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Directional Drilling

Southeast Directional Drilling Puts the Bend in Hickory Bend Project Southeast Directional Drilling Puts the Bend in Hickory Bend Project
Nov 14, 2014
When Associated Pipe Line Contractors needed approximately 16,800 ft of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) work done on the Hickory Bend gathering and processing system in Pennsylvania and Ohio, the Houston-based company turned to Southeast Directional Drilling. more >>

 

Know Your Bits Know Your Bits
Nov 14, 2014
HDD rock drilling brings with it a number of technical challenges. The bidding process alone is challenging because oftentimes the customer who is requesting bids has little information available about ground formations. Many drilling contractors find themselves conjecturing about what kinds of conditions they will encounter on many jobs, especially when they’re unfamiliar with the area. more >>

 

Drilling Fluids:  It’s About the Chemistry Drilling Fluids: It’s About the Chemistry
Nov 14, 2014
Drilling fluids are critical to success in horizontal directional drilling (HDD) applications. Since drilling fluid is required to perform a variety of functions, it is important to know why and how it can be such an effective tool and, at the fundamental level, it really is all about chemistry. more >>

 

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