horizontal drilling News

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • AOGR: PIT Airport Project Optimizes Horizontal Drilling Results

    More than 240 flights carrying some 22,000 passengers move through the runways and concourses of the Pittsburgh International Airport every day. But below the PIT complex are the prolific Marcellus and Upper Devonian shales, and potentially, the deep dry Utica shales that underlie western Pennsylvania. In 2013, CONSOL Energy entered a partnership with the Allegheny County Airport Authority (ACAA) ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • Coastport Capital Inc.: Agreement to Drill Horizontal Montney Well

    CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/12/10 -- Malcolm Todd, Chief Executive Officer of Coastport Capital Inc. ("Coastport" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: CPP)(FRANKFURT: C1J), reports that the Company has entered into an agreement for the drilling of a horizontal well on its Deep Valley liquid-rich, Montney natural gas resource play. Drilling is expected to commence in the fourth quarter of ...


    By Marketwire

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • A new era in horizontal directional drilling with the S3 Navigator HDD line

    Vermeer has introduced its first horizontal directional drill with a Tier 4 Final engine. The D9x13 S3 Navigator HDD — the first of the S3 generation of drills — features improved hydraulic efficiency and enhanced speed for greater drilling performance. The D9x13 S3 is designed for installation of utilities such as communication, power, gas and water, as well as some limited sewer ...


    By Vermeer

  • 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

  • American Petro-Hunter Announces Drilling Plans for 11 Horizontal Wells at North Oklahoma Project

    American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company") is pleased to announce updated plans regarding the Company's continued participation in a proposed field development horizontal drilling program of the Mississippi formation at the North Oklahoma Project. Based on the commercial success of the recent NOM-1H horizontal well, the Company and ...


    By Marketwire

  • Canada Energy Partners Announces Start of Drilling Operations on Second Horizontal Montney Well at Peace River

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/20/10 -- Canada Energy Partners Inc. ("Canada Energy" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: CE) is pleased to announce that drilling operations have started on the Portage 3-12-82-26, the second horizontal Montney well located on its Peace River Project in northeast British Columbia, approximately 2 miles east of the c-20-e well location. The 3-12 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Doxa Announces Completion of Horizontal Drilling Operations in the Eagle Ford Shale, South Texas

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/19/10 -- Doxa Energy Ltd. ("Doxa" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: DXA)(FRANKFURT: 5D0) is pleased to announce the successful completion of drilling operations on the Epley No. 1-H in McMullen County, Texas, being the first horizontal well Doxa has participated within the prolific Eagle Ford Shale of South Texas. The Company owns a 15% working ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • Cougar Oil and Gas Canada Inc. Updates First Horizontal Well's Drilling Operations

    Cougar Oil and Gas Canada Inc. ("Cougar" or the "Corporation") (OTCBB: COUGF) is pleased to provide an update regarding the drilling progress of the Corporation's first horizontal well in the Trout production area. Drilling operations for the horizontal well, which is targeting light oil from the Keg River formation, commenced on February 21, 2011. The horizontal well is estimated to take a ...


    By Marketwire

  • Allied Energy Prepares to Begin Drilling Operations for Its Third Horizontal Location in Grimes County, Texas

    Allied Energy, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AGGI) announced today that the Company is preparing to begin drilling its third Georgetown Buda horizontal well in the Giddings Field of Grimes County, Texas, the Allied Howard #3H. The Allied Howard #2H was recently turned into production at an initial rate approximating ~ 4 million cubic feet of gas per day (including natural gas liquids) and associated ...


    By Marketwire

  • American Petro-Hunter to Drill Horizontal Well at North Oklahoma Shale Oil Project

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/10 -- American Petro-Hunter, Inc. (OTCBB: AAPH) ("American Petro-Hunter" or the "Company"), today is pleased to announce the Company is finalizing plans to drill a horizontal oil well on the North Oklahoma Project leases located in Payne County, Oklahoma. The new well is designated NO4H and planned as a minimum 2,000 foot horizontal ...


    By Marketwire

  • New Vermeer D100x140 Navigator┬« horizontal directional drill equipped with Tier 4i engine and class-leading torque

    Vermeer Corporation has introduced the all new D100x140 Navigator® horizontal directional drill (HDD), designed for the needs of the water, sewer and gas pipeline market, among other installation applications. A number of design considerations have been incorporated to provide enhanced drilling performance and productivity in challenging soil conditions. The D100x140 is powered by a ...


    By Vermeer

  • 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

  • Horizontal Directional Wells for Dewatering Operations

    During 2010 DTD completed two projects requiring horizontal dewatering wells. Both projects were designed to lower the water table for excavation purposes. One project dewatered for a source-removal excavation at an Air Force Base,  while the other dewatered contaminated groundwater prior to a construction excavation. The first project included a series of six horizontal wells set beneath an ...

  • Vermeer D24x40 S3 Drill Offers More Drilling Power, Speed and Reliability

    The Vermeer D24x40 Navigator® horizontal directional drill (HDD) set the industry standard in 1993, and with the introduction of the D24x40 S3 in 2015, there are even more reasons it’s the choice to meet contractors’ right-size, right-power ...


    By Vermeer

  • Vermeer D40x55 S3 Drill Offers Increased Drilling Force, Speed and Versatility

    The Vermeer D40x55 S3 Navigator® horizontal directional drill (HDD) adds more punch and drilling force over its predecessor — the D36x50 Series II Navigator HDD — to offer contractors premium performance, class-leading cycle times and flexible rod options. “Contractors considered the D36x50 Series II as one of the most versatile drills in the industry, and the D40x55 S3 is ...


    By Vermeer

  • DTD Pioneers New Horizontal Blind Well Technology

    DTD has pioneered the development of a new technology for completing blind wells of extended lengths, even in adverse drilling conditions. The technology retains all the benefits of real-time directional drilling while virtually guaranteeing that well screens and casing can be installed, even in wells several hundred feet long. Until now, single-ended, or "blind" well installations required that ...

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