Environmental Drilling News

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Noble Energy to buy rival Clayton Williams for $2.7 billion

    Oil producer Noble Energy will acquire rival Clayton Williams for about $2.7 billion in a cash and stock deal that will expand Noble’s presence in oil-rich West Texas. Noble said the deal would include 71,000 net acres in the Southern Delaware Basin in Reeves and Ward counties, which are part of the larger Permian Basin, home of the some of the richest oil deposits in North America. The ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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: Self-adjusting PDC Bits Could Enable Autonomous Drilling Systems

    A new self-adjusting polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) bit that can adjust its depth-of-cut (DOC) control characteristics to the constantly changing drilling environment marks a significant step toward autonomous drilling systems and related cost- and risk-reduction benefits. The bit, which has been validated in laboratory testing and full-scale field ...


    By Baker Hughes, a GE company

  • Baker Hughes Service Instantly Converts Complex Drilling Data into Useful Information for Improved Efficiency and Economics

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its WellLink™ Performance service, designed to help operators reduce invisible lost time (ILT) by transforming the complex data buried within legacy applications, drilling ...


    By Baker Hughes, a GE company

  • The Sinorock Self drilling anchor bolt system is designed for use in various applications

    Today, with the development of civil construction and architectural engineering, self drilling anchor bolt has been largely used. And because of the competition among companies which produce self drilling anchor bolt productions, Sinorock has also been effected. So, how can we win the competition advantage and how can we produce the world-class ...


    By sinorock

  • Sinorock serves the world in the areas of self drilling anchor bolt support

    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 ISO9001:2008 to our global clents with a competive price. ...


    By sinorock

  • Sinorock: Our customer service is second to none

    We take pride in the fact that Sinorock self drilling anchor bar system are made on site here in our workshop in Luoyang,China. This allows us to oversee quality and standards at all times. We work with quality suppliers of our raw materials and demand product of consistent quality. This gives us confidence in the products we produce and the opportunity to carry out ...


    By sinorock

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