Groundwater Drilling Articles

  • Mothballing Oil Field Equipment Now Can Save On Refurbishment Costs Later

    Mothballing Oil And Gas: Don’t Let Cold Stacked Rigs Decay! The falling prices of oil have derailed many drilling projects causing companies to take equipment offline and put it in storage either on site or at drilling contractor equipment yards.  Our extensive experience in preserving ...

  • PlugCo Sells to Qatar: Pipe Repair Accessories

    Qatar has a vast network of pipelines. PlugCo has essential products for cleaning, maintenance and pipe repair of Qatar's pipeline network. Natural Gas Reserves in Qatar Qatar is the world’s third largest natural gas reserves and is the largest supplier of liquefied natural gas. The country has natural gas reserves at approximately 25 trillion cubic meters. It ...


    By PlugCo

  • Geotechnical, Geophysical, Topography, Water Well Drilling and Water Supply Company in Afghanistan

    Water Well Drilling, Geophysical, Geotechnical, Construction Materials Testing, Topography, Mapping and Water Supply Company in Afghanistan. Established and registered at Ministry of Commerce and Industries in July 28, 2004. Pyramid started its services as the first professional engineering company in the fields of water well drilling, geophysical surveys and geotechnical investigations in ...

  • Drilling oil recovery from drill cuttings XXL - Case study

    Worlds largest treatment facility for recovery of drilling fluids The two largest oil & gas companies in Azerbaijan engaged econ industries to design and build the world's largest recycling facility for drilling mud. The brand-new Waste Management Center is located south of Baku and consists of two identical VacuDry® 12,000 x 2 plants, capable of treating 240 tons of drilling mud ...

  • The role of monitoring in Natural Flood Management

    Flooding is a natural process, but it endangers lives and causes heavy economic loss.  Furthermore, flood risk is expected to increase with climate change and increased urbanisation, so a heavy responsibility lies with those that allocate funding and formulate flood management strategy. In the following article, Nigel Grimsley from OTT Hydromet explains how the success of such plans (both ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • Airborne Geophysical Solutions for Geotechnical Challenges

    SUMMARY Assessing geological risk is a significant part of infrastructure planning and managing project cost overruns and delays are persistent challenges for engineers and project managers. Risks can be difficult to control given the high cost of detailed ground investigation programs using traditional approaches (i.e. geotechnical drillings). Airborne electromagnetic surveys ...


    By SkyTEM ApS

  • 5 Specifications to Understand About Reverse Circulation Bits

    5 Specifications to Understand About Reverse Circulation Bits Although wells have been constructed for more than 8,000 years, the concept of reverse circulation drilling was invented in the mid-20th century. It took another few decades until the technology was developed to take reverse circulation drilling from theory to reality. Since the 1990s, however, reverse circulation ...

  • Long Circular Flange Linear Bearing KBF-L

    ISUTAMI KBF-L long circular flange linear bearings, also known as KBF-L long circular flange linear ball bearings or KBF-L long circular flange linear bushing bearings. KB is the code name of the European standard series in linear bearings, F is the meaning of circular flange, L is the abbreviation of long. It is suitable for the market of using metric units, such as Germany and France. The ...

  • Pilot Pattern Circular Linear Bearing LMFP

    ISUTAMI LMFP pilot pattern circular flange linear bearings, also known as LMFP pilot pattern circular flange linear ball bearings or LMFP pilot pattern circular flange linear bushing bearings. LM is the code name of the Asian standard series in linear bearings, F is the meaning of circular flange, and P is ...

  • Packer Testing Program Design and Management

    Abstract: Hydraulic testing using wireline deployed water-inflated packers is becoming a common practice for groundwater characterization at mining sites. Packers, designed for diamond drilling, allow for faster, deeper, and more accurate types of testing conducted concurrently with existing coring programs. Designing and managing these testing programs requires planning, flexibility, and ...


    By Itasca International, Inc

  • 4 ways to perform a joint test: A how-to guide

    Last month we discussed why consistent joint testing is a crucial and often overlooked step. This month, let's get practical and outline some common ways you can joint test, break down the benefits and drawbacks of each, and summarize the steps involved. [LINK] To start, there are ...


    By Hamilton Kent

  • Maintenance of Drilling Bit

    1. When using, remove the drill from the box and install it into the spring chuck of the spindle or automatically replace the tool magazine of the drill bit. When you are done, put it back in the box. When drilling steel, ensure adequate cooling and use metal cutting fluid. 2. Good drill pipe rigidity and guide rail clearance can improve the accuracy of drilling and the life of the drill bit. 3. ...

  • Causes and Judgments of the Drill Pipe Slipping during the Use of Large Drilling Rigs

    1. Cause of failure The jumbo drill rig pipe is fixed to the main hoisting reel by a wire rope. The drill pipe can be raised or lowered as the roll is rolled or the wire rope is placed. The power of the reel comes from the main hoisting motor that has been decelerated several times. Its stopping is achieved by means of a ...

  • What Preparations Do You Need to Prepare before Installing Underground Jumbo?

    1. The underground jumbo needs to be ready for the following installation work: (1) Installation site. Depending on the size of the trolley, it is necessary to leave the stacking and installation site, generally 20m x 20m; (2) Sleepers and rails. (3) Lifting equipment. When installing the gantry for most ...

  • Tunnelling

    ANBIT's Drilling Jumbo and Bolting rig is widely used in underground mining, tunnel construction, providing multi-angle drilling. The rich accessories ensure the smooth progress of the work. The low energy consumption jumbo air compressor station provides strong power. Tunnel is a key project in highway and railway construction. Tunnel ...

  • Construction Machinery

    Drilling equipment in construction shows itself and can provide tremendous help in various scenarios. ABT provides large drilling equipment to help you build bridges and building foundations. Its function is to pass through the soft and highly compressive soil or water, transfer the load of pile to the harder, more compact ...

  • Mining

    In mines, our equipment is mainly used for blasting drilling, ore crushing and material separation. ABT provides various types of drilling equipment to cope with various mine working conditions, according to different needs, there are suitable equipment to meet your needs. Welcome to consult us, we have professional engineers to provide advice. In open-pit mining, we provide a complete set of ...

  • Why Horizontal Directional Drilling Is Preferred Today

    Horizontal directional drilling can be defined as any processes which are carried out to reduce the need for surface excavation. There are many reasons why contractors prefer the trenchless approach. The first is to minimize the cost associated with ground excavation. The second main reason is environmental protection. Directional drilling is quickly getting adopted as the method for laying ...

  • Tunnelling

    ANBIT's Drilling Jumbo and Bolting rig is widely used in underground mining, tunnel construction, providing multi-angle drilling. The rich accessories ensure the smooth progress of the work. The low energy consumption air compressor station provides strong power. Tunnel is a key project in highway and railway construction. Tunnel excavation methods have developed rapidly. Drilling and blasting ...

  • Mining

    In mines, our equipment is mainly used for blasting drilling, ore crushing and material separation. ABT provides various types of abt machine tools drilling equipment to cope with various mine working conditions, according to different needs, there are suitable equipment to meet your needs. Welcome to consult us, we have professional engineers to ...

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