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What is the difference between drilling fluid and drilling mud?

Drilling Fluids

Both liquid and mud are used to drill boreholes but the difference between drilling fluid and drilling mud is composition. One term is often used for the other, but strictly speaking gaseous drilling fluid, using an array of gases, is a fluid. But fluids that are water or oil based are called mud How Are Drilling Fluid and Drilling Mud Used Differently? Using drilling […]