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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Turner Communications, Rock Hill, SC, is a directional drilling specialist contractor that serves customers in many markets.
The scope of work is to supply the operator with directional drilling and MWD to drill, test and complete wells at approximately 2000-2500 m (vertical and deviated).
However, in May 2008, the Laney Directional Drilling part of the company was sold.
As we looked to the future, we recognized we had the perfect resources in terms of the experienced people on our staff and the continued financial backing of Sorenson Capital to strengthen our position as a premiere horizontal directional drilling contractor.
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.
We are pleased to continue the rapid growth of Southeast Directional Drilling," added Ugrich.
The Global and Chinese Horizontal Directional Drilling Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global horizontal directional drilling industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.
For 25 years, Laney Directional Drilling Company has become best known for longer and more difficult drills of larger diameter pipe in the directional drilling field.
When deciding on which field applied girth weld coating to approve for use, the engineering firm had to ensure that the field applied coating: 1) was designed for use in a directional drilling application; 2) was compatible with the plant applied coating; and 3) would perform similarly to the plant applied coating.
CONROE, Texas -- Multi-Shot LLC, one of the largest independent directional drilling service companies in the oil and gas industry today, has expanded its operations to enhance its energy services capabilities and customer focus.
31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This market research report categorizes the directional drilling services into submarkets on the basis of applications, services, types and geography.
The new Thread Head beacon housing has many features exclusive to the horizontal directional drilling (HDD) industry, including a straight-thread pattern that provides an exceptionally solid connection; an available four-bit drilling head that creates a smooth, round bore; and interchangeable, thread-in drill heads.

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