Petroleum and natural gas industries - Drilling fluid materials - Specifications and tests (ISO 13500:2008)

ISO 13500:2008 covers physical properties and test procedures for materials manufactured for use in oil- and gas-well drilling fluids. The materials covered are barite, haematite, bentonite, nontreated bentonite, OCMA-grade bentonite, attapulgite, sepiolite, technical-grade low-viscosity carboxymethylcellulose (CMC‑LVT), technical-grade high-viscosity carboxymethylcellulose (CMC-HVT), starch, low-viscosity polyanionic cellulose (PAC-LV), high-viscosity polyanionic cellulose (PAC-HV) and drilling-grade Xanthomonas campestris (Xanthan gum).
ISO 13500:2008 is intended for the use of manufacturers of named products.

Erdöl- und Erdgasindustrie - Bohrspülungen - Spezifikationen und Prüfungen (ISO 13500:2008)

Industries du pétrole et du gaz naturel - Produits pour fluides de forage - Spécifications et essais (ISO 13500:2008)

L'ISO 13500:2008 traite des propriétés physiques et des procédures d'essai relatives aux produits fabriqués en vue d'être utilisés dans les fluides de forage des puits de pétrole et de gaz. Les produits concernés sont la baryte, l'hématite, la bentonite, la bentonite non traitée, la bentonite de qualité OCMA (Oil Company Materials Association), l'attapulgite, la sépiolite, la carboxyméthylcellulose technique de basse viscosité (CMC‑LVT), la carboxyméthylcellulose technique de haute viscosité (CMC-HVT), l'amidon, la cellulose polyanionique de basse viscosité (PAC-LV), la cellulose polyanionique de haute viscosité (PAC-HV) et Xanthomonas campestris de qualité de forage (gomme Xanthane). L'ISO 13500:2008 est destinée à être utilisé par les fabricants des produits cités.

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Petroleum and natural gas industries - Drilling fluid materials - Specifications and tests

(ISO 13500:2008)
Erdöl- und Erdgasindustrie - Bohrspülungen - Spezifikationen und Prüfungen (ISO
13500:2008)

Industries du pétrole et du gaz naturel - Produits pour fluides de forage - Spécifications

et essais (ISO 13500:2008)
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: EN ISO 13500:2008
ICS:
75.180.10 Oprema za raziskovanje in Exploratory and extraction
odkopavanje equipment
SIST EN ISO 13500:2009 en,fr

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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EUROPEAN STANDARD
EN ISO 13500
NORME EUROPÉENNE
EUROPÄISCHE NORM
November 2008
ICS 75.180.10 Supersedes EN ISO 13500:2006
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Petroleum and natural gas industries - Drilling fluid materials -
Specifications and tests (ISO 13500:2008)

Industries du pétrole et du gaz naturel - Produits pour Erdöl- und Erdgasindustrie - Bohrspülungen -

fluides de forage - Spécifications et essais (ISO Spezifikationen und Prüfungen (ISO 13500:2008)

13500:2008)
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Foreword..............................................................................................................................................................3

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Foreword

This document (EN ISO 13500:2008) has been prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 67 "Materials,

equipment and offshore structures for petroleum and natural gas industries" in collaboration with Technical

Committee CEN/TC 12 “Materials, equipment and offshore structures for petroleum, petrochemical and

natural gas industries” the secretariat of which is held by AFNOR.

This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard, either by publication of an identical

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rights. CEN [and/or CENELEC] shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

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The text of ISO 13500:2008 has been approved by CEN as a EN ISO 13500:2008 without any modification.

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INTERNATIONAL ISO
STANDARD 13500
Third edition
2008-11-01
Petroleum and natural gas industries —
Drilling fluid materials — Specifications
and tests
Industries du pétrole et du gaz naturel — Produits pour fluides de
forage — Spécifications et essais
Reference number
ISO 13500:2008(E)
ISO 2008
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Foreword............................................................................................................................................................ iv

Introduction ........................................................................................................................................................ v

1 Scope ..................................................................................................................................................... 1

2 Normative references ........................................................................................................................... 1

3 Terms, definitions, symbols and abbreviations ................................................................................ 1

4 Requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 4

5 Calibration ............................................................................................................................................. 4

6 Packaged material .............................................................................................................................. 11

7 Barite.................................................................................................................................................... 13

8 Haematite (hematite)............................................................................................................................ 22

9 Bentonite ............................................................................................................................................. 30

10 Non-treated bentonite......................................................................................................................... 34

11 OCMA grade bentonite....................................................................................................................... 36

12 Attapulgite ........................................................................................................................................... 40

13 Sepiolite ............................................................................................................................................... 43

14 Technical-grade low-viscosity CMC (CMC-LVT).............................................................................. 46

15 Technical-grade high-viscosity CMC (CMC-HVT)............................................................................ 50

16 Starch................................................................................................................................................... 55

17 Low-viscosity polyanionic cellulose (PAC-LV)................................................................................ 59

18 High-viscosity polyanionic cellulose (PAC-HV) .............................................................................. 66

19 Drilling-grade xanthan gum ............................................................................................................... 71

Annex A (informative) Mineral impurities in barite ....................................................................................... 83

Annex B (informative) Test precision............................................................................................................. 84

Annex C (informative) Examples of calculations .......................................................................................... 89

Bibliography ..................................................................................................................................................... 93

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Foreword

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(ISO member bodies). The work of preparing International Standards is normally carried out through ISO

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established has the right to be represented on that committee. International organizations, governmental and

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International Standard requires approval by at least 75 % of the member bodies casting a vote.

Attention is drawn to the possibility that some of the elements of this document may be the subject of patent

rights. ISO shall not be held responsible for identifying any or all such patent rights.

ISO 13500 was prepared by Technical Committee ISO/TC 67, Materials, equipment and offshore structures

for petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries, Subcommittee SC 3, Drilling and completion fluids,

and well cements.

This third edition cancels and replaces the second edition (ISO 13500:2006), subclauses 7.1.2/Table 2, 7.3.1,

8.5.2, 8.6.5, 8.13.4, 10.2.5, 11.4, 14.4.3, and 15.4.3 of which have been technically revised. Clause 17 on low-

viscosity polyanionic cellulose, Clause 18 on high-viscosity polyanionic cellulose, and Clause 19 on drilling-

grade xanthan gum have been added.
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Introduction

This International Standard covers materials that are in common usage in petroleum and natural-gas drilling

fluids. These materials are used in bulk quantities, can be purchased from multiple sources and are available

as commodity products. No single-source or limited-source products are included, nor are speciality products.

International Standards are published to facilitate communication between purchasers and manufacturers, to

provide interchangeability between similar equipment and materials purchased from different manufacturers

and/or at different times and to provide an adequate level of safety when the equipment or materials are

utilized in the manner and for the purposes intended. This International Standard provides minimum

requirements and is not intended to inhibit anyone from purchasing or producing materials to other standards.

This International Standard is substantially based on API Spec 13A, 16th Edition, February 1, 2004. The

purpose of this International Standard is to provide product specifications for barite, haematite, bentonite,

nontreated bentonite, Oil Companies' Materials Association (OCMA) grade bentonite, attapulgite, sepiolite,

technical-grade low-viscosity carboxymethylcellulose (CMC-LVT), technical-grade high-viscosity

carboxymethylcellulose (CMC-HVT), starch, low-viscosity polyanionic cellulose, high-viscosity polyanionic

cellulose and drilling-grade Xanthomaonas campestris.

The intent of the document is to incorporate all International Standards for drilling fluid materials into an ISO-

formatted document. A survey of the industry found that only the American Petroleum Institute (API) issued

testing procedures and specification standards for these materials.

Reference to OCMA materials has been included in API work, as the OCMA and subsequent holding

committees were declared defunct, and all specifications were submitted to API in 1983.

Annex A (informative) lists the mineral impurities in barite, Annex B (informative) provides the test precision

and Annex C (informative) details examples of calculations.
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INTERNATIONAL STANDARD ISO 13500:2008(E)
Petroleum and natural gas industries — Drilling fluid
materials — Specifications and tests
1 Scope

This International Standard covers physical properties and test procedures for materials manufactured for use

in oil- and gas-well drilling fluids. The materials covered are barite, haematite, bentonite, nontreated bentonite,

OCMA-grade bentonite, attapulgite, sepiolite, technical-grade low-viscosity carboxymethylcellulose

(CMC-LVT), technical-grade high-viscosity carboxymethylcellulose (CMC-HVT), starch, low-viscosity

polyanionic cellulose (PAC-LV), high-viscosity polyanionic cellulose (PAC-HV) and drilling-grade

Xanthomonas campestris (Xanthan gum). This International Standard is intended for the use of manufacturers

of named products.
2 Normative references

The following referenced documents are indispensable for the application of this document. For dated

references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced

document (including any amendments) applies.

ISO 6780, Flat pallets for intercontinental materials handling — Principal dimensions and tolerances

ISO 10414-1:2008, Petroleum and natural gas industries — Field testing of drilling fluids — Part 1: Water-

based fluids
ASTM D422, Standard Test Method for Particle-Size Analysis of Soils
ASTM E11, Standard Specification for Wire Cloth and Sieves for Testing Purposes
ASTM E161, Standard Specification for Precision Electroformed Sieves
ASTM E77, Standard Test Method for Inspection and Verification of Thermometers

ASTM E177, Standard Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

NIST (NBS) Monograph 150, Liquid-In-Glass Thermometry
3 Terms, definitions, symbols and abbreviations
3.1 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
3.1.1
ACS reagent grade

chemicals that meet purity standards as specified by the American Chemical Society (ACS)

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3.1.2
flash side

side containing residue (“flash”) from stamping, or the side with concave indentation

3.2 Symbols and abbreviations
ACS American Chemical Society
API American Petroleum Institute
APME Association of Plastic Manufacturers in Europe
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
EDTA Ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid
CAS Chemical Abstracts Service
CMC-HVT Carboxymethylcellulose — High-viscosity, technical-grade
CMC-LVT Carboxymethylcellulose — Low-viscosity, technical-grade
OCMA Oil Companies' Materials Association
NBS National Bureau of Standards
NIST National Institute of Standards and Technology
TC to contain
TD to deliver
B hydrometer correction curve intercept
b yield point/plastic viscosity ratio

D equivalent particle diameter immediately greater than 6 µm, determined in Equation (9)

D equivalent particle diameter immediately less than 6 µm, determined in Equation (9)

D equivalent spherical diameter, expressed in micrometres
C calibration correction
C 40 times the EDTA volume, expressed in millilitres
K sample constant
L effective depth, expressed in centimetres
log(η /η ) correction for temperature variance
20 θ
M hydrometer correction curve slope
m sample mass, expressed in grams
m residue mass, expressed in grams
m mass of the 425 µm sieve, expressed in grams
m mass of 425 µm sieve and sample retained, expressed in grams
m mass passing through a 425 µm sieve, expressed in grams
m mass of the bottom receiver, expressed in grams
m mass of the bottom receiver and sample content, expressed in grams
m mass of sample passing through a 75 µm sieve, expressed in grams
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R hydrometer reading
R average hydrometer reading at lower temperature
R average hydrometer reading at higher temperature
R viscometer dial reading at 600 r/min
600
R viscometer dial reading at 300 r/min
300
S sample test value
t time, expressed in minutes
V total filtrate volume, expressed in millilitres

V filtrate volume, expressed in millilitres, collected between 7,5 min and 30 min

V initial volume, expressed in millilitres
V final volume, expressed in millilitres
V volume EDTA used, expressed in millilitres
V volume of filtrate used, expressed in millilitres
w mass fraction residue of particles greater than 75 µm, expressed in percent
w cumulative percent for point immediately greater than 6 µm
w cumulative percent for point immediately less than 6 µm
w cumulative percent less than 6 µm

w mass fraction residue of particles greater than 45 µm, expressed in percent (see 8.9.6)

w mass fraction moisture, expressed in percent
w cumulative percent finer
w soluble alkaline earth metals as calcium, expressed in milligrams per kilogram
AEM
w mass fraction of sample passing through a 75 µm sieve, expressed in percent
w mass fraction passing through a 425 µm sieve, expressed in percent
425
ρ sample density, expressed in grams per millilitre
θ temperature, expressed in degrees Celsius or degrees Fahrenheit
θ average temperature reading at lower temperature
θ average temperature reading at higher temperature
η apparent viscosity, expressed in centipoise
η viscosity of water, expressed in millipascal seconds
η 1,002, is the viscosity of water at 20 °C (68 °F)
η viscosity at desired temperature (see Table 3)
η plastic viscosity, expressed in millipascal·seconds
η yield point, expressed in pounds per 100 ft
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4 Requirements
4.1 Quality control instructions

All quality control work shall be controlled by manufacturer's documented instructions, which include

appropriate methodology and quantitative or qualitative acceptance criteria.
4.2 Use of test calibration materials in checking testing procedures

4.2.1 Test calibration barite and test calibration bentonite can be obtained by contacting the API . The

calibration test materials are shipped in a 7,6 l (2 gal) plastic container.

4.2.2 The API office forwards the request to the designated custodian for further handling. The test

calibration products are furnished with a certificate of calibration giving the established values for each

property and the confidence limits within which a laboratory's results shall fall.

4.2.3 The custodian shall furnish a certificate of analysis for each sample.

4.2.4 For calibration requirements of API test calibration materials, refer to 5.2.11 and 5.3.10.

4.2.5 API standard evaluation base clay (formerly OCMA base clay; not OCMA grade bentonite): stocks of

API standard evaluation base clay have been set aside and can be ordered through the API.

4.3 Records retention

All records specified in this International Standard shall be maintained for a minimum of five years from the

date of preparation.
5 Calibration
5.1 Coverage

5.1.1 Clause 5 covers calibration procedures and calibration intervals for laboratory equipment and

reagents specified. For laboratory items not listed, the manufacturer shall develop procedures where deemed

appropriate.

5.1.2 The manufacturer shall control, calibrate, verify and maintain the laboratory equipment and reagents

used in this International Standard for measuring product conformance to International Standard requirements.

5.1.3 The manufacturer shall maintain and use laboratory equipment and reagents in a manner such that

measurement uncertainty is known and meets required measurement capability.

5.1.4 The manufacturer shall document and maintain calibration procedures, including details of laboratory

equipment and reagent type, identification number, frequency of checks, acceptance criteria and corrective

action that shall be taken when results are unsatisfactory.

5.1.5 The manufacturer shall establish and document responsibility for administration of the calibration

program, and responsibility for corrective action.

5.1.6 The manufacturer shall document and maintain calibration records for laboratory equipment and

reagents; shall periodically review these records for trends, sudden shifts or other signals of approaching

malfunction; and shall identify each item with a suitable indicator or approved identification record to show

calibration status.

1) American Petroleum Institute, 1220 L Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20005-4070, USA.

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5.2 Equipment requiring calibration
5.2.1 Volumetric glassware

Laboratory volumetric glassware used for final acceptance, including Le Chatelier flasks, pipettes, and

burettes, are usually calibrated by the supplier. Manufacturers of products to this International Standard shall

document evidence of glassware calibration prior to use. Supplier certification is acceptable. Calibration may

be checked gravimetrically. Periodic recalibration is not required.
5.2.2 Laboratory thermometers

5.2.2.1 The manufacturer shall calibrate all laboratory thermometers used in measuring product

conformance to standards against a secondary reference thermometer. The secondary reference

thermometer shall show evidence of calibration as performed against NIST-certified master instruments, in

accordance with the procedures specified by ASTM E77 and NIST (NBS) Monograph 150.

5.2.2.2 Calibration — Thermometers

5.2.2.2.1 Place the thermometer being calibrated side by side with a secondary reference thermometer into

a constant-temperature water bath (or suitable container of 4 l or more, filled with water, on a counter in a

constant-temperature room) and allow to equilibrate for at least 1 h.
5.2.2.2.2 Read both thermometers and record readings.

5.2.2.2.3 Repeat readings throughout at least a 1 h interval to obtain a minimum of four readings.

5.2.2.2.4 Calculate the average and the range of readings for each thermometer. The difference between

the range of readings for each thermometer shall not exceed ± 0,1 °C (± 0,2 °F), or the smallest scale division

on the thermometer being calibrated.

5.2.2.2.5 Calculate the average deviation of the thermometer reading from the secondary reference

thermometer reading. Calculate and document the correction for each thermometer.
5.2.3 Laboratory balances

5.2.3.1 The manufacturer shall calibrate the laboratory balances periodically in the range of use with

NIST class P, grade 3, or better weights.

5.2.3.2 The manufacturer shall service and adjust balances whenever calibration indicates a problem.

5.2.4 Sieves

Sieves shall be in accordance with ASTM E11 and ASTM E161 and have approximate dimensions of 76 mm

(3 in) in diameter and 69 mm (2,75 in) from top of frame to wire cloth.
5.2.5 Hydrometer

5.2.5.1 The manufacturer shall calibrate each hydrometer with the dispersant solution used in the

sedimentation procedure.
5.2.5.2 Calibration — Hydrometer

5.2.5.2.1 Calibrate each hydrometer using the same concentration dispersant solution as is used in the test,

at temperatures spanning the anticipated test temperatures, and by reading the top rather than the bottom of

the meniscus. Calibrate each hydrometer using the procedure in 5.2.5.2.2 to 5.2.5.2.9.

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5.2.5.2.2 Prepare 1 l of dispersant solution, as follows.

a) Place 125 ml ± 2 ml (127 g ± 2 g) of dispersant solution from test procedure (7.11.1 and 7.12.2) into a 1 l

volumetric flask.
b) Dilute to the 1 000 ml mark with deionized water. Mix thoroughly.

5.2.5.2.3 Place the dispersant solution in a sedimentation cylinder. Then place the cylinder in a constant-

temperature bath. Set bath temperature to the lowest expected temperature for any actual test. Allow to reach

equilibrium ± 0,2 °C (± 0,4 °F). Insert the hydrometer being calibrated and wait at least 5 min for the

hydrometer and solution to reach bath temperature.

5.2.5.2.4 Take a hydrometer reading at the top of the meniscus formed by the stem and take a

thermometer reading. Repeat readings at least 5 min apart so as to obtain a minimum of four readings each.

5.2.5.2.5 Calculate the average hydrometer reading and designate as R . Calculate the average

temperature reading and designate as θ .

5.2.5.2.6 Repeat 5.2.5.2.3 and 5.2.5.2.4, except set bath temperature to highest expected test temperature.

Calculate the average hydrometer and temperature readings and designate these readings as R and θ .

2 2

5.2.5.2.7 Calculate the hydrometer correction curve slope, M , as given in Equation (1):

R − R
( )
M = 1000 (1)
θ −θ
where
R is the average hydrometer reading at lower temperature;
R is the average hydrometer reading at higher temperature;
θ is the average temperature reading at lower temperature;
θ is the average temperature reading at higher temperature.

The temperature may be measured in either degrees Celsius or degrees Fahrenheit, so long as all

measurements and calculations are consistent in units (including subsequent use of the hydrometer in routine

test situations).

5.2.5.2.8 Calculate the hydrometer correction curve intercept, B , as given in Equation (2):

BM=×θ+⎡⎤R− 1× 1000 (2)
()()
cc 1 1
where
M is the hydrometer correction curve slope;
θ is the average thermometer reading at the lower temperature;
R is the average hydrometer reading at the lower temperature.

5.2.5.2.9 Record M , B and the hydrometer serial number in a permanent calibration record and on the

c c
data sheet used in the calculations in 7.13 and 8.13.
For hydrometer calibration, example data sheet and calculation, see Clause C.1.
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5.2.6 Motor-driven, direct-indicating viscometer

5.2.6.1 The specifications for a direct-indicating viscometer are given in ISO 10414-1 and reproduced

here for reference:
a) rotor sleeve:
⎯ inside diameter: 36,83 mm (1,450 in),
⎯ total length: 87,0 mm (3,425 in),

⎯ scribed line: 58,4 mm (2,30 in) above the bottom of sleeve, with two rows of 3,18 mm

(0,125 in) holes spaced 120° (2,09 rad) apart, around rotor sleeve just below
scribed line;
b) bob, closed, with flat base and tapered top:
⎯ diameter: 34,49 mm (1,358 in),
⎯ cylinder length: 38,0 mm (1,496
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