How “Clean” is your Reservoir Drill-In Fluid?

The phrases “non-damaging” and “acid soluble material” are often used when talking about brine-based drilling fluids containing a mixture of xanthan viscosifier, starch fluid loss agent, and calcium carbonate bridging material. The inference is that any one or combination of these materials in a filter cake will protect the reservoir…

5 years on – a catch up with our Lab Chemist Adam Wood

Adam Wood celebrates his 5th year working at Clear Solutions this month! He has been a huge asset to the company from day one, and kept the cogs turning in the lab throughout the entire covid pandemic. We decided to have a chat with him to see what insights he…

World Water Week 2021

Water is the most abundant resource on the planet, covering 70% of our Earth’s surface, but did you know that only 3% is freshwater? And only 1% of that freshwater is actually available for human consumption? 1%!!  The rest is held in ice caps and glaciers, sequestered away in inaccessible…

The Story of Pure-Bore Zero

A couple of months ago I was sitting in a virtual classroom with a highly diverse bunch of interesting people. Accountants, business owners, students and environmental entrepreneurs, to name but a few.


Jamie Cliffe will be presenting 'Introducing a starch based solution for top hole drilling' at West African Well Engineering Forum 2020. The conference will take place on 20th Feb 2020 at Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana.