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We had small mud losses this morning (1 m3). The rate of penetration is very low, it is 0.5 m/hr. The drilling process will take some time. Image of the day.
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These cutting samples are taken this morning. It is 35 m depth. Cuttings show perfect carbonate crystals in the sample, indicating that we are intersecting small fractures.

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2012-09-13 We had small mud losses this morning (1 m3). The rate of penetration is very low, it is 0.5 m/hr. The drilling process will take some time.
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2012-09-12 30 m, low Rate Of Penetration of less 1 m/hr, drilling parameter 90 rpm, 450 l/min, 2.5 t Weight On Bit. Start pick up some shales. Rig's pump rate limited. Needs more pump capacity
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