Drilling Rigs News

  • SH260D-100 will be delivered to Antwerp of Belgium

    SH260D-100 will be delivered to Antwerp of Belgium ...


    By Sunmoy Technology Co., Ltd.

  • Hoover Ferguson wins IADC North Sea Chapter Safety Award

    The International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) held its 2017 North Sea Chapter Safety Awards ceremony on April 20th in Aberdeen, Scotland to recognize companies for their achievements in health and safety over the past year. Hoover Ferguson is pleased to have received the Associate Award that evening. Hoover Ferguson’s regional HSEQ manager, Brett Townsley, said “We are ...


    By Hoover Ferguson

  • Number of US rigs drilling for gas remains unchanged: Baker Hughes

    At 194, the number of rigs drilling for natural gas in the US remained unchanged this week compared with last week, according to Baker Hughes North American Rig Count, released Friday. Similarly, at 63, there was no change in the number of rigs drilling for gas in Canada, Baker Hughes reported. The number of US gas-directed rigs increased by 29, compared with 165 in the same week of last ...


    By S&P Global Platts

  • MITO 100 - Foundation/Multipurpose Drilling Rig

    The New MITO 100 is now available The MITO 100 is the latest addition to the Fraste MITO range of average-big size multipurpose rigs designed for ground engineering works. ...


    By Fraste S.p.A.

  • The SIMCO 7000 Sets the Bar for Drilling Rig Quality

    Purchasing a drilling rig is no simple decision. After comparing specs and capabilities, looking through testimonials and weighing all the options, the value of the rig is certainly a huge deciding factor. Drill rig quality and actual return on investment is what drives a drilling rig business to success, and the SIMCO 7000 sets the benchmark in both. The 7000’s impressive torque ...

  • SIMCO 255 PTC: best road core drilling rig for keyhole drilling work

    The affordable and maneuverable SIMCO 255 Pavement Test Core (road core drilling rig) rig is the perfect piece of equipment for any city or state utility core drilling. Used by transportation departments across the United States from Georgia to South Dakota and Texas to Nevada, the 255 has pavement core drilling features to get your jobs done quickly. ...

  • Used drill rigs in high demand at SIMCO

    While SIMCO is known for their high-quality new drilling rigs, they also are a great resource for used equipment. Currently there is a high demand for specific models, so now is the time to bring your used drill rigs for a quote! If you have one of these models, SIMCO wants to talk to you: SIMCO 5000 SIMCO Geothermal/Water Well 7000 SIMCO 7000 ...

  • Register now to see AMS Inc at the 2016 Groundwater Week

    AMS INC will be in booth #421 at the 2016 Groundwater Week, December 6-8 in Las Vegas where we will have all our exciting offerings, experts, and top executives on hand to answer your questions. Also stop by to be the to see our compact 9410 VTR for limited access areas, versatile 9520-VTRPowerProbe™ drill rig that can be used in most environmental and ...

  • GE oil business to merge with Baker Hughes

    General Electric Co. (GE) announced early this week that it would merge its oil and gas business with Baker Hughes, creating the world’s second largest oilfield services provider. The merger comes as the oil industry as a whole struggles to navigate the worst slump in decades driven by historically low oil prices.  GE officials said in seeking to create a new oilfield services giant, ...

  • Baker Hughes introduces new drill bits to drill faster and farther

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its line of Kymera™ XTreme (XT) hybrid drill bits, designed to help oil and gas operators lower their well construction costs through faster and more durable ...


    By Baker Hughes, a GE company

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • ISDS first for DNV GL classed Ocean Greatwhite - world’s largest semi-submersible

    DNV GL has welcomed the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig into class recently. Ocean Greatwhite is 123 metres long and 78 metres wide and was delivered at Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, South Korea. Owned by the Houston-based drilling contractor Diamond Offshore, the rig will be chartered to oil major BP and will operate in the Great Australian Bight. The rig is to be a ...


    By DNV GL

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Hart’s E&P: Drillbit Records: Anniversaries Indicative Of Technological Advancement In Drillbits

    The original Reed company started in 1916 in Houston when Clarence A. Reed developed a disc-type drilling bit. In 1916 the company leased a building, which once was a dance hall turned skating rink, and started producing the bit. The following year Reed began manufacturing a cross-roller type bit. On July 2, 1919, the Reed Roller Bit Co. became a Texas ...


    By Baker Hughes, a GE company

  • Sinorock Soil Nails Design Advantage

    Sinorock Soil Nails Design Advantage Sinorock soil nail is a kind of self drilling hollow anchor bolt. It consists of hollow anchor bar, drill bit, coupling, packer, plate and nut. Drilling, installation, and injection of the soil nail in one single operational step. And it has easy and similar operating principle for different rock mass and ...


    By sinorock

  • Sinorock is manufacturers, exporters, suppliers & dealer of rock bolts in China

    Sinorock is manufacturers, exporters, suppliers & dealer of rock bolts in China. We are manufacturing Quality and best Nuts & bolts from our plant and exporting to various countries like UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iraq, Iran, Bahrain, Jordan, Dubai and other middle east countries. Our products are highly economical and qualitative. The Sinorock ...


    By sinorock

  • New series of rotary bits from Sandvik cuts drilling costs

    Developed to meet the need for a more productive and longer lasting rotary drill bit, Sandvik RR221 is the latest update in the complete rotary blasthole bit range from Sandvik. Through comprehensive R&D expertise, Sandvik has made even greater advancements in the engineering of a more resilient bit designed to extend bearing hours -- saving ...

  • Statoil announces it will exit Alaska offshore exploration

    A second major oil company has abandoned plans to drill in the Arctic Ocean off the northwest coast of Alaska. Statoil announced Tuesday it is giving up 16 of its company-operated leases in the Chukchi Sea. The Norwegian company also is abandoning its stake in 50 Chukchi leases operated by ConocoPhillips. The company on its website said the leases, purchased at a federal lease sale in 2008, no ...


    By Associated Press

  • Sinorock:To be a global leader of self drilling anchor bolt in engineering

    Sinorock is registered in China,serves the world in the areas of self drilling anchor bolt support and reinforcement technology.Sinorock supplies quality self drilling anchor bolt syetems which are made by her manafacture base in China,who is a certified factory according to ...


    By sinorock

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