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synthetic/brine ratio

1. n. [Drilling Fluids]

Ratio of the volume percent synthetic fluid to the volume percent brine in a synthetic mud, where each is expressed as a percent of the total liquid in the mud. The SBR is calculated in an analogous way to the oil/brine ratio using data from the retort test.

Alternate Form: SBR

See: calcium testchloride testoil/water ratiosynsynthetic-base mudwater, oil, and solids test