The kit includes a choice of a 2-, 3- or 4-inch water drill
bit, plus a swivel adapter, the swivel assembly and horizontal drill key.
However, the boilers have now successfully heated thousands of litres of snow to 90C for feeding the high-pressure water drill
British Antarctic Survey engineers will transport equipment overland for three days to the sub-glacial lake, where they will use a hot water drill
to melt a 2.
He said: "Retrieving the sediment core for laboratory analysis in Durham will involve drilling through over 3km of the Antarctic ice, using a hot water drill
, and then dropping a coring device through the 160m depth of the lake water beneath the ice.
Houston-based Global Marine said it was up to the yard to deliver two deep- water drill
ships at the price agreed.
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) engineers will transport equipment overland for three days to the sub-glacial lake, where they will use a hot water drill
to melt a 2.
Rowan has a fleet of 32 mobile offshore drilling units that comprises 28 jack-up rigs and four ultra-deep water drill
Their technology, also known as the Waterjet, consists of a pain-free, remarkably quiet water drill
, a breakthrough in dental care that fills the need for a minimally invasive, low-cost procedure.
Drilling contractor Pacific Drilling SA (NYSE:PACD) (NOTC:PDSA) revealed on Tuesday that its ultra-deep water drill
ship, the Pacific Scirocco, started operations in Nigeria on 31 December 2011.
Offshore drilling contractor Atwood Oceanics Inc (NYSE:ATW) reported on Tuesday the execution of a USD600m turnkey construction contract for an ultra-deep water drill
ship, to be called the Atwood Achiever, at a yard in South Korea.
Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation (NYSE:NE) revealed on Thursday that it has exercised its option for the construction of a fourth ultra-deep water drill
ship this year.
The researchers used a hot water drill
to dig through the 300-meter ice shelf and retrieve water from a subglacial lake located in the Grimsvotn volcanic caldera in Iceland.