Environmental Drilling News

  • 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

  • In-House or On-Site Servicing and Repair of Drilling Equipment

    Rely on Gill Rock Drill Company For Dependable In-House And On-Site Repair And Service! Does your enterprise perform drilling operations with some frequency? If so, you appreciate the importance of obtaining dependable service and maintenance for your equipment! Unplanned “down time” costs companies in this industry thousands (and even tens of thousands) of dollars. When ...

  • Eijkelkamp GeoPoint SoilSolutions opens up a world of CPT opportunities

    Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill and GeoPoint Systems have joined forces. Under the name of Eijkelkamp GeoPoint SoilSolutions together they will focus on developing and manufacturing SonicCPT tooling, smart sensoring, accessories and SonicCPT related rigs, such as the recently developed CompactCPTCrawler and Drill‘n CPT unit. Eijkelkamp GeoPoint SoilSolutions was created when Eijkelkamp ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Industry professionals benefit from Emerging Leaders Alliance conference

    Twelve industry professionals took part in the 2017 Emerging Leaders program, November 5-8 in Falls Church, Virginia.  Emerging Leaders, designed by several membership associations, develops essential leadership skills, strengthens professional careers, and builds the involvement of entry- and mid-level executives over a four-day period. The Emerging Leaders program develops participants by ...

  • The introduction of Driconeq`s new pipe eTornado™ created lot of attention at Drill 2017

    Our new RC drill pipe, the eTornado™, was showed for the first time at the exhibtion DRILL 2017 for the Australian market. The receiption of this pipe was extremely exciting and it was due to the fact that Driconeq continues to develop their products considering the environmentally friendliness, sustainability and always having the customer’s best in mind. ...


    By Driconeq

  • Sinorock: Continuing a proud heritage as the pioneer of self drilling anchor bolt system

    Continuing a proud heritage as the pioneer of self drilling anchor bolt system,Sinorock further demonstrates its commitment to quality manufacturing and transparency of product performance, by increasing the number of independent accreditations to include CE Marking.Sinorock CE Marked products create additional security for Engineers, Architects and Specifiers as ...


    By sinorock

  • 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.

  • Art’s Manufacturing and Supply: New Mini Catalog - Get 15% Off

    We have a new mini-catalog!   Contact us to get your hands on our new mini-catalog, or visit the online version by clicking the image above. To get your 15% off your order usepromo code: minicatalog. *15% off not valid on PowerProbes, ...

  • TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1403 live fire training evolutions promotes safety with live-burn drills

    TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1403 Live Fire Training Evolutions covers the essentials of invaluable live-burn training and emphasizes the importance of safety and compliance. Although the number of on-duty firefighter fatalities has been declining in recent years, the proportion of deaths related to training has been increasing, according to the National Fire Protection ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • 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 ...

  • Horizontal Directional Drilling – HDD Academy – Feb 13-14, 2017

    Arizona State University’s Del E. Webb School of Construction and Benjamin Media, Inc. will host the third annual Horizontal Directional Drilling Academy Feb. 13-14, 2017. Horizontal directional drilling experts will deliver presentations during a two-day intensive course designed to equip attendees with knowledge of horizontal directional drilling pre-construction, design and material ...


    By Vac-Tron Equipment

  • New Approach Assesses Land Recovery Following Oil and Gas Drilling

    A new scientific approach can now provide regional assessments of land recovery following oil and gas drilling activities, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study published in the journal Science of the Total Environment. When developing oil and gas well pads, the vegetation and soil are ...

  • 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, a GE company

  • 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 ...

  • Obama administration bars new oil and gas drilling in Arctic Ocean

    The Obama administration blocked new exploration for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean last week, seeking to prevent energy companies from accessing the ecologically fragile region before President-elect Donald Trump takes office next year. The new five-year leasing program, issued by the federal Department of Interior on Friday, prohibits drilling in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, off the coast of ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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