Studies on the Suitability of Ubakala Bentonitic Clay for Oil Well

25 Sep 2011 ABSTRACT The suitability of a Nigerian bentonitic Ubakala clay material to be used as drilling mud for bentonite used for drilling activities in Nigeria is imported into the country thereby increasing demand for obtained whereas the Ubakala bentonitic clay would require some beneficiation to improve

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on the beneficiation plant was progressing on schedule as asbestos barite bauxite bentonite clay kaolin fire clay were the rail links from Itakpe to Ajaokuta and from Port diatomite dolomite feldspar fluorspar graphite gypsum Harcourt to Ajaokuta The Itakpe based Iron Ore Co ilmenite kyanite limestone phosphate nbsp

Suitability of Nigerian Bentonite in Drilling Fluid Scientific net

1 Jun 2016 b Department of Chemical Engineering University of Benin Nigeria Corresponding Author Charles Odumugbo E mail eoyedoh01 qub ac uk charlesodumugbo gmail com eboseremen ebewele uniben edu Keywords Beneficiation Bentonite Nigeria Clay ABSTRACT The oil production industry nbsp


2 Dec 2017 The need of the Nigeria petroleum industry which is the sixth largest producer of crude oil in the world for bentonite is covered entirely by imports It is therefore of interest to undertake beneficiation studies of Yola bentonite in order to upgrade the properties of the clay to that of the standard commercial nbsp

Effect of Quartz Free Silica Removal on the Quality of Nigerian

wells are drilled without the use of Bentonite Hundreds of millions of dollar is being spent by the oil companies on importation of Bentonite from overseas while Nigeria has enough reserve of Bentonitic clay deposit all over the country which requires just a little beneficiation to meet the required standard for use as a drilling nbsp

University of Uyo Uyo Nigeria Chemical amp Petroleum Engineering

quot In a quest to provide a substitute for foreign bentonite as a drilling fluid in the oil and gas industry in Nigeria local clay was obtained from Ewet Offot Akwa Ibom State Nigeria Water based mud was formulated from the clay after more quot In a quest to provide a substitute for foreign bentonite as a drilling fluid in the oil and nbsp

Improvement of Rheological Properties of Bentonitic Clays Using

This study found that Bentonitic clays from north eastern Nigeria can attain the rheological and other physical properties of a standard commercial grade Bentonite used in oil and gas well drilling with some beneficiation using Na2CO3as the beneficiating agent KEYWORDS rheological properties beneficiation Bentonitic nbsp

Meta Xylene Removal from Aqueous Solution Using Surfactant

The bentonite used was a natural calcium bentonite from Enugu State Nigeria This was Finally some portion of resultant product was ground with a pestle and mortar to achieve a homogeneous sodium bentonite fine powder and was labelled unmodified bentonite UB for beneficiation and characterization Surfactant nbsp

Mineralogy and rheology of raw and activated Turonian to

6 Feb 2017 Keywords Bentonitic clay Beneficiation Nigeria Pindiga Rheology Mineralogy Bentonite is a rock formed of highly colloidal and plastic clays composed mainly of montmorillonite a clay mineral of the smectite group and is produced Flow chart of beneficiation and drilling fluid formulation processes

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2 Apr 2014 MINING OPPORTUNITIES IN NIGERIA BENTONITE MINING IN NIGERIA The Nigeria nation is blessed with abundant mineral resources fossil fuels and solid minerals The most popular being the fossil fuels since these constitute the nation 39 s greatest foreign exchange earner They have therefore tended nbsp

Bleaching performance of a nigerian Yola bentonite

Bleaching performance of a nigerian Yola bentonite O O James M A Mesubi F A Adekola E O Odebunmi J I D Adekeye and R B Bale 1 Dept of Chemistry College of Science and Technology Covenant University Ota Nigeria 2 Dept of Chemistry University of Ilorin Ilorin Nigeria 3 Dept of Geology amp Mineral nbsp

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BENEFICIATION AND CHARACTERISATION OF A BENTONITE FROM NORTH EASTERN NIGERIA JAMES O 0 a M ADEDIRAN MESUBI a F A ADEKOLA b E O ODEBUNMI b and J I D ADE quot üept of Industrial Chemistry Covenant University P M B 1023 Ota Ogun State Nigeria hDept of Chemistry University of nbsp

Evaluation and Beneficiation of Bentonitic Clays from Pindiga

Abstract Problem statement This study aimed at evaluating and beneficiating Bentonitic clays of Pindiga Formation from the upper Benue trough in northeastern Nigeria to meet the standard required for use in oil well drilling This will reduce the dependence on imported Bentonite into the country increase foreign nbsp

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BENEFICIATION OF NIGERIA LOCAL CLAY TO MEET API STANDARD Prior to the government 39 s initiative to develop local content the cost of importation of Bentonite for drilling activities in Nigeria runs objective of this study is to investigate the rheological properties of local clay from Abbi town of Delta State Nigeria

A Review of Nigerian Bentonitic Clays as Drilling Mud OnePetro

Okorie O M 2009 Modification of Drilling Fluid pH with Local Nigerian Additives Petroleum Technology Development Journal Vol 1 p 1–16 Olugbenga A G Garba M U Soboyejo W and Chukwu G 2013 Beneficiation and Characterization of a Bentonite from Niger Delta Region of Nigeria International Journal of nbsp

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a review of nigerian bentonitic clays as drilling mud onepetro studies on the mineral and chemical characteristics of pindiga bentonitic clay beneficiation and characterisation of a bentonite from north eastern nigeria of rheological and filtration properties of nigeria clay using factorial design Get Price nbsp

determination of morphological features and molecular interactions

Nigerian Bentonitic clays using Scanning Electron Microscope SEM characterisation technique The SEM microstructure images indicated that the bentonite samples are generally moderately dispersive to dispersive with some large flocs based bentonite by cation exchange The wet beneficiation method was used for

Study of the Physicochemical Properties of Nigerian Bentonitic Clay

ignition LOI and specific gravity of the Nigerian Bentonitic clay samples used for oil and gas drilling fluid formulation were The availability of bentonite in Nigeria and the wide range of industrial application enhance the attractiveness of the bentonite Beneficiation and Evaluation of the Potentials of Dikwa Bentonitic nbsp

Nigeria Ministry of Solid Minerals V13 cdr Ministry of Mines and

Nigeria 39 s Mining and Metal Sector Investment Promotion Brochure August 2016 Federal Republic of Nigeria Ministry of Mines and Steel Development Glass sand limestone salt shale ball clay granite galena marble laterite bentonite phosphate kaolin Encouraging wider participation in beneficiation and

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40 3 5 Comparative Analysis of Solid Minerals in Nigeria with Sub Saharan Africa and Other Emerging Producing Countries rock and kaolin Limestone baryte uranium Limestone clay gold iron ore Cross River bentonite Kogi gemstone coal marble Zamfara Gold mica feldspar kaolin cassiterite Lignite gypsum nbsp

Comparative evaluation of clays from Abakaliki Formation African

its suitability as drilling mud when compared with commercial bentonite such as Wyoming bentonite improve Key words Abakaliki Formation drilling mud geotechnical analysis Wyoming bentonite Southeastern Nigeria INTRODUCTION Clay are generally beneficiation tests showed that the beneficiated clays

Journal of Sciences Suitability of Borno Bentonites as Drilling Mud

The qualitative laboratory suitability studies showed that Borno bentonites are suitable for Bentonitic clays occur in Dikwa Ngala New Marte Mongonu and Mafa areas of Borno State Nigeria Keywords Bentonite drilling mud montmorillonite Borno State beneficiation of the clay samples gave good promise for

Comparative Study of Basic Properties of Mud Prepared SciPress

9 Aug 2016 Keywords Rheological Bentonite Beneficiation Drilling mud America Petroleum Institute API Thixotropic pH Abstract This research study evaluates the performance of a local clay sample for drilling operations in Nigeria The rheological and the thixotropic properties as well as other parameters of

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Bioactivity of quaternary glass prepared from bentonite clay Jan 7 2016Department of ChemistryUniversity of LagosLagosNigeria 2 widely used silica source for solgel preparation of silicatebased bioact


In Nigeria bentonite deposits had been found in different part of the country An estimated reserve of tions for acid activation of Yola bentonite acid clay ratio acid concentration and the bleaching temperature II James O O Beneficiation and Bleaching Studies of Yola Montmorillonite Clay M Sc thesis Dept of


There are quite a number industries involved in the processing and beneficiation of Nigeria 39 s solid minerals with majority of them in the industrial minerals Kavitex monumental kaolin and the Global industrial raw materials company while Baryte and Bentonite are processed in Nasarawa and Edo States amongst others

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