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.
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.
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.
Request for quotations : arrangement of cases by the method of horizontal directional drilling
has acquired Wyoming, US-based RIK, Inc., a provider of downhole drilling tools to directional drilling companies, the company said.
The company decided to use directional drilling because it will reduce costs by allowing multiple pierce points from three deep pilot holes and will also allow more accurate targeting.
Turner Communications, Rock Hill, SC, is a directional drilling specialist contractor that serves customers in many markets.
Mark, Dickey and Steve Laney, well-known for their many years as road boring and horizontal directional drilling (HDD) contractors, are rebranding and expanding their business.
The March Group currently represents a directional drilling company with turnkey capabilities which include computerized well planning and engineering services, drilling equipment, drilling field management, maintenance facilities, as well as administration and coordination.
And in many instances, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is the trenchless method of choice.
The contract will employ the company's Failings rig and directional drilling will play a major role.
Others in the directional drilling market include American Auger, Ardco Industries, UTILX, Barbco, Advanced Directional Drilling Systems, Cherrington Corporation, Contractors Manufacturing Services, Earthworm Directional Drilling, Bolder Underground, Laney Directional Drilling, McLaughlin Boring Systems, Melfred Borzall, TT Technologies and Tulsa Rig Iron.
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