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  • UNIHAMMER at International Association of Specialists for Horizontal Directional Drilling 2009 (MAS GNB)

    During the annual seminar of International Association of Specialists for Horizontal Directional Drilling (MAS GNB), Universal HDD presented its revolutionary new air rock tool – UNIHAMMER. The event took place in Gelendjik, Russia on October 8-9, 2009. The focus of the seminar was on horizontal directional drilling in geologically difficult grounds, and more specifically in rock. The ...


    By Universal HDD

  • 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

  • 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.

  • American Petro-Hunter Commences Drilling Operations for Second Horizontal Well at North Oklahoma Project

    American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") announced today that drill site operations have commenced in preparation for the next horizontal oil well at the Company's North Oklahoma Mississippi Project development. Site arrangements are underway including permitting and requisite documentation in advance of the spud of the newly ...


    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

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • Allied Energy Provides an Update for Its Horizontal Oil Program in Leon County, Texas

    Allied Energy (PINKSHEETS: AGGI) provided the following update for its horizontal program in Leon County, Texas. Over the last year or two, there has been a series of horizontal Woodbine wells on trend, which were drilled and completed for production and reported average initial production rates of approximately 200 to 300 BO per day. Some horizontal wells in this trend have produced at a rate ...


    By Marketwire

  • Allied Energy Announces Preparation to Drill Two Additional Wells on Its Cox Lease in Rogers County

    BOWLING GREEN, KY -- (Marketwire) -- 06/22/10 -- Allied Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AGGI) announced today that the Company, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Allied Operating Oklahoma, LLC, provided the following field update for its Cox lease in Rogers County, Oklahoma. The Company is tentatively scheduled to move a rig on location in the next week or two to begin drilling the Micheyla #3 ...


    By Marketwire

  • ADG global supply secures the exclusive distribution rights

    ADG Global Supply has secured the exclusive rights to distribute Universal horizontal directional drilling equipment from the stable of one of the world’s best known names in drilling – Universal HDD™ The distribution agreement is for sales of Universal HDD drill rigs and related trenchless drilling equipment in Australia and New Zealand. Universal HDD has gained a worldwide ...


    By Universal HDD

  • Topaz Resources Reports Significant Increase in Activity in the Barnett Shale

    DENTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/10 -- Topaz Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: TOPZ), an independent oil and gas company ("Topaz" or the "Company"), today reported a significant increase in activity in the Barnett shale formation in north and central Texas. The number of horizontal natural gas rigs increased to its highest level over approximately the last 2½ years for which data is available ...


    By Marketwire

  • New Vermeer reclaimer meets the challenges of urban pipeline work

    Vermeer has introduced a new product to its pipeline installation equipment line. The R400T joins the R9x12T reclaimer — introduced in 2010 — as a self-contained drilling fluid reclaiming system. The R400T was designed for the growing demands of underground projects — whether in congested, urban utility work or large pipeline installation — while minimizing the impact on ...


    By Vermeer

  • Natural Gas Prices in 2012 Will Be the Lowest of This Decade

    Natural gas prices are expected to hit a ten-year low in 2012. According to Energy Solutions, Inc., a leading provider and publisher of information on natural gas markets ...


    By Marketwire

  • Sionix Corporation Signs Water Treatment Agreement in the Williston Basin of North Dakota

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX) ("Sionix" or the "Company"), a designer of patented water treatment systems, announced today that it has entered into a Water Treatment Agreement ("WTA") with McFall Incorporated, a Carnation, WA-based construction and logistics firm operating under a Master Service Agreement with a major oil and gas exploration and production company in the Williston Basin. ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • Vermeer D60x90 S3 provides solution for contractors completing large utility, small pipeline work

    With the launch of the D60x90 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill (HDD), Vermeer has extended its S3 drill portfolio to meet the needs of contractors whose projects cross over between the large underground utility and small pipeline installation ...


    By Vermeer

  • Natural Gas Price Outlook Warns of Price Bottom

    Advancements in horizontal drilling technologies have made accessibility to shale natural gas supplies very cost effective. In addition to improved drilling rig efficiencies, lower ...


    By Marketwire

  • Marcellus shale transformational for some companies, others still yet to realize full potential, says IHS

    Recent pipeline expansions have helped the Marcellus shale play reach a production rate above 7 billion cubic feet (BCF)/day; surpassing the Haynesville shale to become the largest gas producing play in the U.S., according to a new IHS (NYSE: IHS) report. With this rise in production, the growth of the Marcellus has had a significant, positive impact on early movers such as Range Resources, who ...


    By IHS

  • Magnum Hunter Resources Announces Promotion of Brian G. Burgher to Senior Vice President of Land

    Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (NYSE: MHR) (NYSE Amex: MHR-PrC) ("Magnum Hunter," or the "Company") announced today the promotion of Mr. Brian G. Burgher from Vice President of Land to Senior Vice President of Land for the Company, effective March 1, 2011. Mr. Burgher, a fourth generation oil and gas Landman, joined Magnum Hunter as Vice President of Land in September 2009 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Vermeer launches productivity tools package

    InSite™ Productivity Tools from Vermeer help a horizontal directional drill (HDD) contractor streamline and simplify the entire job process from planning to invoicing, allowing the contractor to more easily document project work.  By combining documentation, bore planning, data collection and remote monitoring components, InSite Productivity Tools can help a contractor better ...


    By Vermeer

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