Unconventional oilfield drilling boosts hectorite prospects

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Tuesday, 29 January 2013

OFM Dubai: deeper oilfield drilling targeted by Western Lithium USA Corp.

The increasing trend in exploring for unconventional oil and gas deposits at greater depths, with the associated drilling environments of higher temperatures and pressures, is a welcome sign for consumption of hectorite in drilling fluids.

Certainly it is a trend that Western Lithium USA Corp. (WLC) is evaluating closely with...

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