Sep 29

Just days ago, GN Solids Control has finished the fabrication of a new mud recycling system for a drilling rig in domestic China. This system is not designed with a big capacity, but it has full separation equipment as a solids control system, as complete as it could, with following equipment:

  1. GNZS-703F shale shaker, 2 sets. GNZS-703F is especially designed for the oil and gas industry’s solids control applications. It has 3 pieces of composite material frame shaker screens, mesh cloths are made of high quality stainless steel SS316L. The special sealing design of GN’s patent helps a lot for avoiding the leaking of shaker. Besides this shaker model, GN also has another model for oil and gas drilling projects, with 4 pcs of shaker screens for a longer mud route and a bigger treating capacity. And GN has several other shaker models, including double deck shaker and mini shaker, all equipped with composite material frame screens as per API RP 13C standard.
  2. GNZJ-752F-2S Desander 1 set. It is a desander for a 1000GPM capacity, with a small underflow shaker. The desander is used for separating out the particles between 40 to 70 microns, normally, hydrocyclones larger than 8 inch diameter are called desanders, while smaller than 6 inch diameter are so called desilters. GN always use 10 inch desanders, and based on system requested treating capacity, quantities are always 1 set, 2 sets or 3.
  3. GNZJ-752-12N Desilter 1 set. The general structure of this desilter with underflow shaker is same as the desander, just with smaller size hydrocyclones. It is used for treating out particles larger than 20 microns.
  4. GNLW452 decanter centrifuge. It is a big bowl centrifuge with a small length diameter ratio. It is an economic model, serving a middle speed, for separating out particles between 5 to 7 microns.
    All above mentioned equipment, alongside with a mixing unit, are located on 2 mud tanks as a complete system. If you have same need or need other customized mud systems, welcome to contact us freely.

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Sep 18

Xinjiang is located in most northwest of China, and in Xinjiang, there are rich oil reservations which brings to the region and country wealth. Meanwhile, Xinjiang Province is one of the most beautiful places in the world, where there are pretty meadows, great mountains, and clear lakes. In order to utilize the resources without bringing damage to the environment, the drilling companies and contractors must pay attention to how to safely and efficiently treat the drilling cuttings.
As per the different drilling fluids used for the oil and gas exploration, there are mainly 3 kinds of drilling fluids, water based mud, oil based mud and synthetic based mud. Among those 3, the oil based mud is the most popular one to be used. In this case, the oil based mud is used for the project in Xinjiang, and GN Solids Control supplied a proposal with following equipment for further treatment of drilling cuttings from oil based mud solids control system, from the shaker discharge:

  1. Vertical cuttings dryer GNCD930, which is designed for the oil based mud drilling cuttings, by using the suitable screen basket among 0.25mm,0.3mm and 0.5mm, the oil on cuttings could be reduced to 0.05% after discharge.
  2. Decanter centrifuge GNLW363-VFD, a middle sized high speed decanter centrifuge for further treatment of drilling cuttings saved from vertical cuttings dryer. The high speed centrifuge can efficiently remove the particles between 2 to 5 microns.
  3. Centrifuge feeding pump and vertical cuttings dryer flushing pump. Both pumps are screw pumps from Netsch brand, who has been cooperating with GN company for years.
  4. conveyors for transferring cuttings. GN has been making screw conveyors for years, and GN Screw conveyors are of high quality. Besides the screw conveyor, for drilling cuttings transferring, GN also has vacuum pump available.
    For more information, welcome to contact GN freely.

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Sep 03

Each drilling rig need a complete set for drilling fluids clarification system. Such system can reduce the discharge of waste, for one thing, it can help with recovery of as much as drilling fluids, for second thing, the dried discharged solids are easier to be transported. Those functions seem more important in offshore projects than in land rigs.
For separation performance, there are not so many differences between the land rigs’ and the offshores’, but there are some more requests for offshores because of the off-land locations and the limited space. Normally, the solids control system for offshores should be better more compact, providing same capacity, and meanwhile, it has quite strict limit on total weight and quite high standards on lifting parts. For example, most of offshore components are requested to have DNV certificate designs or at list DNV certified lifting parts.
For this offshore project, GN Solids Control has provided to the client following equipment:

  1. One set of shale shaker. Shale shaker is one of GN’s core products. Each year, GN makes and sells more than 200 sets of shale shakers, some with 2 pcs of screens, most of 3 pcs of screens, while some using 4 pcs screens.
  2. One set of mud cleaner. With a compact design as combination of desander and desilters, mud cleaners are more and more popular than the single desander or desilters.
  3. Centrifugal degasser. This kind of degasser occupies smaller footprint than traditional vacuum degassers.
  4. GNLW Decanter centrifuge, as the 4th phase of separation equipment. It is a 18 inch big bowl decanter centrifuge.
    In this compact mud clarification unit, totally 5 steps separation and 4 steps solids control are involved. For more information, welcome to contact GN directly.

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Aug 15

Solids control is the traditional product of GN Solids Control ever since GN’s establishment 12 years ago. And as all other Chinese manufacturers, GN’s products were mostly used for land rigs. But in recent years, as GN’s development and GN products’ improvement both in designs and in international certifications, GN’s equipment were accepted by more and more countries, even in Australia, Europe and USA, and, step by step, more and more offshore drilling contractors are using more and more GN equipment in their offshore platforms.
Just recently, GN finished a set of mud recycling system for an offshore contactor, as picture below. And this system is combined by full set of separation steps on a compact mud tank. Including:

  1. One set of shale shaker. GN has several optional shaker models, while mostly used for oil and gas drilling is GNZS703 and GNZS594, with 3 or 4 pieces of shaker screens. All GN shakers are equipped with composite material frame screens with long service life and accurate API numbers.
  2. GNZJ mud cleaner, a compact combination of desander and desilter, for separation particles of 70 microns and 40 microns, fed by centrifugal pumps.
  3. Centrifugal pumps for feeding the desander and desilter cyclones. GNSB Series centrifugal pumps are fully interchangeable with Misson Magnum pumps even in spare parts. And GN is using hard alloy for the main part of pump, like the pump casing and impeller for longer service life.
  4. Centrifugal degasser 1 set. Degasser is used to remove the bubbles inside drilling mud to protect the pumps or other equipment in next steps, and also help to increase the mud quality.
  5. Decanter centrifuge, for separating out the particles from 2 to 5 microns.

Above mentioned equipment are located on a mud tank with compact structure to ensure the easy transportation. Below the tank, there’s a screw conveyor for collecting the discharges.
If you need such system or similar system, please contact GN, we have professional engineers to give the most suitable design for your projects.


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Aug 07

NO DIG DOWN UNDER exhibition will start in next month in Melbourne, in Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center. This will be a big event in Asia Pacific area, and lots of international big players in No-Dig industry will attend the exhibition, bringing their equipment or services, for example the Vermeer, NATEE, WATERAID… During the four days, the exhibitors and visitors will have a good chance to know each other and exchange information and explore business opportunities.
GN Solids Control, as one of the international leading brands in mud recycling systems and equipment, will have 2 adjacent booths in this exhibition, bringing equipment and spare parts. GN Booth No. is 009+011, and GN Asia Pacific sales team will attend the exhibition.
What GN will bring to exhibition?

  1. Shale shaker. GN will show a small shale shaker to the exhibition, with 2 shaker screens each with dimensions 750*900mm, composite material frame. This is the smallest shaker GN provides, but can fully show GN Shakers’ quality.
  2. Decanter centrifuge. If you say shaker is common and easy to make for every solids control manufacturer, you have the point. And centrifuge can better express a manufacturer’s producing capability. GN is quite professional in centrifuge fabrication, and GN makes centrifuges with bowl sizes ranging from 9 inch to 30 inch.
  3. Shaker screens. Shaker screens are the most important spare part for a shale shaker. And if you are choosing a right screen manufacturer providing shaker screens with long service life, you are saving money. GN Solids Control has a separate screen factory equipped with automatic screen producing line. By using cutting and welding robots, the high quality is achieved and kept stable.
    Welcome to come to our booth for more information. See you in September.

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Jul 31

This is a hot summer of year 2019, and staff of GN Solids Control are also in a hot mood, because the summer brings the yearly vacation held by the company. This year, the tour was arranged at a wonderful and beautiful seashore park, the fishing island. It is located at Qinhuangdao, the most famous tourisn place of Hebei Province.
Qinhuangdao is a city by the sea, which is also an ancient border with mountains and great walls. In mordern time, both the greatwall and the sea shore become tourist attactions. Fish Island is a newly built tourist attraction in Qinhuangdao, which is a combination of fancy hotels, hot spring spas and nice restaurants. Also there is a Carnival inside it, with such things like roller coaster and merry-go-round. It is children’s fairytell land and also perfect leisure place for adults.
In year 2018, GN Solids Control achieved a high level, of both sale room value and techinial development. Such achievement involves everyone’s efforts. And in year 2019, although just half of year has past, GN has accomplished one year’s target. During the tour, all tasks was put behind and everyone had a good time.
It is also a part of Mr Zhou’s dream, which is bringing more happiness for his staff and team, and he made it.

About GN Solids Control:
1. GN Solids Control is the leading solids control manufacturer in China and also one of the most famous brand in this industry in the world.
2. GN Solids Control’s headquarter is in Hebei Province, China, which is located only 40km from Beijing. In the same industry zone, GN has established the 2nd factory especially for shaker screens, decanter centrifuge and centrifugal pumps. Now the 3rd factroy is under built in Tangshan. And the 3rd one will be bigger than the first 2 together.
3. GN Solids Control has branches in Houston, USA and Mescow, Russia. And GN has partners in many countries and regions. Also, GN’s products are sold to more than 70 countries and regions in the world.


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