Journal of
Petroleum and Gas Engineering

  • Abbreviation: J. Petroleum Gas Eng.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2677
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPGE
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 112

Full Length Research Paper

Utilization of shredded waste car tyres as a fracture seal material (FSM) in oil and gas drilling operations

Musaed N. J. AlAwad
  • Musaed N. J. AlAwad
  • College of Engineering, Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering Department, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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Fattah, K. A.
  • Fattah, K. A.
  • Petroleum Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.
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  •  Received: 11 April 2017
  •  Accepted: 10 May 2017
  •  Published: 30 May 2017


AlAwad M, Fattah KA (2017). Superior Fracture Seal Material Using Crushed Date Palm Seeds For Oil And Gas Well Drilling Operations. J. King. Saud. University-Eng. Sci. Online Article no. JKSUES229.


Amanullah Md (2016). Characteristics, Behavior and Performance of ARC Plug- A Date Seed-Based Sized Particulate LCM. SPE paper no. 182840-MS presented at the SPE-KSA Annual Technical Symposium and Exhibition held in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.


Arunesh K, Savari S (2011). Lost Circulation Control and Wellbore Strengthening: Looking Beyond Particle Size Distribution. AADE-11-NTCE-21,A paper presented at the AADE National Technical Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, USA.


Chellappah K, Arunesh K, Mark A (2015). Drilling Depleted Sands: Challenges Associated with Wellbore Strengthening Fluids. A paper presented at the SPE/IDAC drilling conference, London, U.K.


Contreras O, Gier H, Maen H, Runar N, Mortadha A (2014). Wellbore Strengthening in Sandstones by Means of Nonoparticles-Based Drilling Fluids. A paper presented at the SPE Deepwater Drilling and Completions Conference, Galvestone, Texas, USA.


Eco-Innovation Observatory (2015). (Waste): Recycling of Car Tyres. Available at: 



Matthew LM, Dale J, Robert JM (2013). Laboratory Apparatus Improves Simulation of Lost Circulation Conditions. AADE-13-FTCE-09, A presented at the AADE National Technical Conference and Exhibition, Oklahoma City, OK, USA.


Sanders MW, Steven Y, James F (2008). Development and Testing of Novel Additives for Improved Wellbore Stability and Reduced Losses. AADE-08-DF-HO-19, A paper prepared at the AADE Fluids Conference and Exhibition, Houston, Texas, USA.


Wang H, Brian FT, Mohamed S (2007). Fractured Wellbore Stress analysis: Sealing Cracks to Strenghten a Wellbore. A paper presented at the SPE/IDAC Drilling Conference, Amesterdam, The Netherlands.