Drilling Rigs News

  • 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.

  • Water law attorney sees exempt well issues on the rise

    Issues with water quantity and land use will become more common throughout the United States, possibly impacting the construction of new water wells, according to a veteran water law attorney. Most exempt well cases are limited to western states, but Jesse Richardson Jr., lead land use attorney at the Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Clinic and associate professor of law at the West ...

  • 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 ...

  • Investing in geothermal drilling offers great returns

    As natural gas costs continue to rise, many homeowners are looking for alternative heating and cooling options. Geothermal HVAC is gaining in popularity, and for good reason. Geothermal drilling uses the natural properties of the earth to create clean, renewable heating and cooling for residential homes and businesses, alike. ...

  • Meet Royal Eijkelkamp at IE Expo China 2017 on 4 - 6 May in Shanghai, China!

    IE expo China 2017 IE expo China 2017 offers an effective business and networking platform for Chinese and international professionals in the environmental sector and is accompanied by a first-class technical-scientific conference program. Royal Eijkelkamp Personal attention and a unique range of solutions: for more than 100 years, this has been our trademark ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • 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 ...

  • Baker Hughes Announces December 2016 Rig Counts

    Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI) announced today that the international rig count for December 2016 was 929, up 4 from the 925 counted in November 2016, and down 166 from the 1,095 counted in December 2015. The international offshore rig count for December 2016 was 210, down 1 from the 211 counted in November 2016, and down 40 from the 250 counted in December 2015. The average U.S. rig count ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • 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 ...

  • Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

    Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing facility provided a training opportunity for the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Hazardous Material team, the Kingsbury ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • 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 advanced small-diameter ESP system

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its CENtrilift PASS™ slimline ESP system, which is designed to help operators optimize production and reserve recovery while lowering lifting costs in small-diameter wellbores or wells with restricted space due to casing patches or complex completion designs. It ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • 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

  • Numa Exhibiting at Geofluid 2016

    Numa, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of down hole hammers and bits, will be attending the Geofluid Drilling and Foundations show taking place in Piacenza, Italy on October 5 – 8, 2016. Numa will be exhibiting with our regional distributor and rig manufacturer, Ripamonti, who will be located in Pavilion 1, Lane C-D, Stand 189. Numa provides a full range of DTH hammers ...


    By Numa

  • 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

  • Oceaneering Bolsters UWILD Services with the Acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services

    Oceaneering International, Inc. completed its acquisition of Meridian Ocean Services, an international business that uses remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to perform surveys on mobile offshore drilling units (MODUs) and floating production systems (FPS) that satisfy the underwater inspection in lieu of drydocking (UWILD) requirements of all major classification societies. Rod Larson, President ...

  • Baker Hughes Significantly Expands ShopBakerHughes.com e-Commerce Portal

    Plans to add products from its Artificial Lift, Production Chemicals, Drill Bits product lines, as well as Reservoir Software New offerings will be in addition to more than 1600 products now available online Baker Hughes announced today the significant expansion of its popular ShopBakerHughes.com e-Commerce portal, which allows customers to ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • Environmental Management Strategies

    Environmental Enginuity Welcomes Environmental Management Strategies - Environmental Enginuity Group announced today that it has completed the transaction to incorporate Environmental Management Strategies (EMS) as its first company in Southern California. EMS, founded in 2001 by Anthony (Tony) Severini, is one of the country's premiere environmental service firms specializing in vapor ...

  • 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 ...

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