A method of treating a borehole is provided, wherein the method comprises introducing a drilling fluid into a borehole, wherein the drilling fluid comprises an ionic liquid. In particular, the ionic liquid may comprise a single ionic liquid, i.e. only one kind of anion and one kind of cation, or may comprise a mixture of different ionic liquids, e.g. may comprise several different anions and/or several different cations.
|IPC||C09K 8/ 035 A I|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Apr 2012|