directional drilling


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directional drilling

[də′rek·shən·əl ′dril·iŋ]
(engineering)
A drilling method involving intentional deviation of a wellbore from the vertical.
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Founded in 1980, MS Energy has grown to become a provider of directional drilling services in the United States.
Helmerich and Payne said the acquisition of Motive offers enhanced directional drilling technology, which has been a focus of the company.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global directional drilling market to grow at a CAGR of 10.
We are very pleased to make this announcement and look forward to providing full service road boring and directional drilling for years to come," said Cortney Laney, MDS vice president and chief operating officer.
What is believed to be the largest water project ever undertaken using horizontal directional drilling currently is underway in Plainview, Texas.
Founded in 2002, Southeast Directional Drilling is led by a management team with more than 100 years' combined experience in the HDD and pipeline construction industries.
QES operates in the US onshore oilfield services industry through its subsidiaries, directional drilling company and consolidated oil well services the directional drilling and completion services business units of QES, respectively.
The new offices provide additional space to accommodate the growth of Laney Directional Drilling over the past year with the addition of engineers and CAD operators," said Grady Bell, Laney vice president/ business development.
Prequalification for provisions of directional drilling for up to 4 geothermal wells in Denmark.
of Exeter, England, is using a R&D grant to produce a prototype of what the firm terms a revolutionary new directional drilling tool called the Polaris.
It would be difficult to find a proponent advocating the use of horizontal directional drilling for sanitary sewer construction who is more enthusiastic than Ted Dimitroff.
The uses of the directional drilling technology developed for Sasol Mining are not limited to underground mine planning - they extend to surface coal mine planning, methane drainage and coalbed methane extraction.

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