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Improving slurry quality with environmental compliance

Applications Chemical use is highly regulated, and strict the cement job (better density control, optimized
Elimination of chemical anti- discharge regulations help ensure that chemicals mixing rates, etc.).
foaming fluids used pose no or very little harm to the environment.
The tool itself does not require a power supply. It
Operations in environmentally Schlumberger offers a mechanical device for also has no moving parts, so it is easy to install and
sensitive areas defoaming slurries that replaces chemical maintain.
Conventional and high-solids antifoaming fluids. The SlurryAirSeparator*
fraction cementing systems mechanical cement slurry defoamer uses the Proven results
hydrocyclone principle to separate entrained air The SlurryAirSeparator service effectively removed
from the cement slurry during the mixing process. air on a high-profile deepwater drilling rig in the
It can be used even with highly viscous slurries. North Sea. More than 1,400 m3 of slurry has been
Minimizes environmental
SlurryAirSeparator technology mechanically successfully de-aerated on more than 31 cement
removes entrained air in the cement slurry, mitigating jobs on 6 wells.
Enhances mixing effectiveness
foaming problems and reducing pump cavitation
Improves slurry quality and issues. This, in turn, improves the cement mixing Air
rheologic properties process and typically results in an improvement of Outlet tube


Slurry + air

Cyclone body


The SlurryAirSeparator tool requires no power supply and has

no moving parts, making it easy to install and maintain.

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