Drilling Industry Glossary
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Alkalinity mud (pom) (cc/cc) indicates the alkalinity level of an oil-based mud. Alkalinity of the mud and filtrate is a result of the presence of bicarbonate, carbonate, and hydroxides, of calcium magnesium, sodium and other cations.
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