hydraulic drilling rig News

  • 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

  • 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

  • Los Alamos Drills to Record-breaking Depths

    The EM-supported Environmental Programs at Los Alamos National Laboratory is pushing the limits of drilling technology with the use of a sonic drill rig to drill coreholes more than 1,100 feet deep in support of a chromium remediation project. The project is an initiative to remediate a chromium plume in the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • 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.

  • Neighbors bicker in Pennsylvania over forced gas drilling

    An energy company is dusting off an old, unused state law that can force property owners to accept oil and gas drilling under their land, pitting neighbor against neighbor in a Pennsylvania community and raising the possibility that lawmakers will have to take sides. Houston-based Hilcorp seeks to use a 1961 Pennsylvania law to drill under the property of four holdout landowners in New Bedford, ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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.

  • Gas Detectors Protect Shale Gas Rigs From Hazardous Hydrocarbon Gas Leaks

    Oil and gas engineers responsible for hydraulic fracturing operations in the production of natural gas will find the Combustible Gas Detectors product lines available from General Monitors accurately sense potentially explosive hydrocarbon gas and alert crews in time to complete an orderly shutdown of the drilling rig. Pockets of combustible gas potentially escaping from shale drilling rig ...


    By General Monitors

  • Schramm Inc. Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract for U.S. Navy Water Well Drilling Requirements

    12 Custom T450 Drilling Rigs to be used for Water Well Applications. Schramm, Inc., a leading manufacturer and global supplier of mobile hydraulic drill rigs, today announced it was awarded a multi-million dollar contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Troop Support, America’s combat logistics support agency. Schramm will design and build 12 T450MIIA Top Head Drive, truck mounted ...


    By Schramm, Inc.

  • Eaton’s New Pauluhn DLL Series Linear LED Designed for Land-Based, Offshore and Drilling Platforms

    Power management company Eaton now offers a new LED lighting solution specifically developed to combine reliability, flexibility and energy efficiency for land-based and offshore drilling platforms. The new Pauluhn™ DLL Series Linear LED by Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • GE Oil & Gas Expands Offshore Drilling Blowout Preventer and Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Capabilities

    Offshore Technology Conference (OTC): GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has expanded its suite of blowout preventer (BOP) and remote monitoring and diagnostic (RM&D) technologies for the offshore drilling industry. The newly launched, technology-intensive products will help offshore drillers increase equipment performance, safety and reliability and optimize operational ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • Preview bauma China 2012

    Bauma China has not only become the most important trade fair for the Chinese market, but has also established itself as a major showroom and meeting place for the international construction machinery community. At this major international trade fair, BAUER Maschinen GmbH will again be showcasing new and innovative plant and equipment and is looking forward to welcoming large numbers of visitors ...


    By BAUER Resources GmbH

  • Focused on Your Success in 2015: Boart Longyear Promotes the Latest Innovations Driving Productivity and Safety on Site at Investing in African Mining Indaba

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment, and performance tooling is proudly exhibiting at this year’s Investing in African Mining, INDABATM, 9-12 February 2015. Visit Boart Longyear at booth number 3413. Now more than ever companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Texas Oil Driller Admits Polluting Gulf of Mexico

    BEAUMONT, Texas, October 11, 2007 (ENS) - The oil and gas drilling corporation Rowan Companies, Inc. pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Beaumont to three felonies in connection with the routine discharge of pollutants into the Gulf of Mexico from one of the firm's offshore drilling rigs. Rowan Companies will pay a $7 million criminal fine, as well as community service ...

  • Annual Dual-Fuel Engine Revenue in the United States Is Expected to Exceed $58 Million by 2024

    A new report from Navigant Research examines the market for dual-fuel engines in oil & gas exploration and production, with global market data for U.S. conversions and revenue, through 2024. Dual-fuel engines, which use diesel fuel to ignite natural gas, are becoming increasingly popular in the United States, where they are often used to power drilling ...

  • WRScompass Wins Six Geotechnical Remediation Projects

    Treating various media and utilizing site specific treatment chemistry and mixing methodologies Tampa, Florida. WRScompass announced today that it has been awarded multiple Geotechnical Remediation projects at six project sites in Connecticut, New Jersey, Georgia, and Maryland. They include In-situ Stabilization (ISS) and Hydraulic Barrier Wall (HBW) Construction at environmentally impacted ...


    By WRScompass

  • Marcellus shale beneath Washington county

    The commercial discovery of natural gas in the Marcellus shale beneath Washington County in 2004 has set off the biggest Pennsylvania land rush in the 150 years since Col. Edwin Drake drilled the world's first oil well in Venango County. Marcellus is a rock formation that runs a mile underground from New York through Pennsylvania and on south to Tennessee. Geologists believe the ...


    By Universal HDD

  • BAUER Maschinen GmbH and RTG Rammtechnik GmbH introduce new soil mixing tool (SCM-DH)

    Different soil mixing techniques have been in operation for many years. When mixing cement slurry into loose or soft, non-load-bearing subsoil, the load-bearing capacity of the subsoil increases and the settlement is reduced. For this purpose, the BAUER Group offers several types of equipment and processes which are also suitable for the construction of cut-off and load-bearing retaining walls ...


    By BAUER Resources GmbH

  • Boart Longyear to showcase productivity and safety during the Perumin 32nd Mining Convention

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will showcase advancements in productivity and safety during the Perumin 32nd Mining Convention, September 21-25. Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • 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

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