2010 Large Directional Drilling Rig Census

By Traci Read, Senior Editor | November 2010, Vol. 65 No. 11

Mears Group Inc.
4500 N. Mission Rd.
Rosebush, MI 48878
Tel: (989) 433-2929
Fax: (989) 433-2199
Web: www.mears.net
E-mail: cheryl.marks@mears.net
Contact: Cheryl Marks
17 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,300,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 88,000 ft./lbs.
Turnkey HDD engineering and construction services. One of the largest HDD contractors in the world with 26 small, mid-size & large drilling rigs with up to 1,300,000 lbs. of pullback, installed pipe sizes with diameter over 60 inches and achieving industry record length.
Member of APCA, DCA, PLCA and PCCA.

Michels Corporation
817 W. Main Street
Brownsville, WI 53006
Tel: (920) 583-3132
Fax: (920) 924-4323
Web: www.michels.us
E-mail: tmcguire@michels.us
Contact: Tim McGuire
20 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 60 in.
Maximum Pullback: 1,200,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 100,000 ft./lbs.
Michels features specialized equipment and capabilities to install a wide variety of pipe up to 60 inches in diameter and crossing spans over 15,700 ft. in a wide range of consolidated and unconsolidated formation.
Member of DCA, PLCA and PCCA.

Mid America Underground LLC
901 Ridgeway Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506
Tel: (630) 897-5882
Fax: (630) 897-9999
Web: www.midamericaunderground.com
E-mail: gbosch@maunderground.com
Contact: Greg Bosch
5 rigs offering over 100,000-lbs. pullback
Maximum Pipe Diameter: 48 in.
Maximum Pullback: 500,000 lbs.
Maximum Torque: 90,000 ft./lbs.
Member of DCA and PCCA.