This week, host and The Driller contributing writer Brock Yordy takes a question from a wireline driller wondering about running bentonite and PHPAs together. How can you get them to play nice? It’s Ask Brock, episode 133.

“I think our problem comes to mixing,” Yordy says. “If we got our water right and we mix thoroughly and we have good yielded-out bentonite, we can get our PHPA into the system in the quantities we want and it works great.”

This episode also discusses order of addition, rebuilding drilling mud systems after adding materials, proper mixing, secondary mix tanks, and other topics. Click the video to hear more.

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