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  • Natural Gas Engines Replace Diesel On Drilling Rigs

    HOUSTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With diesel prices remaining high, Antero Resources and Patterson-UTI Drilling were seeking a viable option to reduce fuel costs, a major expense when ...


  • Eaton’s new hp30 motors enhance overall performance of SIMCO drilling rigs

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced that SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. of Osceola, Iowa, has selected Eaton’s new Char-Lynn HP30 Series motors for its SIMCO 2800 HS (HT) drilling rigs, resulting in enhanced overall performance. The HP30 high-pressure disc valve motors power standard drillheads on the all-hydraulic, tophead-drive rotary drills used for ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating efficiencies in order to drive productivity and ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Concentrated on self drilling rock bolt manufacturing-Sinorock

    Sinorock is the supplier of self drilling rock bolt systems.We supply couplings, hollow core drill bits and other hardware for ground support and shoring anchors.We also manufacture ground support hardware like adapter coupling and special order accessories. The Sinorock self drilling rock bolt system is especially ...


    By sinorock

  • PGI Energy Near Completion of Two Drilling Rigs Under Its $68 Million Contract With Its Subsidiary PGI Engineering & Manufacturing

    PGI Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: PGIE) announces near completion of two drilling rigs under its $68 million contract with its subsidiary business PGI Engineering & Manufacturing formerly known as Structural Dynamics Engineering. PGI entered into an agreement to sell eight drilling rigs to PT Rebana Energi Corpindo for $68.6 million. We are near ...


    By Marketwire

  • New Vermeer directional drill has power of a maxi rig in a self-contained drill

    Vermeer introduced its newest addition to the Navigator family of horizontal directional drills at the 2013 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition. The D220x300 Navigator HDD has 242,100 pounds (1076.9 kN) of thrust/pullback and 30,200 foot-pounds (40,945.8 Nm) of rotational torque. “As energy demands continue to grow — and with increased exploration of ...


    By Vermeer

  • Eyeing Gas Boom in China, HongHua Group Signs Agreement for GE Waukesha Gas Engines to Power Drill Rigs

    With China seeking to boost its production of unconventional gas supplies to meet Asia’s growing energy needs, GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) and China’s leading drill rig ...


    By General Electric

  • Global and China Offshore Rig Industry Report, 2011

    Offshore rig can be divided into 8 categories, i.e., drill barge, drillship, inland barge, jack-up, platform rig, semisub, submersible and tender. As of Dec.15, 2011, there had been 48 drill barges, 73 drillships, 74 inland barges, 491 jack-ups, 250 platform rigs, 210 semisubs, 5 submersibles and 40 tenders. Drillship, jack-up and semisub are the most common. As of Dec.15, 2011, there had been 54 ...


  • Introducing the LS250 MiniSonic, a Versatile Compact Sonic Rig

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services and drilling products, is proud to introduce the LS™250 MiniSonic™, a compact rig suitable for a wide variety of environmental, geotechnical, water and mining projects. Capable of drilling to depths of up to 250 feet (78m) when used with 4.75 ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Tervita Signs Exclusive Agreement for First 'Green' Rig

    Tervita Corporation, a leading North American environmental and energy services company, is shaping the future of the service rig industry by entering into an exclusive lease agreement with TTS Energy Canada Ltd. for the first rack and pinion service rig on the continent. This innovative rig technology is safer and more environmentally-friendly than traditional rigs. It requires fewer workers ...


    By Marketwire

  • Drilling into the Albermarle sound

    The bore into the Albemarle Sound was part of the Currituck County Mainland Water Treatment Plant Reverse Osmosis Expansion project. The concentrate water (or reject water) from the reverse osmosis process is brackish and must be discharged into a receiving water of similar quality. The County was forced to discharge the concentrate water at the mouth of the North River and Albemarle Sound, 21 ...


    By Universal HDD

  • GFS Corp´s New Bi Fuel Solution for Stationary Diesel Engines, the EVO-SP System, Yields Impressive Results in Initial Test on Drill Rig Installations

    Recent testing on drill rigs in the Barnett Shale Region in Texas where GFS Corp has installed its latest product offering, the EVO-SP™ System on drill rig generator sets has yielded impressive results. The EVO-SP™ System is a bi fuel, natural gas + diesel, conversion allowing higher natural gas substitution rates than those previously attainable on dynamic diesel engine ...


    By PRWeb

  • ES-KSN vertical cutting dryer used in drilling

    ES-KSN cuttings dryer  is about to be on Display in CIPPE 2014.You are very welcome to visit us at E2160! Xi’an KOSUN Machinery Co., Ltd.(KOSUN for short) would like to invite you to join them at CIPPE 2014, which is being held from Mar. 19th to 21st at the New China International Exhibition Center ...


  • Torque Test Ensures Reliability of Steerable Drills

    Hydrocarbon drilling accuracy has been increased tenfold by using adapted advanced aerospace guidance systems. And an equally innovative torque sensor ensures efficiency during the equipment's regular programmed maintenance. ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Boart Longyear Launches MDR700, the Next Generation Underground Coring Rig with Advanced Mobility

    Boart Longyear announced the launch of the new MDR700, the next generation underground coring rig with advanced mobility. The MDR700 is a powerful rig that utilizes proven Boart Longyear underground exploration technology like the LM™ 700 feed frame and offers wide drilling angles, quick setup, easy operation and maintenance, advanced mobility and engineered safety controls. ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear Launches MDR700, the Next Generation Underground Coring Rig with Advanced Mobility

    Boart Longyear announced the launch of the new MDR700, the next generation underground coring rig with advanced mobility. The MDR700 is a powerful rig that utilizes proven Boart LongyearTM underground exploration technology like the LM™ 700 feed frame and offers wide drilling angles, quick setup, easy operation and maintenance, advanced mobility and engineered safety controls. ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • GreenMan Subsidiary Announces Orders for Dual Fuel Conversion of Twelve Oil Rig Diesel Generators

    GreenMan Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: GMTI) (PINKSHEETS: GMTI) announced that its American Power Group Inc. ("APG") subsidiary has received three follow-on orders and one new order to convert twelve more diesel generators on domestic drilling rigs to operate using APG's dual fuel technology. The orders were booked through SourceOne Engine Equipment, LLC, its domestic Dealer/Certified Installer ...


    By American Power Group, Inc.

  • Board: Oil Drilling Risks Remain from Device Woes

    The key last-ditch safety device that failed to prevent the 2010 BP oil spill remains a potentially catastrophic problem today for some offshore drilling, according to a federal safety board investigation. The report issued Thursday by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board details the multiple failures and improper testing of the blowout preventer and blames bad management and operations for the ...


    By Associated Press

  • First drill riser buoyancy module to go as deep subsea

    The first drill riser buoyancy modules capable of withstanding nearly 5,000 psi (c. 350 bar) pressure at 11,000 feet (c. 3,350 meters) below the surface, have been developed and manufactured by Trelleborg Offshore in response to the demands of deep water exploration. The new syntactic foam buoyancy modules were designed and manufactured for use in the Indian Ocean on the deepwater drilling rig, ...

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