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Steve Sonnier

EVP of Operations

Blog Post by Steve Sonnier

September 11, 2023

Drilling Wells for Carbon Sequestration in Salt Caverns

The emphasis on environmentally responsible solutions in the oil and gas industry has surged in recent years. Salt ...
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March 22, 2022

Five things you don’t have to worry about with Panther Drilling Fluids Management

Today’s drilling programs are affected by much more than the price of oil. Weather, supply chain, energy policy, and an ...
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November 3, 2021

Innovation Spurs New Methods to Combat Lost Circulation

Lost circulation, where drilling fluid is lost to the formation, is one of the oldest challenges that drillers face. ...
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November 2, 2021

Food By-Products Used as Drilling Mud Additives: A Possible Win-Win for Drillers

Global energy demand is increasing and the environmental effect of drilling a well continues to be critical. More and ...
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February 22, 2021

Anticipating Lost Circulation - A Proactive Approach Can Help Avoid Downtime and Reduce Costs

Problems caused by losing circulation while drilling can range from minor (small drilling mud losses to the formation) ...
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February 4, 2021

Drilling with Non Water-Based Drilling Fluids - A Look at the Options

Courtesy Drilling fluid performs many functions while drilling, but one of the most important roles ...
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January 14, 2021

Four Ways to Shave Days From Your Drilling Program with Better Fluids Management

A sound completion fluids design program can result in many benefits for the operator: cleaner drilling mud to help the ...
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December 6, 2020

Glossary of Common Drilling Fluid Additives and Chemicals

To maintain mud properties during drilling, various additives and chemicals are typically added over the course of the ...
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November 27, 2020

Benefits of a Total Drilling Fluid Management System

Panther Fluids Management provides operators with a complete, integrated drilling fluid management package that bundles ...
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September 9, 2020

Using Drilling Fluid Additives to Increase Performance in HPHT Wells, the Search Continues

Drilling mud selection requires thorough well planning, expertise and experience. Factors to be considered in selecting ...
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