alternative to OBM
By sending less waste to landfill, reducing energy consumption, using less barite, taking trucks off the road, and generating lower CO2 emissions – Nviros HPWBM offers a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to traditional OBM solutions. Imagine delivering the same high-performance at a fraction of the environmental and operational cost.
Build a more sustainable drilling operation with the Newpark service advantage
Creating safe, sustainable, and efficient operations relies on dynamic and trusted partnerships. Our service advantage combines drilling fluids expertise, innovative custom chemistry, a world-class lab network and an effective global supply chain to offer all the support you need to anticipate and overcome your drilling challenges.
Our latest Nviros case studies
Brazos River, West Texas
Cost-per-lateral-foot reduced by 63%
Nviros HPWBM delivers the highest step-out ratio wells in Texas and reduces costs by over $100k