Water Well Drilling News

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc., receives NGWA’s manufacturer award

    Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc. in Shawnee, Oklahoma, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Manufacturers Division Special Recognition Award, honoring an individual’s accomplishments in the groundwater manufacturing industry including improvements, education, and patents and technology. “Chuck has been instrumental in ...

  • 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)

  • World’s largest drilling mud treatment plant on the verge of commissioning

    At this year’s IFAT – World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management in Munich – econ industries presents once more its proven and resource-conserving technology VacuDry to an international audience. An important issue is the construction progress of the world’s largest treatment plant for drilling mud ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Oil and Gas Market for Sedimentation and Centrifugation Equipment will be $400 Million this Year

    Sales of clarifiers, dissolved air flotation, hydro-cyclones and centrifuges for the oil and gas industry will be level in 2016 at $400 million. This makes it a small segment in the $7.4 billion sedimentation and centrifugation market. The reduction in drilling activity has a significant impact on sales of this equipment. There are a few bright spots. For example, with fewer new holes to act as ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Sinorock,engages in the manufacture and sale of self drilling bolt

    Sinorock,engages in the manufacture and sale of self drilling bolt,we are your best strategic alliance partner as we provide the best quality, as well as the most added value.Sinorock is continuously developing its technology and improving its products.Today,our products are also favored and appointed to be used in most of world largest structures around the world.Sinorock ...


    By sinorock

  • ‘Dragon water’ could power the planet

    An ambitious project is being launched to drill deep into the Earth’s crust to harness super-heated “dragon water” that would generate massive quantities of renewable energy. Unlike traditional geo-thermal heat, which exploits hot rocks to produce steam for turbines, this project goes far deeper − to where the pressure and temperature are huge but the potential benefits ...


    By Climate News Network

  • ‘Dragon water’ could power the planet

    An ambitious project is being launched to drill deep into the Earth’s crust to harness super-heated “dragon water” that would generate massive quantities of renewable energy. Unlike traditional geo-thermal heat, which exploits hot rocks to produce steam for turbines, this project goes far deeper − to where the pressure and temperature are huge but the potential benefits ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating efficiencies in order to drive productivity and ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Repsol Exploration and Production USA Inc. settles with EPA for Clean Water Act violations at North Slope Alaska Spill

    Repsol E&P USA, Inc. agreed to pay a penalty for alleged Clean Water Act violations at an oil exploration well pad on the North Slope, Alaska. According to a settlement announced on August 26 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the company’s exploration well drilling equipment leaked well testing fluids onto the frozen, snow-covered arctic tundra in April of 2013. On April 9, ...

  • Shell gets permits for limited oil drilling in Arctic waters

    The Obama administration has given Royal Dutch Shell PLC approval to begin limited exploratory oil drilling off Alaska's northwest coast. The two permits issued Wednesday clear the way for drilling in Chukchi Sea, but with conditions. Shell can only drill the top sections of wells because the company doesn't have critical emergency response equipment on site to cap a well in case of a leak. That ...


    By Associated Press

  • AEM Releases New Underground Utility Awareness Video

    “Everyone has a part to play” to help ensure underground utility safety and damage prevention. That’s the message of a new video and related online and print resources from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). “Contractors, manufacturers and dealers all play a critical role in keeping our communities safe when it comes to underground utility awareness,” ...

  • Drilling Slop Treatment Contract

    Following award of a prestigious DBOOM contract in January 2015, Solids Control Services is nearing completion of the construction of a high capacity, fully automated offshore drilling slop tretament system. The PLC controlled unit is designed to de-weight / dewater all ranges of slop coming to shore from rigs in the North Sea. The system is equipped with automated pH adjustment, ...


    By Solids Control Services

  • Shell clears Major US Government Hurdle for Arctic Drilling

    Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this summer. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Monday approved the multi-year exploration plan in the Chukchi Sea for Shell after reviewing thousands of comments from the public, Alaska ...


    By Associated Press

  • Introducing the LS250 MiniSonic, a Versatile Compact Sonic Rig

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services and drilling products, is proud to introduce the LS™250 MiniSonic™, a compact rig suitable for a wide variety of environmental, geotechnical, water and mining projects. Capable of drilling to depths of up to 250 feet (78m) when used with 4.75 ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Regulators begin review of Shell`s Arctic drilling plan

    The federal government began the review process Friday on Royal Dutch Shell's plans to continue a drilling program it halted in 2012 in Arctic waters off Alaska's northern shore. Shell wants to restart its drilling program in the Chukchi Sea, including drilling six wells in about 140 feet of water, located about 125 miles west of Barrow, the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Boart Longyear Team Marks Two Years LTI-Free at Australia’s CMOC-Owned Northparkes Mines Site

    A “safety first” approach has made it two safe years and counting for Boart Longyear’s (www.BoartLongyear.com) team at Northparkes Mines in New South Wales, Australia. The crew has not had a lost-time injury (LTI) since its arrival onsite at Northparkes as a drilling contractor, recently passing the milestone of two years LTI-free. Boart ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • ES-KSN vertical cutting dryer used in drilling

    ES-KSN cuttings dryer  is about to be on Display in CIPPE 2014.You are very welcome to visit us at E2160! Xi’an KOSUN Machinery Co., Ltd.(KOSUN for short) would like to invite you to join them at CIPPE 2014, which is being held from Mar. 19th to 21st at the New China International Exhibition Center ...


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