In a short time, some drilling contractors have grabbed hold of the technology and are making really good money.
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Alocating system is an integral part of the HDD process and it represents a substantial investment, ranging from about $10,000 to $20,000.
When a contractor calls about a drilling fluid problem, he’s sometimes surprised when we seem to ask questions about what seems to be everything except drilling fluid.
One of the hot new topics in the horizontal directional drilling industry today is fluids recirculation and reclamation.
Expendables such as valves, plungers, packing, pistons and liners are exactly that: expendable. Over time these items will wear out and will need to be replaced.
In recent years the advancement of technology in the electronics field has made electronic equipment the key element in the viability of directional drilling.
Reamers and pocket knives are both cutting tools with about as many sizes, shapes and descriptive names for one as the other.
You’re in the middle of a backream operation and everything is going well. You lose flow. Gradually your reverse thrust pressures increase until you run out of pulling power.
The Trenchless Technology Road Show completed a successful two-day conference May 14-15. The event, organized by Trenchless Technology, was held at the Hilton Lisle/Naperville outside of Chicago. The conference, sponsored by NozzTeq Inc., Sunbelt Rentals and RJN Group, attracted attendees from all across North America.