directional drilling


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directional drilling

n
(Mining & Quarrying) a method of drilling for oil in which the well is not drilled vertically, as when a number of wells are to be drilled from a single platform to reach different areas of an oil field. Also called: deviated drilling
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DrillScan will operate as part of H and P Technologies, H and P's dedicated business entity focussed on developing advanced technologies and directional drilling automation solutions to help customers achieve greater reliability involving wellbore quality, accuracy and performance.
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Summary: The key restraining factors, such as high cost, complex installation process of horizontal directional drilling and need of highly skilled operators may hinder the global horizontal directional drilling market growth over the forecast period.
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