By Svein Normann - October 06, 2017
Free water in cement slurries for oil and gas wells: Big trouble?
A cement slurry is basically made up of dry cement mixed with water in a correct ratio. Free water (or free fluid) is not the best-known property of a cement slurry. It often gets overlooked, and free water may cause big trouble.
First of all - what is it? Free water is defined as water not...