2009 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census

By Traci Read, Senior Editor | November 2009 Vol. 64 No. 11

G.B. Boots Smith Corp.
PO Drawer 1987
Laurel, MS 39441
Tel: (601) 649-3314
Contact: Billy Cleveland
1 rig offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 400,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 57,000 ft./lbs.
Capable of performing all horizontal directional drilling related work with a complete pipe-side assistance crew and equipment.

Southeast Directional Drilling
3117 North Cessna Ave.
Casa Grande, AZ 85222
Tel: (520) 423-2131
Fax: (520) 423-2143
Web: southeastdrilling.com
E-mail: steve@southeastdrilling.com
Contact: Steve Ugrich
4 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,400,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 140,000 ft./lbs.
56-in. HDD world record holder. Southwest Directional Drilling is capable of drilling in lengths in excess of 6,400 ft. and sizes up to 60-in. diameter pipe.
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Spring and Associates Inc.
29565 Chilcutt Rd.
Easton, MD 21601
Tel: (410) 822-0485
Fax: (410) 820-9096
Web: www.springgroup.net
E-mail: dtaylor@springgroup.net
Contact: Robert D. Taylor
2 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 220,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 25,000 ft./lbs.
Microtunneling up to 84"; 1" to 48" HDD bores; on grade sewer with pilot tube system; and steel jack and bore up to 84".

Sunland Construction Inc.
PO Box 1087
Eunice, LA 70534
Tel: (337) 546-0241
Fax: (337) 546-0245
Web: www.sunlandconstruction.com
Contact: James Daigle
2 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Torque: 30,600 ft./lbs.